Conference Partners and Sponsors

Become a Sponsor of the National Main Streets Conference

...the largest nationwide gathering of commercial district revitalization professionals. This annual event draws community leaders from small towns, midsized cities, and urban neighborhood business districts. Sponsoring the National Main Streets Conference is a highly visible, cost-effective way to reach community leaders and partners at the local, state and national levels as they gather and foster new ideas and solutions for preservation-based revitalization and economic prosperity.

Take Advantage of the Opportunity support this informative, motivational event, which features more than 60 educational classroom and mobile sessions that offer innovative, insiring lessons from towns and cities from across the country. The 2011 National Main Streets Conference will also use Iowa communities and neighborhoods as a living laboratory to demonstrate the successful use of the Main Street Approach® over the past 25 years.


As a Conference Sponsor

...your financial support will bring dedicated and passionate professionals and volunteers together to share their successes, challenges and lessons learned as they re-energize local businesses, refurbish historic buildings, and build vibrant, sustainable local economies.

Visibility and Access

Past conferences have attracted high visibility from regional and national audiences through coverage in local state and national print, broadcast and social media. Partners and sponsors are offered direct access to our nationwide network through on sight, one-on-one engagement as well as channels that include print, web, and social media outreach.

Our Commitment to Community Revitalization and Economic Prosperity

At the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Main Street is an integral component of the Community Revitalization Department, which empowers individuals to use historic preservation-based strategies to revitalize neighborhoods and commercial districts, while protecting their unique sense of place.

Past Sponsors Include

Bank of America, Sonic, Chesapeake Energy, Devon Energy, AT&T, Starbucks Coffee Company, The Cherokee Nation, Google, The Next American City, U.S. Cellular, McCarthy Foundation, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, and Mellon Bank.

Sponsor Levels and Benefits

Sponsors at all levels receive:
  • Recognition in all printed promotional materials and on-sight recognition;
  • Listing with a hyperlink on the National Main Streets Conference website;
  • Complimentary registration(s) to the conference;
  • Complimentary event ticket(s) to the Main Street Bash;
  • A list of conference attendees;
  • Opportunity to email conference attendees;
  • Sponsorship status denoted with a rbbon on name badges; and
  • Company listing in the Conference final program and Resource Guide

Additional benefits are included for various levels of participation. To see more benefits for various levels of sponsorship download the 2011 Main Streets Sponsor Prospectus