Downtown Idea Exchange

$246.00

Includes: Monthly digital newsletter. Access to the issue archive. Access for two coworkers. And the 18-page special report, Revitalizing Downtown with Public Art.

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Description

Now, more than ever, downtown leaders are turning to Downtown Idea Exchange for practical news, information, and examples of how downtowns are reopening, repositioning, and moving forward.

In its pages, you’ll learn what they are doing and how they do it. And we’ll point you in the direction of additional resources and networking opportunities.

Here’s how it works
When you subscribe you’ll receive 12 monthly issues of Downtown Idea Exchange. Full access to the online issue archive. And access for two additional people on your team.

Focused on your needs
You’ll discover how cities and towns of all sizes are tackling tough challenges like business recruitment and retention; attracting shoppers, diners, and other visitors; funding downtown improvements; building support for investment downtown; improving walkability; creating a more inviting physical environment; activating public spaces; increasing the economic base; and more.

Recent articles have included:

  • Food carts and asphalt art are among models of post-pandemic recovery efforts
  • City’s revamped building improvement program draws interest
  • With housing in short supply, downtown office conversion helps fill the need
  • Balancing outdoor drinking with family friendliness
  • With many office workers still staying home, downtowns try to woo them back
  • Billions of dollars are heading to states and cities; make sure downtown gets its share
  • Steady stream of small-scale improvements drove this downtown’s turnaround
  • Low-cost artist studios support downtown’s gallery row
  • Downtown updates traditional marketing in effort to increase repeat visits
  • Five steps to bringing small scale manufacturers downtown

Special offer
You’ll also receive the 18-page special report Revitalizing Downtown with Public Art. It brings you important case studies and practical information on how cities across North America are using public art to fill vacant space, drive local and non-local visits downtown, contribute to a strong sense of place, and beautify the city center.

Subscribe today and start this valuable resource working for your downtown.

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Downtown Idea Exchange

Each issue of Downtown Idea Exchange includes links to valuable background material, additional information, and related resources that we just can’t fit in the newsletter.

Welcome Gift

With your subscription, you’ll receive the 18-page special report Revitalizing Downtown with Public Art. It brings you important case studies and practical information on how cities across North America are using public art to fill vacant space, drive local and nonlocal visits downtown, contribute to a strong sense of place, and beautify the city center.

 

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Testimonials

“Our staff very much enjoys Downtown Idea Exchange. We benefit from the experience of other cities who share their success stories in each issue.”
— Brian R. Davis,
Director, City of Roseburg Community Development Department


“The Downtown Development Center is one of my most valuable tools. For folks like ourselves with limited resources, we use these publications to light fires that will shine long after the ideas have come to life.”
— Betsy Manuel,
Executive Director Heart of Medford


Downtown Idea Exchange is a great tool and really does bring new networking and sharing opportunities to those of us who work for downtown. Thanks again and keep up the great work.”
— Sherry H. Spring,
Executive Director,  Downtown Hampton Development Partnership


“I just took over as the new President for Downtown Novato Business Association. I was so impressed with your information on what other towns have done with small grants.”
— Denise Athas,
President, Downtown Novato Business Association

“We are long-time subscribers and consider the Idea Exchange very valuable to our work.”
— Sue Dusharme,
Programs Director, Downtown Business Association of Escondido

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