Downtown Summit Set for Sept. 16

Communications Director

Kristin Farley
(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Downtown Summit Set for Sept. 16

Posted: 08/31/2004
WHAT - A meeting open to anyone interested in living, working or playing downtown.

WHEN - September 16 at 5 - 7 p.m.

WHERE - Radisson Hotel on Summit Hill in Knoxville

WHY - For Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam to provide a progress report on projects and discuss his vision for the center city, and for public comment.

BACKGROUND - The summit will provide information on the city's approach to downtown and the status of special projects as well as to provide an opportunity for city officials to hear suggestions and answer questions on a wide variety of issues and concerns to those who live, work and play downtown.

Following an address by Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam, break-out sessions relating to Quality of Life, Downtown Development, Major Public Projects, and Special Events & Tourism will be held. City representatives and partner agencies will lead the discussions and answer questions.

"The Downtown Summit provides an opportunity to share the city's approach to downtown with a diverse group of Knoxvillians" said Mayor Haslam. "We hope to start discussions that we can continue in the coming weeks and months to help make downtown even better."