Join DCI and the River North Arts District on December 5, 2016 in the RiNo neighborhood or a day of education sessions, workshops, and exploration of a neighborhood in transition. DCI sessions include:
The RiNo Story
Denver’s hottest real estate, the RiNo Art District, is a business improvement district (BID) and general improvement district (GID) which focuses on community development and placemaking. The organization dedicated to fostering the commercial value, social value and personal value of the creative sector. Find out more about how the organization is providing leadership to foster growth while building community, providing jobs, promoting economic sustainability and ensuring RiNo remains a district where artists can create and thrive.
Creating and Maintaining Attainable Housing in the Face of Growth
Colorado and the Denver Metro Area are facing unprecedented growth and development pressures. The impacts on housing, mobility, and jobs are forcing our downtown leaders to shape beneficial solutions. Join in on an interactive discussion with district, city, regional, and state leaders on what is being done and what is the future of housing in Colorado.
Artist as Entrepreneurs
It’s no secret – today’s entrepreneurs understand that keeping nimble while crafting new business solutions is essential to surviving in the marketplace. This panel will explore how artists are helping organizations innovate in these today’s market conditions and their new role as the creative entrepreneur. Why: Leaders in larger cities are facing new challenges as the development pressures increase. Through this program, the leaders in cities and special districts that drive economic development will engage in interactive dialogue about best practices and how to most effectively build vibrant cities in Colorado. Attendees will benefit from peer networking, innovative ideas for economic development and inspiration from project and problem solving concepts. It will bring knowledge, inspiration and the connections needed to spark innovative economic development projects in their own cities.
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