2017 Texas Downtown Conference
The 2017 Texas Downtown Conference will be held November 7-10 in beautiful McKinney.
Since 1986 we have partnered with the Texas Main Street Program of the Texas Historical Commission to present this opportunity for educational sessions, networking opportunities with downtown professionals, and field sessions that allow you to explore and learn about an amazing, historic downtown. The conference is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.
Ian Lockwood, Toole Design Group
We're thrilled to welcome Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group as our opening keynote speaker. Ian's session will focus on strategies for turning vision into reality, designing for walkability, attracting people to your downtown, and measures of effectiveness.
Daron K. Roberts
Our closing session features Daron K. Roberts, an inspirational speaker with a powerful message. In this riveting talk, Daron will share the leadership lessons that he has learned as a fifth generation Texan, NFL coach and university professor. Daron is a former NFL coach and author.
2017 Conference Presentations
Great Main Street Adventures by Shelly Hargrove + Shanta Kunl - download PDF
The Importance of Parking Planning by Jaime Snyder, CAPP - download PDF
Simple Solutions for Irritating Issues by Sarah Obrien + Anita Brown - download PDF
View the 2017 conference start and opening key note by Ian Lockwood.