Regional Roundtables & Webinars

TDA's educational events are designed to provide our members educational and networking opportunities within their regions. Roundtables are half to full day events and include presentations, discussions, networking, and lunch.  These meetings are a great way to showcase your downtown and share initiatives and strategies that have been useful in your community.

Regional Roundtables and webinars are open to both members and non-members of TDA.

Previous Topics
The Arts & Downtown
Growing Your Business Through Philanthropy
Developing a Strategy to Attract Locals
Attracting Entrepreneurs
Supporting Small Business Retention & Working with Local Partners
Small Business Best Practices
Comprehensive Incentives for Downtown
Pop Up Businesses
Food Trucks and Downtown
Collaborative Marketing for Local Restaurants
The Business of Art
Tools of Revitalization - Economic Development Funding Strategies
Preparing for and Responding to Economic Disruption
Small Business Solutions: E-Commerce & Social Media Marketing*
Hope for the Holidays*
Light up the Night: Strategies for Downtown Lighting*

*Recordings available for purchase

February Webinar: Downtown Associations

Better Together: Downtown Associations

Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Cost: $20.00

Downtown associations can bring business owners together for communication purposes, to share ideas, and to promote downtown districts to larger audiences. Join us for this panel discussion featuring representatives of three different downtown associations who will share information about engaging association members, developing downtown initiatives, and confronting challenges.

Interested but can't attend? Register and we will share a recording of the webinar after the event.

Kelly Blackall, Main and Mill, Downtown Lewisville
Amber Caverly, Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association
Heather Cicirello, Main and Mill, Downtown Lewisville
Irene Delgado, Dumas Downtown Association
Shane Henry, Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association


Upcoming Webinars

March: Downtown Housing
The development of housing can make a big difference to a downtown. Residents are more likely to support downtown businesses and contribute to downtown safety, while quality projects can increase property values in a district. This webinar will feature both housing developers and residents.