• Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL - November 15, 2016
  • Downtown Columbus, OH - November 9-10, 2016
  • Lynnwood Washington - November 3, 2016
  • St. Petersburg College, FL - November 1, 2016
  • Healthy Communities Summit, Hennepin, County, MN - October 31, 2016
  • State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL - October 28, 2016
  • Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting, Dallas, TX - October 25, 2016
  • Indiana Downtowns Conference, Carmel, IN - October 19, 2016
  • Urban Management Association of South Texas - October, 14, 2016
  • City of Charlotte, MI - October 3-4, 2016
  • City of Charlotte, NC Parks & Recreation - October 1, 2016
  • International Festivals & Events Association - September 27, 2016
  • Downtown Mobile Alliance, Mobile, AL - September 23, 2016
  • Florida Recreation & Park Association - September 1, 2016
  • Florida Council on Aging - August 8, 2016
  • Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand - July 26, 2016
  • LGNZ – Dunedin, New Zealand – July 25-26, 2016
  • Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand – July 26, 2016
  • Florida Council on Aging – August 8, 2016
  • Florida Recreation & Park Association – September 1, 2016
  • Downtown Mobile Alliance, Mobile, AL – September 23, 2016
  • International Festivals & Events Association – September 27, 2016
  • City of Charlotte, NC Parks & Recreation – October 1, 2016
  • City of Charlotte, MI – October 3-4, 2016
  • Montgomery, OH – Oct 20-21, 2016
  • Transforming Local Government, St. Paul, MN – June 15, 2016
  • Idaho Housing & Finance Association – June 8-9, 2016
  • Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau – June 1, 2016
  • City of Arvada, CO – May 26, 2016
  • City of Estes Park, CO – May 25, 2016
  • National Main Street Conference – May 23-24, 2016
  • City of Renton, WA – May 12, 2016
  • City of Tacoma, WA – May 11, 2016
  • City of Sequim, WA – May 9, 2016
  • Maryland Economic Development Association – May 2, 2016
  • Community Foundation of Tampa Bay – April 27, 2016
  • City of East Lansing, MI – April 21, 2016
  • NW Indiana Forum – April 19, 2016
  • Great Parks Summit, Miami, FL – April 15, 2016
  • Downtown Baltimore Partnership – April 14, 2016
  • City of Omaha Parks & Recreation – April 11, 2016
  • Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs – April 6, 2016
  • Utah City Managers Association – April 5, 2016
  • Civic Health Summit, Lincoln, Nebraska – April 2, 2016
  • Centro San Antonio – March 29, 2016
  • Leadership Rhode Island – March 10, 2016
  • Georgia Downtown Association – March 9, 2016
  • Hollywood, Florida – February 29, 2016
  • Florida Philanthropic Network – February 26, 2016
  • Bellevue Downtown Association – February 4, 2016
  • South Bend, IN – January 28, 2016
  • Elkhart, IN – January 26-27, 2016
  • League of Minnesota Cities Experienced Leaders Conference – January 22-23, 2016
  • Envision America – January 12, 2016
  • City of Cocoa, FL – January 8, 2016

