2017 Texas Downtown Conference
The 2017 Texas Downtown Conference will be held November 7-10 in beautiful McKinney.
Since 1986 we have partnered with the Texas Main Street Program of the Texas Historical Commission to present this opportunity for educational sessions, networking opportunities with downtown professionals, and field sessions that allow you to explore and learn about an amazing, historic downtown. The conference is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.
Our opening and closing keynote speakers are sure to deliver great information, strategies, and inspiration for your downtown.
Ian Lockwood, Toole Design Group
We're thrilled to welcome Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group as our opening keynote speaker. Ian's session will focus on strategies for turning vision into reality, designing for walkability, attracting people to your downtown, and measures of effectiveness.
Daron K. Roberts
Our closing session features Daron K. Roberts, an inspirational speaker with a powerful message. In this riveting talk, Daron will share the leadership lessons that he has learned as a fifth generation Texan, NFL coach and university professor. Daron is a former NFL coach and author.