Join us for the Iowa Downtown Conference- August 1-3, 2017

  • Posted: Jul 31, 2017

Prepare to be inspired! The Downtown Conference is the premier statewide annual conference for professionals and volunteers involved in preservation-based downtown revitalization in Iowa and neighboring states.

Attendees will find value and enjoy authentic experiences as they make new connections with professionals and volunteers involved in commercial district revitalization! Learn how you can discover, retain and enhance your community’s sense of place. Get new tools to keep your downtown vibrant and competitive in today’s market!

The 2017 Iowa Downtown Conference offers:

  • Two full days with plenary and concurrent educational sessions offering fresh, topical ideas presented by industry experts and internationally recognized speakers
  • A bonus day targeted at potential developers of residential spaces in downtowns
  • Six educational tours provide attendees an immersive experience to explore a community famous for architectural masterpieces
  • Private appointments available to speak with Downtown Specialists
  • Exhibit Hall featuring vendors showcasing resources of interest to YOU and a prize drawing
  • Peer breakfast with facilitated discussion on relevant issues, plus two “Lunch and Learn” presentations
  • Networking events with people who recognize the importance of downtown revitalization


The registration rate includes all sessions, refreshments at the breaks and networking events. Attendees will also have the opportunity to select tours, field sessions and luncheons. Late registrations are welcome but will need to register at the door at the rate of $175 per person.

Conference Materials

Conference Program
Exhibitors List
Downtown Sioux City Dining
Sioux City Conference Venues and Parking Map

If you have questions regarding online registration, e-mail Questions regarding the conference or exhibiting/sponsoring may be sent to, 515.725.3075.


Click here for the program!

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