MN Business Improvement Districts: Rochester Convening

Please join the Great Cities Collaborative for a presentation and tour of the Rochester Business Improvement District-BID.  Learn about the successful implementation and outcomes of the Rochester BID.

Date: December 3, 2012

 Time: 8:15 am – 5:00 pm (The bus will leave promptly at 8:15 am and will return by 5:00 pm)

Location: The shuttle will leave from the Target parking lot on Hiawatha and Lake Street.  Please park on the south side of the lot nearest Lake Street. 

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8:30-10:00 am: Travel Minneapolis-Rochester (Yes! The shuttle has WIFI)

10:30 am-12:00 pm- Introduction to the Rochester Business Improvement District

12:00 pm: Lunch and Q/A

1:00- 3:00 pm: Guided Tour of the Rochester Business District
3:00-5:00: Travel Rochester- Minneapolis

 Additional Information:

All are welcome. Business district leaders, businesses, elected officials are strongly encouraged to attend. RSVP required. Space is limited! Register today!

Breakfast rolls and coffee will be provided.

Lunch will also be provided.  Please let us know of any dietary restrictions.

Check out the great work Rochester Business Improvement District is doing:

For more information about BIDS or the Great Cities Collaborative visit our website at

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The Great Cities project is a collaborative research project between NE CDC, SPARC on Rice Street, the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition, University United, the West Bank Business Association and Lake Street Council. The project investigates the implementation process and impact of Business Improvement Districts on commercial corridors and the community. For more information about the collaborative or this event, please contact Jamie Schumacher -

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