date

11/04/2019

location

The Avenue MKE

Empty Storefronts Conference

Presented By NAIOP WI

The Empty Storefronts Conference is a day-long conference that focuses on holistic solutions, national trends, best practices, and success stories that lead to action plans and spark ideas to fill empty storefronts.

The Empty Storefronts Conference features national and local speakers that have implemented practices and tactics in their own communities and across the country to address vacant storefronts and is hosted in storefronts and neighborhoods across Milwaukee.

Ticket price includes complimentary breakfast, lunch and happy hour, as well as shuttles to speaker sessions.

Is your company interested in sponsorship opportunities? Email us at contact@newaukee.com for more information!

See Recap from 2018 Conference

Speakers

Brandon Methu
Founder, OpportunityCrowd
"Opportunity Crowd"

Sue Holdsworth
Strategic Planner, City of Edmonton
"Winter Placemaking: Don't Roll Up Your Streets in Winter"

Bill Ryan
Community Business Development Specialist, University of Wisconsin - Extension
"Creative Uses for Downtown Buildings in Small Towns"

N David Milder
President & CEO, DANTH Inc
"Creative Uses for Downtown Buildings in Small Towns"

Willow Goldstein
Founder & Creative Director, The Bakery Atlanta
"Culture, Community, and Commodification: How to Leverage DIY without Selling Out"

Amanda Norris
Community Manager, The Bakery Atlanta
"Culture, Community, and Commodification: How to Leverage DIY without Selling Out"

Amelia Davis
Community Director, Tech Square ATL
""Co-lation does not equal Collaboration""

Ashley Colpaart, PhD
Founder & CEO, The Food Corridor
"Shared-Use Commercial Kitchens: Trends and Opportunities"

Lilo Allen
Founder & Owner, Papyrus & Charms; Founder, The Bronzeville Collective
"Collaboration Works: How to Sustain a Brick & Mortar in the Digital Age”"

Tiffany Miller
Founder & Owner, FlyBlooms; Founder, The Bronzeville Collective
"Collaboration Works: How to Sustain a Brick & Mortar in the Digital Age”"

Jamie Pesch
Planner II, City of Muskegon
"Muskegon’s Western Market"

Ali Carter
Economic Development Coordinator, Town of Arlington
"Going Legal: Arlington, Massachusetts' Vacant Storefront Bylaw"

Aaron Greiner
Director, CultureHouse

Ann Chandler
Shareholder, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Christopher Schreiber
Shareholder, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Jeffrey Mark
Shareholder, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Peter White
Attorney, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Stacy Peterson
President/Owner, Connoils LLC

Hotel Info

We have discounted attendee blocks at the following hotels, provided by Marcus Hotels & Resorts:

Please visit the links above to arrange and pay for accommodations.

Parking Information

2nd and Michigan Lot – Secure Parking USA
www.secureparkingusa.com

Book online and save!

Use Code: EVENTNKE
Redeem Value: $3.00 OFF
Use Limit: Once per day

Public Transit Information

Don’t want to pay for ridesharing or parking downtown?  Take Milwaukee County Transit System!  They have a number of routes from all over the county that will bring you directly downtown. Check out these routes’ schedules here:  https://www.ridemcts.com/routes-schedules

Rides are just $2 each with an M-Card or the RideMCTS app (includes 90-minutes of free transfers. Cash fare is $2.25 and no free transfer).  Visit https://www.ridemcts.com/fares-passes for info on fares.  Plan your trip, buy a ticket and track your bus in Real-Time using the Ride MCTS app, which is free to download on Apple or Android devices.

Empty Storefronts Conference

08:30AM - 05:00PM

Monday, November 4, 2019

TIX: $99

plus

161 W. Wisconsin Ave

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