Blog Viewer

The 2023 Main Street America Institute Course Calendar is Live!

November 9, 2022 | It's Here: The 2023 Main Street America Institute Course Calendar is Live! |
The Main Street America Institute 2023 Course Calendar is now available. Learn more about MSAI and register here >

Start Planning for your 2023 Professional Development Schedule Now

We are excited to announce that the Main Street America Institute (MSAI) 2023 Course Calendar is now live and registration is open! Invest in your career and community by growing your Main Street revitalization toolbox through MSAI courses and workshops. Get a jumpstart on your professional development goals in the upcoming year by registering for our live online Advanced Principles Courses starting in January 2023. Looking for more educational opportunities? Save the date for our in-person Leadership Development Workshop taking place March 25-26 in Boston, Mass., and register anytime for our On-Demand Topics Courses.

Advanced Principles Courses

Live online courses offering a thorough overview of the subject area relative to its implementation as an essential element of the Main Street Approach. Note: All sessions will take place from 1pm - 2:30pm CT. We highly encourage participants to attend sessions live in order to fully benefit from the interactive components of the curriculum; recordings will be made available to those who have scheduling conflicts.

Sustainable Organization | January 10, 17, and 24
Building a healthy organizational foundation is key to attracting engagement and investment for your commercial district. Whether you are positioned in a long-standing program or starting anew, Advanced Principles of Sustainable Organization will give you tools to strengthen your organization. Learn more >

Quality Design | February 7, 14, and 21
From the basics of downtown design to comprehensive planning, join Advanced Principles of Quality Design for best practices in enhancing the look and feel of your district. Learn more >

Economic Vitality | April 11, 18, and 25
How can your organization best position your commercial district program to catalyze the local economy? Join Advanced Principles of Economic Vitality for the key tools to strengthen and diversify the local economic base. Learn more >

Effective Promotion | May 9, 16, and 30
Effective downtown promotions are much more than memorable events. In Advanced Principles of Effective Promotion, gain insights to position your commercial district as the center of community activity, culture and local commerce. Learn more >

Leadership Development | June 6, 13, and 20
For commercial district revitalization professionals, effective leadership means bringing diverse stakeholders together in the pursuit of community transformation. Elevate your skill set as a revitalization leader through Advanced Principles of Leadership Development. Learn more >

Save with our Advanced Principles Package
Purchase all five courses by January 10 to receive one course registration free! For more information about this package and member discounts, visit our course catalog. If purchasing courses individually, use your Main Street America Member discount code at checkout.
Questions? Email

Learn more & register today! >

Topics Courses

On-Demand online sessions diving deep into a specific sub-area of the Main Street Approach, focusing on current trends and best practices.
Getting Retail Ready >
Promoting the Local Economy >
Strong Leadership Teams >
Funding Revitalization Programs >
Commercial District Planning >

Learn more & register today! >

Leadership Development Workshop

Invest in your Skillset with our Leadership Development Workshop! Join us March 25-26 in Boston, Mass., for this high impact, in-person professional development opportunity designed to equip you with the tools and strategies vital to connect, motivate, and lead people effectively. Mark your calendars and secure your seat through the 2023 Main Street Now Conference registration page (launching in early December 2022). Learn more >

About MSAI

The Main Street America Institute provides participants with a unique, dynamic environment to explore preservation-based revitalization topics and develop advanced skills that are essential for leading results-oriented organizations addressing the needs of historic downtowns and commercial districts. Learn more about MSAI here >
Have questions? Email