Thursday, June 3, 2010

Lowell to Host Innovative Cities Conference

Lowell is hosting the Innovative Cities Conference. The conference, titled Innovative Cities: Best Practices in Urban Development, will be held June 15-17th. This exciting conference will be hosted by our community partners: Lowell National Historic Park, UMass Lowell, Middlesex Community College, The Lowell Plan and others.

Stakeholders from the following areas will share their successful strategies for promoting small to mid-size cities:

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Asheville, North Carolina
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Lowell, Massachusetts
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Portland, Oregon

Conference topics will include economic development, the creative economy, sustainability, transportation, housing, education, etc.

For more information, visit the Innovative Cities website or email

By the way, while at the website, check out the section labeled "Lowell Attractions."