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  • U of Michigan/ULI Real Estate Forum, Detroit, MI – Nov. 11, 2015
  • Leadership Florida – Nov. 5, 2015
  • Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alliance – October 22, 2015
  • Growing Sustainable Communities, Dubuque, IA – Oct 7, 2015
  • America In Bloom, Holland, Michigan – September 26, 2015
  • Southern New England American Planning Association – Sept 24, 2015
  • Danville Regional Foundation, Danville, VA – September 22, 2015
  • City of Ft. Collins, CO & Bohemian Foundation – September 14-15, 2015
  • FL Association of Museums – September 10, 2015
  • APA Florida – September 9, 2015
  • Winter Park, FL – August 20-21, 2015
  • FL Main Street Conference, St. Petersburg, FL – Aug 17, 2015
  • Livable Communities Through Urban Forestry, Washington DC – Aug 6-7, 2015
  • Piqua, OH – June 2, 2015
  • Delray Beach, FL – April 30, 2015
  • Engage St. Pete, St. Petersburg, FL – April 29. 2015
  • Transforming Local Government, Phoenix, AZ – April 14-15, 2015
  • Leadership 3.0, Bradenton, FL – April 8, 2015
  • Kenmore, WA – April 6-7, 2015
  • La Vista, NE – March 30-31, 2015
  • Decatur, GA – March 26-27, 2015
  • Suwanee, GA – March 23-25, 2015
  • Sedona, AZ – March 19-20, 2015
  • Ontario, CA – March 18, 2015
  • Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce – Feb 26, 2015
  • Palo Alto, CA – Feb 19-20, 2015
  • Barry County, MI – Feb 17, 2015
  • Downtown Grand Rapids – Feb 12, 2015
  • Sandy Springs, GA – Feb 5, 2015
  • City of Las Vegas – Jan 28-29, 2015
  • Keep America Beautiful, Washington DC – Jan 27, 2015

  • Mason County, MI – Nov 21, 2014
  • New Buffalo, MI – Nov 19-20, 2014
  • Arbor Day Foundation, Charlotte, NC – Nov 5, 2014
  • Indiana University East – Oct 21-22, 2014
  • Akron, OH – Oct 17, 2014
  • League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Madison, WI – Oct 15, 2014
  • Waunekee, WI – Oct 14, 2014
  • Ohio CDC Association, Dayton, OH – Oct 9, 2014
  • Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Muskegon, MI – Oct 3, 2014
  • Maine Municipal Association, Augusta, ME – Oct 1, 2014
  • North Dakota League of Cities, Minot, ND – Sept 26, 2014
  • Edmonton, Canada – Sept 24, 2014
  • Raleigh, NC – Sept 20, 2014
  • ICMA, Charlotte, NC – Sept 16, 2014
  • Florida International University – Sept 11, 2014
  • Broward College, Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Sept 9-10, 2014
  • Westfield, IN – August 18, 2014
  • Mason County, MI – August 6, 2014
  • Tour of Australia: Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Perth & Melbourne – July 16-22, 2014
  • Georgia Municipal League, Savannah, GA – June 23, 2014
  • League of Minnesota Cities, St. Cloud, MN – June 19, 2014
  • Wyoming Municipal League, Casper, WY – June 13, 2014
  • Brighton, CO – June 10-11, 2014
  • Naples Area Board of Realtors, Naples, FL – June 6, 2014
  • Leadership Gainesville, Gainesville, FL – May 20, 2014
  • Young Leaders Symposium, Quad Cities, IA – May 1, 2014
  • EMERGE Summit, Sacramento, CA – March 21, 2014
  • Leadership Lincoln, Lincoln NE – March 5, 2014
  • Midtown Alliance, Atlanta, GA – Feb 26, 2014
  • Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alliance, Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Feb 21, 2014
  • City of West Palm Beach, Florida – Feb 20, 2014
  • City of Brighton & Brighton Urban Renewal, Brighton, CO  – Feb 11-12, 2014

