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How to Create Successful Markets Training Course - October19-20, NYC

  • Subject: [cg] How to Create Successful Markets Training Course - October19-20, NYC
  • From: "Julia Day" jday@pps.org
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 14:41:13 -0400
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  • Thread-topic: How to Create Successful Markets Training Course - October 19-20, NYC

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Project for Public Spaces invites you to its popular "How to Create
Successful Public Markets" workshop Thursday-Friday, October 19-20, 2006

in New York City.

Register online at


How to Create Successful Markets is a two-day workshop led by our own
public market experts Steve Davies and David O'Neil.  Cities and towns
across the US are rediscovering the benefits of public markets and the

positive impacts they have on communities.

At this workshop, you will:

Learn how to start a market in your neighborhood or town; look at case
studies and explore the market planning process, including goal-setting,
concept development, economic feasibility, management, site selection
and design; visit and analyze some of New York's most famous markets -
both indoor and outdoor; and meet other folks from around the country
working on a variety of public market projects.

The registration fee covers two days of tuition, including tours,
in-depth presentations and discussions, on-site evaluation, case
studies, and training support materials. Light lunch and refreshments
will be provided on both Thursday and Friday. There will also be a
Thursday evening (included), which will give you a good chance to meet

your fellow participants as well as with PPS leaders and staff.

Sign up now at http://www.pps.org/info/ppsnews/markets_training_course
and join

a small, dynamic group of people which in past workshops has included

mayors, planning officials, community development officials,

organizers and market sponsors and managers.

About the instructors:

STEVE DAVIES, as senior vice president of PPS, has directed nearly 500
major projects in the U.S and abroad and is sought out as one of the
foremost thought leaders in public markets. He oversees the activities
of PPS's Public Market Program, where he currently works on a
multi-million dollar grant-making and policy initiative for public
markets and farmers markets with the Ford Foundation and W.K. Kellogg

A specialist in all phases of market development, DAVID O'NEIL has
worked on over 200 market projects around the world and has directed
four international public market conferences, the most recent in
October, 2005 in Washington DC. David recently published "Reading
Terminal Market: An Illustrated History," a beautifully illustrated
narrative about one of the country's largest public markets located in
Philadelphia, PA.

For more information about the workshop, or to register online now, go
to http://www.pps.org/info/ppsnews/markets_training_course

For additional inquiries, please contact Julia Day at 212-620-5660
or at jday@pps.org.

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