State of Downtown

State of Downtown, presented by Kaiser Permanente, returned Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at the newly renovated SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Thank you to all who joined us for this annual breakfast to celebrate our resiliency and preview exciting new initiatives driving a brighter future for the heart of our region.

A catalytic program recognized as ground zero for exchanging ideas and prioritizing Sacramento’s economic development goals for the upcoming year, State of Downtown is the ultimate venue to embrace the innovative and creative entrepreneurial spirit of the region’s urban center. Attended by elected officials, community and business leaders, State of Downtown features live radio broadcasts, nationally-recognized keynote speakers and breaking announcements that drives media coverage for partners and sponsors.


Stuart Mangrum is the Director of the Philosophical Center of Burning Man Project. A member of the Burning Man community for nearly 30 years, he has contributed to the culture as an artist, a volunteer organizer, and in staff roles in communications and education. He writes the annual event theme for the Black Rock City event, leads documentation and storytelling projects, and serves as executive producer and host of the Burning Man LIVE podcast.

In an effort to Keep COVID in Check, Downtown Sacramento Partnership is requiring attendees to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test within 48 hours of February 22, 2022, upon arrival at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Physical distancing measures will be implemented and masks will be required indoors per the Sacramento County Health Order and the California Department of Public Health Guidance for the use of face coverings. Accepted forms of vaccination record include:

  1. Original, copy or picture of CDC vaccination card.
  2. Documentation from a healthcare provider.
  3. Personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by the State of California.

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