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2014 Oregon Main Street Conference in McMinnville!

Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Enhancing Main Street:
Owners, Proprietors, & you

2014 Oregon Main Street Conference

October 1-3, 2014 - McMinnville, Oregon

About the Conference: Get ready to be inspired! Make new connections and get new tools to keep your downtown vibrant and competitive in today’s market. The 2014 Oregon Main Street 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. The format includes walking tours, lectures, and networking time.  Join us for this very special, one-of-a-kind conference!

Who Should Attend: Staff and volunteers of organizations focusing on downtown historic preservation and economic development, downtown business and property owners, government leaders, chamber of commerce professionals and volunteers, and others with an interest in the future of downtown will benefit from attending this conference.

For more information about the conference, download the 2014omsflyer.pdf pdf Document

Registration is open and free to ADHDA members.  You can register online at: http://2014omsconference.eventbrite.com.


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