Buxton will be attending the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) annual conference in Baltimore, MD from September 23-26. To schedule a meeting, please fill out the form below.
Join Buxton for our two Solutions Track sessions during the conference!
How to Tap into Your Tourism Potential
Tackling the topic of tourism development can seem daunting to any city, no matter the size. In this session, we will discuss examples of communities that tapped into their tourism potential and how they overcame various obstacles in the process. Topics will include using your geographic location to your advantage, understanding what makes your community unique, examples of different types of tourism, taking ownership of the tourism development process and tourism marketing.
Date/Time: Monday, Sept. 24, 9:45-10:45 a.m.
8 Best Practices for Selling Your Community to Retailers
The process of recruiting retail and restaurant concepts to your community doesn’t happen overnight and requires solid preparation and persistence. In this session, we discuss 8 key items your team should address to make sure you are fully prepared to have meaningful conversations with retail and restaurant decision makers. The presentation will conclude with examples of communities who have followed these best practices to achieve their retail development goals.
Date/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Meet with Buxton at the ICMA Annual Conference.