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Registration is Open for Main Street Now 2023!

December 7, 2022 | Registration is Open for Main Street Now 2023! |

Registration is Open for Main Street Now 2023!

The 2023 Main Street Now Conference is coming to Boston, Massachusetts, March 27-29. Register today and join fellow commercial district revitalization leaders from across the country for three days of education sessions, special events, mobile workshops, and opportunities to explore the host city, including 20 Main Street neighborhoods! Whether you come from an urban business district, small rural downtown, or somewhere in between, the Main Street Now Conference offers solutions to common problems and new techniques to help your community thrive. Register Now! >

Registration Rates
  • Early Bird (by February 5*): $455 Member | $620 Non-Member
  • Regular (by March 16*): $555 Member | $720 Non-Member
  • On-Site: $750 Member, Non-Member
  • One Day: $375
  • Student: $200
  • Civic Leader: $175

Main Street Now Merch
The official Main Street Now 2023 t-shirt is available for pre-sale during registration. A limited supply of shirts will also be available at the Main Street America booth in the Expo Hall. Printed on soft, lightweight, and pre-shrunk jersey, the Main Street Now 2023 t-shirt is unisex and features a tribute to the 20 vibrant and diverse Main Streets of this year's host city: Boston, Massachusetts!

Learn more about our COVID19 Precautions Policy and get answers to Frequently Asked Questions here >
*Deadlines are subject to change.

Hotel & Travel Options

Be part of the conference scene and stay in the official Main Street Now 2023 hotel: Boston Marriott Copley Place! Enjoy recently renovated rooms with ample workroom and comfy beds, fitness center and indoor heated pool amenities, and the opportunity to network with fellow attendees more fully. Room blocks for conference attendees are available. Learn more and make your reservation >

Amtrak's Acela route offers downtown to downtown service between Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC, and other intermediate cities to the Boston South Street Rail Station. Get the best fares by booking your travel as far in advance as possible and by checking out Amtrak's Group Travel Discount program for groups of 15 or more. Learn more about Amtrak travel >

Learning Opportunities

Conference Schedule & Sessions
The 2023 itinerary will feature education sessions, guest speakers, mobile workshops, and more exploring perennial downtown and commercial district management guided by the Main Street Approach™ and the conference's three themes: Community Wealth Building & Shared Prosperity, Resilient & Future-focused Main Streets, Building Community Connections. Plus, plenty of opportunities to connect and celebrate. Preview the itinerary and sessions >

Leadership Development Workshop
Looking to supercharge your conference experience? Register for the Leadership Development Workshop! Taking place ahead of the conference from March 25-26, and led by expert leadership coaches and facilitators, this workshop is a high impact, in-person professional development opportunity designed to equip Main Street leaders with the tools and strategies vital to connect, motivate, and lead people effectively. Learn more and register >

Watch: See You Soon in Boston

Get a taste of the sights, sounds, history, culture, and vibrant Boston neighborhoods welcoming Main Street Now 2023.

Video courtesy of Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Jamaica Plain

Cross-cultural celebrations, global culinary offerings, diverse festivals, and a multitude of storefronts and local businesses collectively create an authentic Boston experience...and Jamaica Plain is no exception! Watch this video to meet some of the people who call Jamaica Plain home and dive deeper by checking out the EglestonJP Centre/South, and Three Squares Main Street districts that are nurturing community connections. This is just one of Boston's many vibrant neighborhoods! Stay tuned for more spotlights.

Conference Co-Hosts