Submitters should use this category to highlight: Leadership Skills; Visioning; Board Leadership including roles / responsibilities / expectations; Strategic planning with your team and board; External Relationship Building.
Submitters should use this category to highlight: Business Recruitment; Business Retention, Market Analysis/Market Research; Real Estate Financing; Historic Preservation Financing; Real Estate Development & Redevelopment; Attainable Housing- Workforce and Affordable; Residential development; Nighttime Economy; Tourism; Innovative Financing Methods; Working with entrepreneurs through Incubators, Co-working spaces and foodhalls; Retail recruitment including restaurants, national chains, local independents and pop-ups.
Submitters should use this category to highlight: Governance; District Assessment models, District Formation and enabling legislation; Operational Systems; Board Management; Managing your team; Non-Profit Finance.
Submitters should use this category to highlight: Branding; Public Relations; Public Engagement; Communications; Marketing strategies; Data and Metrics; Messaging and Reporting; Sponsorship and Fundraising strategies; Technology Trends; Crisis Communications plans.
Submitters should use this category to highlight: Government Relations; Research; Stakeholder/Community Engagement; Equity and Inclusion; Social Issues; Legislation.
Submitters should use this category to highlight: Clean, safe and hospitality; placemaking; activation; parks and open space; homelessness, panhandling and social services; opioid epidemic; beautification and landscape; public safety; public art; sidewalk activations; facilities management; street banners and holiday décor; parklets; technology trends for managing, responding, tracking and reporting.
Submitters should use this category to highlight: Downtown visioning; downtown master planning; real estate development, zoning, land-use and permitting; streetscape improvements; transit-oriented development; multi-modal transportation; accessibility; sustainable infrastructure; open space planning; bicycle infrastructure; parking operations/management; way-finding; attainable housing initiatives and historic preservation.