The North Carolina Main Street Conference is an annual 3-day conference, held within a beautiful rural community of NC. The venue changes each year, as do the speakers, sponsors and class offerings.
The conference is open to anyone interested in learning about downtown economic development. Attendees gain knowledge from networking with other downtown enthusiast and from class offerings, facilitated by an impressive lineup of downtown professionals.
The NC Main Street Awards Ceremony showcases the top projects in the state while the NC Main Street Champions Ceremony recognizes citizens and groups that have made an impact in their community's downtown revitalization efforts.
The NC Annual Main Street Conference is one of the many educational offerings, provided by the NC Main Street & Rural Planning Center, a division within the state's NC Department of Commerce.
The North Carolina Main Street conference is the state’s largest downtown revitalization event, offering learning sessions, tours, time for downtown exploration and opportunities for networking with downtown professionals, elected officials, volunteers and consultants.
Attendees will learn how to identify strategies and how to create an ensemble of projects that support and facilitate economic development in their communities.