05/18/2018 - 05/20/2018
Early Bird registration is now open for Regards to Rural: Bridges Between Rural & Urban!
Please join us for the two-day conference to discuss priorities, explore innovative economic models, share success stories, obtain tools to make change in your community, and inspire action to help pave the way to rural vitality. A goal of Regards to Rural has always been to strengthen and celebrate rural people, places, and economies, and with this year’s urban location, we hope to strengthen the interconnectedness between rural and urban.
The Conference Features:
- Four Tracks: Revitalizing Rural Economies; Rural Leadership Networks; Resources for Rural Communities; Elevating Rural Voices & Priorities
- A Friday Pre-Session with Becky McCray, Renowned Rural and Small Town Business Expert
- A Rural and Urban Networking Reception
- And More!
Featured Speakers Include:
- Becky McCray, Rural and Small Town Business Expert and Author
- Janet Topolsky, Executive Director, Community Strategies Group, The Aspen Institute
- Deborah Markley, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
- Steve Brown, The Bald Futurist and CEO of Possibility & Purpose
Who Attends Regards to Rural?
- Rural Community and Economic Development Experts
- Decision Makers
- People Who Care About and Impact Rural
Early Bird rate only $275 for the two-day conference. Register today, and we’ll see you in May!
Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach
Contact Rural Development Initiatives