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Oregon Main Street Conference
October 4, 2017 - October 6, 2017
Registration is open for the Oregon Main Street Conference and Excellence in Downtown Revitalization Awards Celebration, October 4-6, in Oregon City. Get ready to be inspired! Make new connections and get new tools to keep your downtown vibrant and competitive in today’s market. The 2017 Oregon Main Street Annual Conference will offer proven ideas and strategies for preservation-based revitalization that is relevant to rural, mid-sized, and urban communities. This conference is a great way to look at the “big picture” of downtown revitalization by discovering fresh ideas and learning numerous ways to turn your historic downtown or neighborhood commercial district into a bustling center of activity. Sessions cover a variety of topics for both beginners and those with experience, including: place-making, special events, inclusion and diversity, engaging millennials, storytelling, sustainable funding, business recruitment, and more. The conference format includes walking tours, lectures, and networking time. See the Preliminary Schedule for more information or visit Oregon.gov for more information. This conference is supported by: Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Main Street, Downtown Oregon City Association, Transportation Growth Management.