Event program

Wednesday, June 14 - 2pm-5:30pm

City Nation Place Americas ThinkTank
 An optional extra afternoon of lectures and workshops run by NYU School of Professional Studies. Limited to the first 50 attendees.  FIND OUT MORE

Wednesday, June 14 - 6pm-8pm

Welcome Reception sponsored by National Geographic Travel
 A networking evening for all delegates, featuring the “America’s Best Cities” awards, hosted by Resonance Consultancy.  FIND OUT MORE

Thursday, June 15

City Nation Place Americas
 The one-day conference, from breakfast sessions to post-event networking reception. FIND OUT MORE

Friday, June 16

Place Making Field Trip in New York City
A private tour of the famous NY High Line – a unique ribbon of parkland and civic amenities winding through the city, built on a refurbished, elevated rail line dating from the 19302 that had long been scheduled for demolition and which is now one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. This opportunity is limited to 40 delegates and places are available on a first come, first served basis. FIND OUT MORE


Book Now To Receive a Complimentary Copy of "The New Urban Crisis"

Every delegate will receive a copy of this brand new book by our keynote speaker, Richard Florida


logo Richard Florida PhD, Distinguished Fellow, NYUSPS Urban Lab, Clinical Research Professor,, NYUSPS Schack Institute of Real Estate

Richard Florida’s new book, The New Urban Crisis, explores the forces of inequality that are fraying the fibres of places from Seattle to South Beach, with urban real estate being gobbled up by the global wealthy while children of long-time locals are unable to get into the market. This is a new blueprint for cities who are victims of their own success, and just as pertinent as Rise of the Creative Class was more than a decade ago.

Celebrate America’s Best Cities

You’re invited to celebrate America’s Best Cities at a party in New York on June 14, as well as kick off the City Nation Place Americas conference in style.


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