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2017 Oregon Main Street Conference & Awards Banquet

Refresh, Revitalize, & Reinvigorate your Downtown!

October 4-6, 2017

Oregon City


hero.jpgOregon Mail Street is celebrating 10 years of downtown revitalization efforts in Oregon! Join us in historic Downtown Oregon City as we celebrate and look to the future as take Main Street to the next level using the tools and strategies presented at this conference. Conversations will relate to rural, mid-sized, and urban communities. Get ready to bring back fresh ideas to revitalize and reinvigorate your organization and your downtown efforts!

We will also be celebrating the accomplishments of Oregon Main Street communities at the Excellence in Downtown Revitalization Awards Banquet on Oct. 4 at the beautiful Abernathy Center in Downtown Oregon City. 

This conference is supported by the following: Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Main Street, Downtown Oregon City Association, and Transportation Growth Management

Who Should Attend 

Staff and volunteers of organizations focused on downtown historic preservation and economic development, downtown business and property owners, government leaders, chamber of commerce professionals and volunteers, and others with an interest in the future of downtown will benefit from attending this conference. 

Preliminary Schedule

Preliminary Schedule (This schedule is subject to change so check back as the conference approaches)
Speaker Bio (coming soon)

There are two workshops happening on Oct. 4 that are not part of the conference program but are happening near the conference location and may be of interest to those associated with Main Street efforts:

Travel Oregon 101
This seminar is an information dive into Oregon's travel & tourism industry, designed to benefit visitor-related businesses, organizations and communities. Participants will come away with an increased knowledge of the many opportunities available through Travel Oregon and the network of local, regional, national, and international industry partners. Register here

Maestro Community Manager
Maestro is a cloud-based database used by Main Street communities for their downtown efforts. They are offering a workshop to educate participants on the Maestro Community Manager software and how it can be used by organizations. Register here.


Registration is now open! You can register online here.

Early Bird Rate (Ends Sept. 1
Full Registration (Early Bird) - $60
Awards Banquet Only (Early Bird) - $50
Thursday Only Registration (Early Bird) - $30
Friday Only Registration (Early Bird) - $15
Tour of Estacada "Small Town Success - free but registration for this tour is required
Regular Rate (After Sept. 15)
Full Registration  - $75
Awards Banquet Only  - $60
Thursday Only Registration  - $40
Friday Only Registration- $25
Tour of Estacada "Small Town Success - free but registration for this tour is required

Register online here.

Conference & Banquet Locations 

Keynote Speaker & General Sessions:
Providence Willamette Falls Community Center
519 15th St.
Oregon City, OR 97045

Opening Reception & Awards Banquet:
Abernathy Center
606 15th St.
Oregon City, OR 97045


Lodging can be reserved at the Best Western Plus Rivershore Hotel by calling (503) 655-7141 and using the code OREGON.