Thank You for Attending the 2021 Main Street Now Conference!

April 15, 2021 |  Thank You for Attending the 2021 Main Street Now Conference! |

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Main Street Now Conference! We were truly inspired by the engaging discussions, thoughtful chat conversations, and energy of the nearly 4,000 conference attendees at our largest Main Street Now Conference ever! After three days together, we hope you're feeling renewed, recharged, and ready to rebuild stronger, more equitable Main Streets.
Give us your feedback on Main Street Now 2021! Please remember to review individual conference sessions in the conference platform and take our conference survey. Your feedback is important to us and we use it to make the conference as enjoyable and valuable as possible.


Come Back to Conference Sessions All Year Long

As a reminder, you can watch any sessions you missed or come back to any of your favorite sessions by logging into the conference platform and navigating to the session you'd like to see for one full year! Go to the "files" tab in each session to access tools related to the content. Plus, we've added recaps of key ideas and resources shared in the live chats of Main Idea sessions and other special sessions.


Congratulations to Mary Means Leadership Award Recipient Breanne Durham!

Left: Breanne Durham, Norma Ramirez de Miess (MSA), and Ellen Gamson (Mount Vernon)     Center: Breanne Durham     Right: Breanne with her Washington Trust colleagues at the 2019 Main Street Now Conference in Seattle

Congratulations to Breanne Durham, director of the Washington State Main Street Program, for being named this year’s recipient of the Mary Means Leadership Award at yesterday's Closing Plenary! The executive directors of all 36 Washington State Main Street communities jointly nominated Breanne for the award, crediting her unflagging encouragement for supporting local groups during the pandemic and motivating them to achieve their goals. Learn more about Breanne and her inspiring leadership in Washington here.

Share Main Street Now With Your Network

Want to share a Main Street Now session with a colleague, local civic leader, or small business owner? We are keeping registration open, so anyone can access conference content for one year. More details to come within the next week!

See You Next Year in Richmond

Mark your calendar for Main Street Now 2022 in Richmond, Virginia from May 16-18! We can't wait to be together again and experience everything Richmond has to offer. In the meantime, be sure to follow our Main Street Now Twitter and Facebook pages for the latest updates on next year's conference.

Get to Know Main Street America

New to Main Street America? Explore this presentation to learn about conference content tailored for you, along with how you can get more involved in the Main Street movement.

About Main Street Now

The Main Street Now Conference brings together thousands of local leaders from across the country – and the world – who share a commitment to building vibrancy and economic opportunity in downtowns and commercial districts. Whether you hail from an urban business district, small rural downtown, or some place in between, you will find real solutions to common problems and techniques to help position your community to thrive.