2019 Main Street Now Conference

Main Street Now 2019


Join us!

Join us for the 2019 Main Street Now Conference in Seattle, Wash., March 25 - 27. Convened annually, the Main Street Now Conference showcases implementable best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative ideas from our national network of practitioners, as well as those in adjacent fields who share in the goal of creating economic and social prosperity in downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts. With beautiful Seattle and its surrounding communities as our living laboratory, this year's conference will leave you feeling inspired and equipped with tools to help you in your work.


Mobile Event Guide

The Mobile Event Guide is your go-to source for conference information:

  • Detailed conference schedule--including 100+ education sessions, special events, and more;
  • Speaker profiles--learn more about the conference speakers and view all the sessions they're presenting;
  • Sponsor listings--get to know our conference partners and supporters;
  • Plus, make a profile to create a personal schedule, takes notes, and save your favorite sponsors, exhibitors, and documents!

Access the Mobile Event Guide online from any web browser at eventmobi.com/mainstreetnow19 or search “MSN 2019” in the Apple App Store or on Google Play to download the app.

Please note: we’ll be providing a condensed printed program onsite this year that’s quicker and easier to navigate. It will contain a full schedule and basic info on all education sessions. The best place to view full session descriptions, speaker details, and last-minute updates will be on the Mobile Event Guide. A printable PDF schedule with full details will also be posted online before the conference.


Online Rate
Jan. 15 - Mar. 18 midnight EST


Onsite Rate


Other Rates


*must present proof of current enrollment upon check in onsite.

Please note: Coffee breaks and light breakfasts will be provided, but meals are not included in your registration.


Already registered? Please check out this registration cheat sheet for check-in details.
Please contact registration support with questions and view the cancellation policy here.

NEW! Special Rate for Civic Leaders

The National Main Street Center is offering a special discounted rate of just $125 to local elected officials and senior local government staff from Main Street America communities and districts. Invite your Civic Leader partners to be your guest at Main Street Now to help strengthen the bond between Main Street and the municipality. Download and share an informational flyer.

Who is eligible?*
Mayors | County Executives | City council members | Elected local municipal leaders | Staff at the director level and above in Main Street-related departments (i.e. economic development, planning, etc.)

*Must be from a Main Street America community but does not apply to the Main Street director/manager role.

Hotel & Conference Location

The conference will be held at the brand new Hyatt Regency Seattle opening in the fall of 2018! It is located in the heart of downtown Seattle's thriving retail and theater district. Rooms will be available for $189/night (not including tax) and feature complimentary wifi. Book a room in our discounted block.

Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell Street
Seattle, Washington, 98101
Tel: 1-800-233-1234


Overflow Hotels

Homewood Suites - Seattle Convention Center Pike Street
Featuring all-suite accommodations this Homewood Suites hotel brings you the comforts of home and the convenience of the office. Suites include a full kitchen, hot full breakfast daily, complimentary evening social* Monday through Thursday, business center and internet access to keep you comfortable and connected. Rooms are available for $199 exclusive of taxes. Book online here.

Homewood Suites
1011 Pike Street
Seattle, Washington, 98101
Tel: (206) 682-8282
Grand Hyatt Seattle
Grand Hyatt Seattle boasts contemporary guest rooms and suites featuring sleek, modern furniture and spa-inspired bathrooms. Enjoy the 3,800 square foot fitness center and a downtown location close to the conference hotel and area attractions. Rooms are available for $209 per night exclusive of taxes. Book online here.

Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street
Seattle, Washington, 98101

Tel: (206) 774-1234

Hyatt at Olive 8
The first LEED-certified hotel in Seattle, this hotel offers a sleek, urban environment, with 346 eco-friendly rooms. Enjoy the indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center. Rooms feature mini-refrigerators, iHome stereo with iPod® docking station and coffee/tea makers. This hotel is very close to the conference hotel and area attractions. Rooms are available for $209 per night exclusive of taxes. Book online here.

Hyatt at Olive 8
1635 8th Ave.
Seattle, Washington, 98101
Tel: (206) 695-1234

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship is one of the best ways to position your company or organization as a thought leader and to highlight your commitment to advancing local economic development. As a sponsor, you will be able to:
  • Demonstrate leadership in the field to over 1,500 attendees.
  • Showcase your organization’s expertise through programming and promotions.
  • Support communities on their path to economic vitality.


To learn more about how to become a sponsor, contact Katie Eckstein at keckstein@savingplaces.org

Exhibitor Opportunities

The conference’s Main Street Expo is where Main Street directors, volunteers, board members, and municipal leaders gather and meet face-to-face with over 50 exhibiting companies and organizations. Get the word out about your business, market your services, and make valuable connections with local leaders by purchasing a booth!




Media Credentials

Members of the media are eligible to receive complimentary registration for all non-ticketed conference sessions and plenaries. Please fill out this form to be considered for media credentials. Questions? Please email Jenna Temkin at jtemkin@savingplaces.org.