Main Street Now Conference

Main Street Now

The premier historic preservation-based community revitalization conference.


About the Main Street Now Conference

 The Main Street Now Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, providing attendees with an opportunity to convene and learn about the innovative methods and practices that make the Main Street Approach™ one of the most powerful economic development tools in the nation. 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 Main Street Program and your community to thrive.

What does the conference offer you?
People from urban neighborhood business districts, small and rural towns, suburban communities, large and midsized cities, will all benefit from ideas, solutions, issue discussion, and networking opportunities that only we offer.
  • Three full days of learning and networking opportunities
  • Daylong Main Street Approach® training;
  • Mobile workshops where attendees learn from revitalization successes and challenges in our host city and surrounding Main Street communities;
  • Expo Hall filled with product and service providers specializing in commercial district revitalization; and
  • Opportunities to network with colleagues who are experiencing similar successes and challenges in their communities.

Main Street Now 2021

Join us April 12-14 as we go virtual for the 2021 Main Street Now Conference! We will be bringing you three days of immersive online event that will be as close to the high-energy Main Street Now experience that you know and love. We look forward to sharing lots more about Main Street Now 2021 in the coming months. In the meantime, please share with us the topics and types of conference sessions that would be most valuable to you via this survey.


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