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Philadelphia’s World Heritage City status: What does it mean for tourism in your neighborhood or community?

October 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Philadelphia is the United States’ first World Heritage City. What does this mean for Philadelphia neighborhoods and nearby Greater Philadelphia communities? Hear from speakers familiar with neighborhood and community development, historic preservation, and tourism and hospitality. This event is part of GlobalPhilly 2017. DVRPC’s Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series highlights challenges older suburbs and downtowns are facing. The Roundtable Series provides a means for networking and exchanging ideas with organizations facing similar concerns.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)
190 N. Independence Mall West, 8th Floor, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Please RSVP to https://dvrpc.ticketleap.com/worldheritagecity/


8:30 am – Registration, Light Breakfast, and Networking
9:00 am – Welcome and Introductions
9:15 am – Presentations
· Global Philadelphia Association (confirmed)
· Visit Philly (confirmed)
· Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia (confirmed)
· Wagner Free Institute (invited)
10:30 am – Q&A Panel Discussion
11:00 am – Roundtable Discussion Discuss with your peers and colleagues

AICP Certification Maintenance Credit
The American Planning Association (APA) passed a Certification Maintenance (CM) program to guide continuing education for those that have received American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification. This event will be submitted for 3.0 CM credits.



October 5, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
190 N Independence Mall West, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA United States