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 2020 - Canceled

62538794_10157487427873724_7809791806027071488_o.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQkQhdXh6XMWxOa39PZ5r530N3vEqZFoB4W_C-_Q2Vo0mlkO7iyamHna4_X-w2lDXyE&_nc_ht=scontent.fsan1-2.fna&oh=21e145e6f9020821b4816ccbcb714274&oe=5DC3F462 The 2020 Main Street Now Conference, scheduled for May 18-20 in Dallas, has been canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The health and safety of conference attendees, speakers, staff, and the Dallas community is our highest priority. Based on recommendations from the CDC, as well as emergency regulations issued by the City of Dallas, we have canceled the conference to help limit the spread of COVID-19. See official notice here.


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