Nominate your downtown projects

The Michigan Downtown Conference
is seeking nominations for the 2010 Michigan Downtown Conference awards, which
recognize excellence in downtown revitalization and celebrate the successful
projects and people making Michigan’s downtowns vibrant and attractive places
to live, work and play. The deadline for nominations is
only a few weeks away, closing July 1!

The categories for the award
nominations are as follows:

Project-Based Awards

  • Green Project – Small Scale

  • Small Scale Green Project –
    Large Scale

  • Innovation

  • Living Downtown

  • Small Community Façade
    Rehabilitation

  • Large Community
    Façade Rehabilitation

Main Street Awards (Only Selected
and Master Level Michigan Main Street communities are eligible)

  • Main Street
    Four Points – Design

  • Main Street Four Points –
    Organization

  • Main Street Four Points –
    Promotion

  • Main Street
    Four Points – Economic Restructuring

  • Main Street
    Manager of the Year

  • Robert Busby
    Volunteer of the Year

All nominations must be submitted
online by July 1. For a complete description of the award criteria and
nomination form, please visit www.michigandowntownconference.org/awards.php.

The 2010 Michigan Downtown Conference
September 13-14 at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Bay City, and this year’s
theme is Michigan’s Downtowns: Yes. We’re Open!

The Michigan Downtown Conference
Partners include the Michigan Downtown Association (MDA),
the Michigan Municipal League (MML), the
Michigan Main Street Center
@ MSHDA, the Community Economic Development
Association of Michigan
(CEDAM), the Michigan Historic Preservation
Network
, Main Street Oakland County and
the State Historical Preservation
Office
(SHPO).

The Michigan Downtown Conference is an annual
conference to help community leaders create successful strategies and case
studies to revitalize their downtowns.