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Strategies for Successful Markets

DECEMBER 5, 2013 - 8:30 AM to DECEMBER 6, 2013 - 5:00 PM ET

New York, NY

This two-day training - How to Create Successful Markets - will teach participants the best strategies for creating a thriving public market: one that is economically sustainable, makes the most of existing community benefits and is attractive to diverse populations. Participants will learn how to plan and build a great market strategy and will visit open-air and indoor markets in New York City including Union Square Greenmarket, Holiday Shops at Bryant Park and several others. The event is hosted by the Project for Public Spaces.

Training topics include:

  • The benefits of markets
  • What’s needed for success
  • An introduction to Placemaking and how to make markets better ‘places’
  • Market planning and scaling up
  • Ways to engage community
  • Embracing sustainability
  • Management strategies

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