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Registration Now Open — 16th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

Local Government Commission
Nov 30, 2016
Sacramento, CA


Registration is now open for the 16th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth: Practical Tools and Innovative Strategies for Creating Great Communities Conference, held February 2-4, 2017 in St. Louis, MO. Early-bird rates are available now through November 30th.

This year's conference will feature 80+ conference sessions – plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, focused trainings – and much more over three full days. The event will also include Parklets 5.0, over 15 tours, an interactive tech fair, and several focused networking opportunities.

Conference sessions will focus on issues such as: providing affordable housing choices; financing smart growth and capacity-building; creating healthy economies; fostering entrepreneurial innovation and local job creation; successful partnerships for sustainable communities; community resiliency and energy independence; regional transportation systems and equitable TOD; improving water quality; healthy food access and food systems planning; engaging youth in smart growth planning; emerging fiscal impact tools; climate justice; promoting equitable development and environmental justice; and much, much more!

Come a Day Early and Participate in Tactical Urbanism in St. Louis!

New this year will be two different very dynamic, local "tactical urbanism" installations taking place the morning of February 1st, in two different locations in St. Louis. Participants will have the opportunity to come to St. Louis a day early to join with local residents in helping install a temporary traffic calming pop-up and either a permanent parklet or a pedestrian plaza! 

Become a Promotional Partner and Get a Discount on Registration!

All Promotional Partners for this year's conference will receive a 5% discount on the regular registration rates. Become a Promotional Partner today by visiting to take advantage of this exclusive offer!

Hotel Reservations — The deadline to receive the group room rate of $125 (single or double occupancy) at Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel is January 9, 2017. Make your reservations by calling 1-800-397-1282 and indicate you are attending the New Partners Conference.

Follow us on Facebook — The New Partners for Smart Growth Conference is on Facebook! Get the latest current event updates and start networking with others planning to attend!

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Visit for detailed information on the conference program, tours of model projects, special events, invited speakers, hotel and transportation information, and to REGISTER NOW!

For more information contact:

Kelsey Wolf-Cloud

Local Government Commission

Phone: 916-448-1198 ext. 342

Email: [email protected]

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October 6, 2016 - 12:00am
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