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Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Hosts Statewide Downtown Conference

Simple sign stating Welcome to Downtown Denton TDA Conference Attendees

Denton to Host Statewide Downtown Conference
 

October 28, 2021 - Denton, TX
Denton will be host to the 2021 Texas Downtown Conference from November 3-5. The conference, presented annually by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA), is the only statewide conference dedicated to downtown. The 250+ attendees represent cities of all sizes, downtown and Main Street programs, economic development professionals, chambers of commerce staff, nonprofit leaders small business owners, and entrepreneur consultants. 

The Texas Downtown Association was established in 1985 to connect and serve communities that are committed to downtown development and vitality. 

Economic Development began coordinating its bid to host the TDA conference in 2018. Working with the Denton Main Street Association, Discover Denton, and TDA to host the conference by securing sponsors, keynote speakers and field session subjects, transportation, and the conference location. 

This year’s conference will feature keynote and breakout sessions, field sessions that will allow attendees to tour Downtown Denton projects and businesses, and events for attendees. Local Denton speakers have been invited to present and share strategies and best practices for downtown revitalization. 

For more information about the Texas Downtown Conference or other programs of the Texas Downtown Association, please visit www.texasdowntown.org


For more information contact:

Christina Davis , ED Specialist, Economic Development Department, Christina.Davis@cityofdenton.com (940) 349-7730
Catherine Sak, Executive Director, Texas Downtown Association, catherine@texasdowntown.org, (512) 472-7832

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