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Festival-Conference to Focus on Building Stronger Communities

OCTOBER 18, 2012 - 9:00 AM to OCTOBER 20, 2012 - 5:00 PM ET

Roanoke, VA

The CityWorks (X)po will provide a platform for exchanging placemaking ideas and an opportunity for people who are actively working to create stronger communities to share knowledge and ideas, and build new relationships.  Focused on small cities and towns, this event will involve numerous speakers and performers and focus on economic and community development, creating better places and public spaces, embracing local culture, placemaking, leadership, creativity and arts, planning, sustainable agriculture and much more.  The (X)po is a collaborative, co-creative and multi-disciplinary idea exchange and festival conference.  During the day, attendees are immersed in thought-provoking presentations and dialogue, and in the evening participants enjoy parties, street fests and live music.   Learn more