  • Connect Florida, Tampa, FL – Dec 7, 2013
  • University Circle, Inc., Cleveland, OH – Nov 21, 2013
  • St. Petersburg Historical Preservation, St. Pete, FL – Nov 19, 2013
  • Downtown Madison, Inc. Annual Meeting, Madison, WI – Nov 13, 2013
  • National Association of Realtors, San Francisco, CA – Nov 9, 2013
  • For the Love of Mount Pleasant, MI – Nov 8, 2013
  • For the Love of Garland, TX – Oct 26, 2013
  • Progress in Real Estate Conference, Lakeland, FL – Oct 24, 2013
  • Tour of California – Salinas, Gonzales & Monterey – Oct 13-19, 2013
  • Texas Municipal League Annual Conference, Austin, TX – Oct 10, 2013
  • Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, Indianapolis, IN – Oct 7, 2013
  • Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Annual Conference, Oct 2-4, 2013
  • America In Bloom Annual Conference, Orlando, FL – Sept 20, 2013
  • Downtown Colorado, Inc, Annual Meeting, Grand Junction, CO – Sept 12, 2013
  • Indiana Municipal Power Agency Community Summit, Carmel, IN – Aug 14, 2013
  • Municipal Association of South Carolina Annual Conference – July 18, 2013
  • Downtown Salt Lake City Alliance Annual Meeting – July 16, 2013
  • United Church of Christ General Synod, Long Beach, CA – July 2, 2013
  • Leadership Florida Annual Conference, Orlando, FL – June 28, 2013
  • Tennessee Municipal League Annual Conference, Memphis, TN – June 23, 2013
  • For the Love of Tauranga, New Zealand – June 18, 2013
  • Totems & Totara, Whangarei, New Zealand – June 13, 2013
  • Northland Youth Summit, Whangarei, New Zealand – June 12, 2013
  • For the Love of Creve Coeur, MO – June 1, 2013
  • For the Love of Joplin, MO – May 30, 2013
  • Neighborhoods USA Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN – May 24, 2013
  • Florida City & County Managers Association – May 23, 2013
  • Michigan Municipal League, Mackinaw City – May 17, 2013
  • For the Love of Merrill, WI – May 9, 2013
  • Missouri City Managers Association – May 2, 2013
  • Downtown Boise Annual Meeting – April 30, 2013
  • Mt. Pleasant, MI – April 25, 2013
  • Not Your Average Speaker Series, Tampa, FL – March 27, 2013
  • For the Love of Montgomery, AL – March 19, 2013
  • Michigan Municipal League, Kalamazoo, MI – March 13, 2013
  • For the Love of Goleta, CA – March 7, 2013
  • For the Love of San Luis Obispo, CA – March 5, 2013
  • Rocky Mountain West Urban Leadership Symposium, Denver, CO – Feb 27, 2013
  • Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Columbus, IN – February 26, 2013
  • Texas Municipal League, Austin Texas – February 2, 2013
  • For the Love of Clearwater – Clearwater, FL – January 30, 2013
  • For the Love of Tallahassee – Tallahassee, FL – January 24, 2013
  • Downtown Clearwater, FL – January 23, 2013
  • Michigan Municipal League, Ann Arbor, MI – January 18, 2013


  • Seminole, Florida Chamber of Commerce – 2011
  • USF St. Petersburg Sustainable Entrepreneurship – 2011
  • Miami Foundation – December 8, 2011
  • TEDx Iowa City – November 11, 2011
  • TEDx Poynter Institute – October 28, 2011
  • Valdosta Chamber of Commerce – October 13, 2011
  • South Dakota Municipal League Annual Conference – October 6, 2011
  • ULI Orlando – October 5, 2011
  • Why I Love Orlando – October 4, 2011
  • IEDC Annual Conference – Sept 19, 20011
  • Arts Council of Indianapolis – September 1, 2011
  • International Economic Development Council webinar – August 30, 2011
  • Knight Foundation, Akron, Ohio – August 23, 2011

 

 


  • Michigan Municipal League Annual Conference – 2010
  • Creative Cities Summit – 2010
  • Hillsborough County Planning Commission – 2010
  • Kentucky Association of Economic Developers – 2010
  • City of McPherson, Kansas – 2010
  • League of Kansas Municipalities – 2009
  • Creative City & the Global Economy – Valladolid, Spain 2009
  • Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit – 2009
  • Creative Places + Spaces – Toronto, Canada 2009
  • National Services Week – Trinidad & Tobago 2009
  • FUEL Milwaukee – 2009
  • Creative Cities Summit – 2008
  • Florida Redevelopment Association – 2008
  • Sarasota International Design Summit – 2008
  • Michigan Municipal League Forum – 2008
  • Savannah Critical Issues Forum – 2007
  • Michigan State Housing and Development Authority – 2007
  • Great Towns Conference – York, UK 2006
  • World Culture Open – Kigali, Rwanda 2006