Bring along friends and colleagues and join us for this month's luncheon and the opportunity to hear from an expert about trends in shopping and service delivery and the effect on traditional downtowns and their communities.
The general public is welcome. The cost to attend is $25 for members and $35 for non-members, with reservations required. (Please note: reservations are requested by noon on 3/13 -- sorry no refunds for cancellations after that time.)
Bridget Lane of Business Districts, Inc., is a specialist in retail and business development and revitalization as well as marketing and communication strategies for municipalities. She is a nationally-recognized expert who has participated in studies for both the City of Lake Forest and Village of Lake Bluff as well as many other clients as diverse as Lisle, West Dundee, Forest Park, Long Grove, and Chicago's Andersonville Neighborhood. She has authored publications for the Urban Land Institute, created university courses covering economic development for urban planners as well as retail management, and has led retail and business development workshops for communities.