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Maximizing the Potential of Downtown Retail Districts Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series (CM | 2.5)
September 7, 2012 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pmFree
DVRPC’s Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series
Friday, September 7, 2012 9:30 am – 2:00pm – Light lunch will be served
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
8th Floor l ACP Building
190 N. Independence Mall West l Philadelphia, PA 19106
Please RSVP by Tuesday, September 4 at http://dvrpc.ticketleap.com/retail/
9:30 am – Coffee and Networking
10:00 am – Welcome and Introduction
10:15 am – Presentations
The Building Blocks of a Successful Downtown Retail District – Heather Arnold, Streetsense
What Key Criteria are Retailers Looking for? – Kelly Kost, Downtown Works
The Importance of Parking Management Strategies for Downtown Retail – Timothy Haahs, P.E., AIA, President/CEO, Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc.
12:00 – 12:45 pm – Lunch
12:45 – 2:00 pm – Roundtable discussion led by Karen Cilurso and Heather Arnold, Streetsense
Hear from your peers and colleagues as we share strategies and ideas on what your community is doing to keep your downtown districts thriving. Participants will be invited to share challenges and ideas as well as brainstorm answers to colleagues’ tough questions.
2:00 pm – Adjournment
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