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2020 NC MAIN STREET CONFERENCE

Full Schedule

TUESDAY

9:00-5:30

Registration

 

9:00-1:15

Shop & Explore Downtown New Bern

10:00-11:15

Toolkit Sessions

Toolkit Sessions

 

11:15-1:15

Time with Exhibitors | Lunch on Your Own

 

1:15-2:30

Breakout Sessions

Break-Out Sessions

 

2:30-2:45

Break with Exhibitors

2:45-3:15

Opening Remarks - Celebrating Milestone Years

3:15-4:00

Keynote - The Behind the Scenes Impact of the NC Main Street Program

4:00-4:15

Break with Exhibitors

4:15-5:00

Plenary Sessions

Plenary Sessions

Liz Parham

& Rodney Swink

Speakers

The Fab 40

4:15-5:00

The New Bern Riverfront Convention Center Ballroom

Over the last forty years these transformational projects have not only created investment, jobs, and business development, but they also changed mindsets and spurred community pride.

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Irvin M. Henderson

Speakers

The Nexus

5:00-5:45

The New Bern Riverfront Convention Center Ballroom

Preservation Justice, Economic Justice, and Environmental Justice; all things many of our downtown communities face in their struggle to revitalize. Let's discuss failures and successes.

WEDNESDAY

 

5:45-7:15

Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

7:15

Dinner on Your Own

 

7:45 - 5:00

Registration

 

7:45 – 8:45

Break with Exhibitors

 

8:45-9:15

Welcome

9:15-10:00

Keynote

Small-Scale Manufacturing & Main Street: The Secret Sauce

10:00-10:30

Break with Exhibitors

10:30-11:45

Breakout Sessions

Break-Out Sessions

 

11:45-1:45

Time with Exhibitors | Lunch on Your Own

1:45-3:00

Breakout Sessions

Break-Out Sessions

 

3:00-3:30

Break with Exhibitors

3:30-4:45

New Bern Tours

New Bern Tours

ALL TOURS start at Mitchell’s Hardware

215 Craven St. - Grass lot to the left

 

5:00- Until

NC Main Street Awards: Reception & Ceremony

5:00-5:30

Cocktails

5:30-7:00

Awards Reception

7:30

Awards Ceremony

THURSDAY

 

8:45

(Coffee at 9:15 | Champion Ceremony begins at 10:00)

Champions and Guests of Champions Check-In

8:00-9:15

New Bern Tours

New Bern Tours

 

9:15-10:00

Coffee with the Champions

10:00-11:45

NC Main Street Champion Ceremony

11:45-12:00

Closing