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2019 North Dakota Downtown Conference

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Old Armory

320 1st Avenue East

Williston, ND 58801

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The Williston Downtowners Association is thrilled to be hosting this years North Dakota Downtown Conference! Amazing keynote speakers, informative breakout sessions, debates, and more! Get your tickets and we’ll see you in Williston’s downtown August 28 & 29! Learn useful information to help you thrive in your downtown role, whether you work for a local government, downtown organization, downtown retail, or if you're just a downtown enthusiast. There will be breakout sessions on impacting policy, downtown retail and dining strategies, utilizing historic buildings in your downtown, and more relevant topics for you to engage with. Keynote speeches from four incredible speakers (listed below) will not only entertain, but inform. Not to mention some great food, and a chance to network and connect with other Downtown-minded people. We can't wait to see you in Downtown Williston!

Keynote Speakers

Doug Griffiths - Author of 13 Ways to Kill Your Community

Marcus Westbury - Founder of Revive Newcastle & Revive Australia

Ed McMahon - Senior Fellow for Sustainable Development with the Urban Land Institute

Amanda Brinkman - Host & Executive Producer of the show Small Business Revolution


Schedule

Tuesday, August 27th

8:00-9:00pm - Early Check In

Wednesday, August 28th

8:00-8:45am - Check In/Breakfast & Coffee

8:45-9:15am - Opening Session

9:15-10:30am - Keynote (Doug Griffiths)

10:40-11:40am - Breakout Sessions

12:00-1:00pm - Lunch Pad

1:20-2:20pm - Keynote (Marcus Westbury)

2:30-3:30pm - Debate

3:40-4:40pm - Keynote (Ed McMahon)

4:40-4:50pm - Close of Day 1

5:00-6:30pm - Social

Thursday, August 29th

8:00-8:50am - Breakfast & Coffee

9:00-9:15am - Day 2 Opening Session

9:15-10:15am - Keynote (Amanda Brinkman)

10:30-11:30am - Breakout Sessions

12:00-2:00pm - Closing Lunch/Awards

3:00-5:00pm - Tours

5:00-9:00pm - Summer Nights on Main Event


Hotel Information

We have hotel blocks set up with the following hotels.

Clarion Hotel & Suites - $89 a night. (701) 774-1179

El Rancho Hotel - $69/$79 a night depending on the room. (701) 572-6321

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