Partner Roles & Opportunities and a Taste of Downtown 101, 201 and 301
Holland Area Arts Council
The MDA will hold its annual conference in Holland, MI, Oct. 23 and 24, 2014. In this two-day conference learn about the roles and responsibilities of a DDA board, the role of the DDA executive director, basic budgeting and fundraising; the roles of the city/village councils or townships, planning commissions, historic districts commissions and zoning boards of appeal; marketing tips regarding advertising and social media; Michigan's municipalities, Main Streets and Liquor Control Commission; credit unions and financing partners; Housing issues and how to develop properties; working with chambers of commerce and so much more.
Hotel accommodations: City Flats Hotel in Holland has guest rooms set aside for MDA conference attendees. Special room rates starting at $139.00 plus tax. Contact City Flats Hotel by visiting their web site www.cityflatshotel.com/holland or call Toll Free: 1-866-609-CITY (2489) and tell them the code: MDA1023. Rooms may also be available at Teerman Lofts, 20 East 8th Street in Holland (855-833-7626). Other Holland hotels can be found at www.holland.org/hotels.
Thank you to our conference sponsors: Lumecon, EJ, Michigan Credit Union League, Valley Sign, Michigan Retailers Association, Van Buren Township. Gibbs Planning, Advia Credit Union, Kelly, Adkinson & Allen, MEDC, MSHDA, MSOC, Beckett & Raeder, LandUse USA, ITC, Downtown Holland, Holland Area Arts Council, New Holland Brewery.
Brochures and registration forms will be mailed and available soon.