LOA is excited to announce upcoming speaking engagements.  Hope to see you there!

New York State Urban Council
Annual Downtown Conference: The Art & Science of Place-Making
Ithaca, NY  |   Sept 16, 12-1pm
Lunchtime presentation of best practices for retail attraction in both large and small communities.

International Economic Development Council
Training Courses: Neighborhood Development Strategies
Baltimore, MD   |   Sept 24-25
Two sessions: Neighborhood Commercial Development highlighting the importance of urban design, political and financial support, and the role of retail and non-retail establishments. And Community Economic Development discussing what strategies have emerged in recent years to help build personal assets for individuals as well as the tax base for a community.