Cultivating Creative Communities Conference ~ Oct. 24-27, 2006 Charlotte, NC

Cultivating Creative Communities Conference ~ Oct. 24-27, 2006 Charlotte, NC

Partners for Livable Communities

Register today for the Cultivating Creative Communities Conference and explore the interlocking themes of AMENITIES, CREATIVITY, EQUITY, and SUSTAINABILITY in urban and community development ->


Since its founding in 1977, Partners for Livable Communities (Partners) has helped communities across the globe set a common vision for the future, discover and use new resources for community and economic development, and build public/private coalitions to further their goals. CULTIVATING CREATIVE COMMUNITIES will be a groundbreaking international conference filled with discussion on the opportunities and challenges facing cities and regions in the global creative economy.

Conference Events include:

~Stimulating Keynote speeches by urban commentator Joel Kotkin, Manchester Bidwell Corporation president Bill Strickland, and Duke Nuclear president Ruth Shaw

~Engaging Plenary sessions with key leaders such as PolicyLink's Angela Blackwell, Smart Growth Leadership Institute's Parris Glendening, St Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association's Dick Fleming, Mayor of Charlotte Patrick McCrory, Former Florida Secretary of State Glenda Hood, and Rochester Institute of Technology President Albert J. Simone

~Intimate Breakout sessions spanning the four themes with presentations by elected officials from across the country, national spokespeople and consultants, grassroots community developers, and urban researchers

~Exciting Off-site breakouts around the City of Charlotte to experience first-hand solutions and ideas that are working for the city and region

Please visit to register and to learn more about this event.

Related Link: Cultivating Creative Communities Conference

For more information contact:

Irene Garnett
Partners for Livable Communities
1429 21st Street NW
DC 20036

Phone: 202-887-5990
Fax: 202-466-4845
Email: [email protected]

Posted September 22, 2006

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