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This year’s conference, “AuthentiCITY,” will highlight Winnipeg’s approach to achieving impact, embracing trends, and solving problems that face downtowns and urban districts coast to coast and across the globe. Conference programming and events will leverage Winnipeg’s partnership ethos and create a learning laboratory to inspire attendees’ partnerships in their own communities. By integrating best-in-class and how-to examples of successful partnerships with key industry subjects and trends, the 2017 conference and tradeshow will be the place for practitioners to gain the tactics and knowledge necessary to transform cities into healthy and vibrant urban places.

Winnipeg 2017: Call for Content Due Feb. 17!

Elevate your most creative projects and submit a proposal to present in Winnipeg for the 63rd Annual Conference & Tradeshow, Sept. 13-15, 2017. This year's conference theme, authentiCITY, will highlight Winnipeg's approach to embrace diversity, achieve impact, and solve problems to create an authentic place.

Click here for submission details and topic guidelines. Deadline to submit proposals is Friday, February 17, 2017, 5 PM PST


Urban Champions

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ ICSC Springboard TourismWinnipeg City of Winnipeg

District Advocates

Brandish Earthplanter MIG PUMA Streetplus West End Biz

Awards Partner

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Centre Venture Exchange District Biz Victor Stanley

Sponsor the Event

Showcase your products and services alongside IDA at our premier annual event, attracting hundreds of urban leaders and placemaking professionals from around the globe. Click here for more information.