Past Conferences

Past Conferences

Pittsburgh 2017

Thank you to everyone for an incredible 2017 Main Street Now Conference! We hope that all 1,500+ who attended were inspired and left Pittsburgh equipped with valuable new information, tools, and connections. Thanks as well to our 2017 conference co-hosts, Pennsylvania Downtown Center and Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, for their hard work in bring the conference to Pittsburgh.


Individual session evaluations are available on the Mobile Event Guide ( (Passcode: mainstreet17) Click on the session description via the schedule module, then scroll to the bottom of the description to find the “Session Feedback” area. Thanks for taking the time to evaluate—your feedback helps us provide an even better experience next year in Kansas City, March 26-28, 2018!

For a photo recap, please visit the 2017 conference Flickr page. You can also search for photos and posts from fellow conference attendees on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with the official conference hashtag #NOW17.

Looking for Main Street Now presentations? Speakers who choose to share their materials will upload them to the Mobile Event Guide in the coming weeks! Just click on a session and scroll down to the “Documents” section to view. Please note: speakers are not required to share, so we can’t guarantee every session will be available.

Our sponsors help support the work we do to re-energize local businesses, refurbish historic buildings and build vibrant, sustainable local economies. Learn more about each of our generous sponsors on the MSN 2017 mobile event guide! (Enter passcode mainstreet17)


Click for photo recaps of past conferences:
2016 Milwaukee
2015 Atlanta
2014 Detroit