State of Downtown

Each year, State of Downtown sets the agenda for downtown revitalization efforts and attracts over 800 business and community leaders. This annual breakfast previews downtown revitalization initiatives and projects, and serves as a stimulus for exchanging ideas and prioritizing goals for the central business district.


Looking back on the 19th Annual State of Downtown breakfast

Keynote Speaker: Peter Kageyama

A renowned speaker on urban planning, innovation and placemaking subjects, Peter Kageyama is the author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places and the follow-up, Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places. Focusing on bottom-up community development and the amazing people who are making change happen, Peter explored the powerful economic development implications of the mutual love affair between people and their places.