Midwest Urban District Forum 2016


Experience Progress on All Fronts in the Midwest

Join us in Cincinnati, just one of the urban centers in the Midwest fueled by diehard supporters who not only make things, but make things happen. Cincinnati is a prime example of a renewed commitment to the Midwest. We will examine future trends from global, office and retail experts; focus on financing models including Historic Tax Credits; learn proven, innovative ways to attract independent retailers; and hear from David Giffels, author of The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt. The theme is Progress 360° and we promise you will see progress on all fronts.

Downtown Cincinnati Inc. and the International Downtown Association are champions for the revitalization of the urban core and together will be hosting the Midwest Urban District Forum in the heart of downtown Cincinnati to share strategies, build partnerships, and find inspiration. Join us on April 6 and 7, 2016.


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The Program

Click here to view the Program. New sessions and speakers will be added as they are available, so check back for more details. The program is subject to change.

Register onsite at the Westin Cincinnati. Questions email Carolyn Dellutri at cdellutri@ida-downtown.org

Book Your Hotel or Vehicle

Take advantage of a special group rate of $175 at the Westin Cincinnati, 21 E. 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202. Click here to make your reservation for April 6-8.

If you need a rental car or sedan, IDA has arranged for you to receive a special discount through Avis. Please call 1-800-331-1600 and use the discount code J789503, or click here to make your reservation.


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