Join the International Downtown Association in Detroit where we will explore the transforming experience of Midwestern urban business districts. From the evolution of CBDs into mixed-use neighborhoods; to the shifting demographic preferences of a new workforce; to innovative approaches on activating civic spaces, there is much to explore. Downtown Detroit provides the perfect backdrop in which to consider the transformative potential of public-private partnerships. While the Detroit story is a unique one, the strategies deployed in Greater Downtown Detroit and elsewhere in the region, are designed to be replicated, imitated and improved. So join with practitioners from across North America to share best practices, hear new ideas and build lasting connections.