Top 10 Takeaways from the National Main Street Conference
BEST PRACTICES AND BIG IDEAS
The Laramie Main Street Alliance will work with businesses and our partners to:
1.Ensure downtown is a unique place where people of all ages, race and gender want to visit and do business.
2.Empower businesses and property owners to have beautiful spaces through creative placemaking, public art, historic preservation and tactical urbanism.
3.Be a powerful and positive voice for the downtown business community while delivering a consistent message regarding who and what downtown is.
4.Continue to build productive partnerships and creative collaborations that leverage our unique assets for the benefit of the community.
5.Support the development of upper floor, downtown housing.
6.Create local incentives that are impactful, easy to use and help new and existing businesses expand.
7.Develop engaging programing to build a strong town and gown relationship between the University of Wyoming and the community.
8.Partner with local restaurants and resident “foodies” to support a vibrant, local food culture.
9.Enable pop up parties, restaurants, businesses and themed events as a way to generate traffic downtown and test entrepreneurial ideas.
10.Be a source of inspiration, guidance and assistance for young entrepreneurs.