We love historic downtowns!

Enhancing the economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being of historic downtown business districts in Missouri.

Revitalization Conference

March 26 - 28, 2018 | Kansas City, MO

Get Plugged In...Downtown will return in 2019!
Visit our 2018 Main Street Now page to learn more about this national conference to be hosted by Missouri Main Street Connection in Kansas City, Missouri.  

Get Plugged in... Downtown!

Our revitalization conference is a place to be inspired, make new connections and get new tools to keep your downtown vibrant and competitive in today's market. This conference is the only educational and networking event in the state of Missouri for commercial district revitalization that blends economic development, community revitalization and historic preservation that is relevant to rural, mid-sized and urban communities.

We appreciate your attendance for Show Me the Money! We hope the sessions and Open House were beneficial to you. If you haven't yet, please take our post-conference survey now - we value your input! And you can check out the conference photo album on our Facebook page. 

You can find the 2017 conference session presentations below:

Brownfield Redevelopment Assistance Opportunities
Community Development Programs: NAP & CDBG
Farm to Table Tips
Building Your Financial Foundation
Heritage Programs of Missouri Humanities
Introduction to FY18 MAC Grants
I Want to Be a CLG! (and here's why)
MDFB: Overview & Best Practices
Missouri Tourism: Impact & Opportunities
Place Matters: The Role of Placemaking in Economic Development
Show Me the Money RIGHT NOW!
State Supplemental TIF Program
Tips on Finding Grants (with supplemental materials below)
     Acronyms Commonly Used in Main Street Discussions
     Organization Applicant Registration - Grants
USDA Rural Development - More than Corn and Cows!

to our Sponsors for making the 2017 Main Street Conference possible!

A portion of this conference was provided in partnership with USDA-Rural Housing Services through the Rural Community Development Initiative.