Workshops and Conferences


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Past Workshops

WCC2017logo_date_2.5up_270px.jpg2017 World Canals Conference

September 24-28
Marriott Syracuse Downtown (former Hotel Syracuse), Syracuse, NY

More than 400 people from three continents, including a dozen European countries, five Canadian provinces, and 20 U.S. states came together in Syracuse for the World Canals Conference. The conference showcased some of the most innovative ideas and projects transforming canals worldwide.

DowntownInvestmentForum2015.jpgErie Canalway Downtown Investment Forum:
Enhancing Downtown with Food and Lodging

June 4, 2015
Coltivare Culinary Center
Ithaca, NY

This forum explored the role of food and lodging in enhancing downtowns for residents and visitors. Conference program included strategies for product development and marketing and conversations with guest speakers Jonathan Tourtellot, Geotourism Editor of National Geographic Traveler, Main Street expert Kennedy Smith of The CLUE Group, LLC, and panelists from the Canalway Corridor.

Missed the Forum? Watch it here:

Welcome & Introduction
A Vibrant Downtown, Kennedy Smith
Downtown Lodging
Downtown Food