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Show Me the Money!
Missouri's Premier Downtown Revitalization Conference

July 26, 2017

July 26 - 27, 2017 

The 2017 Annual Downtown Revitalization Conference is an invaluable conference you don't want to miss! Show Me The Money will feature sessions about grants, loans, tax credits, and many other forms of finance through federal, state, and local funding organizations available to Missouri communities. Session speakers will also be available during the "Open House" to talk with you one-on-one about the services and resources.

Show Me The Money will open with "Show Me the Money RIGHT NOW!" luncheon and presentation by Tom Vansaghi, Ph.D. (ticketed event; pre-order price $15). This conference will also feature "The State of Downtowns in Missouri...Proven Roadmap to Downtown Success" Keynote Address with Reception at the historic Blue Note Theatre (ticketed event; no fee, RSVP required).

Mark your calendars for July 26 and 27 and make plans to join your fellow committee and board members, community volunteers, small business owners, and Main Street staff people from across Missouri working to revitalize their communities.

Conference Registration
The conference registration fee includes admission to the conference’s free events: all Educational Sessions, General Sessions, Continental Breakfasts, and Refreshment Breaks. It also includes program materials and commemorative items. Find Registration Details here.

Registration Fees
The following rates are online through July 25. Rates increase for on-site registrations.

Regular:  $225 Member | $300 Non-member
Main Street Group (3+ people):  $200 pp (Must be member)
Student:  $100
One Day:  $125 Member | $200 Non-member

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Ticketed Events 
Wednesday, July 26, "Show Me the Money RIGHT NOW!" Luncheon with Speaker:  $15 (pre-order) | $30 (on-site)
Wednesday, July 26, "The State of Downtowns in Missouri; Proven Roadmap to Downtown Success" Reception at the Blue Note Theatre:  $0 (RSVP required)

Tickets are required for all Ticketed Events and will be provided in your registration packet at the time of check-in at the conference. Use the Sign Up button below to purchase/reserve your ticket(s). 

If you prefer, you can print the registration form and submit with payment by mail.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations for conference registration and special event tickets must be submitted in writing. Written cancellations by July 10, 2017, will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after July 10, 2017, will receive a 50-percent refund. Cancellations received after July 17, 2017, will not receive a refund. Tickets for events may be cancelled and/or exchanged until July 25, 2017. No refunds or exchanges for tickets will be made after July 25, 2017. A $25 administrative fee will be applied to refunds for cancellations. Cancellation and refund requests can be e-mailed to register@getpluggedindowntown.org or mailed to MMSC, PO Box 1066, Branson, MO 65615-1066.

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