Main Street Basic Training

April 14-15, 2011 in Brainerd, MN

Learn how to apply the Four-Point Approach to downtown revitalization in your community from an interdisciplinary team of expert trainers.

Whether you’re new to Main Street or a seasoned veteran, Main Street Basic Training provides the fundamentals on a proven model used to reinvigorate traditional business districts across the country. This training is open to anyone in Minnesota.

  • Registration deadline was April 4
  • Training flyer and registration form DOC and PDF
  • Online registration – CLOSED
  • Draft Schedule

Trainers from across the country include:

  • Randy Wilson, AIA – Community Design Solutions
  • Jay Schlinsog, CMSM – Downtown Professionals Network
  • Donna Ann Harris – Heritage Consulting
  • Nicholas Kalogeresis, AICP – Lakota Group

Who should attend?

  • Revitalization board members and staff
  • Revitalization committee members
  • City officials
  • Downtown developers
  • Economic development professionals
  • Chambers of commerce


A variety of lodging options are available in the area.  Go to for a full listing.


Contact Emily Northey by email at or by phone at (651) 293-9047 ext. 4.

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