It Was Nice to Have You in Birmingham!

From May 6-8, Main Streeters from across the country gathered in Birmingham, Alabama, for the 2024 Main Street Now Conference.  We are excited to share that this year's conference had a record-breaking 2000+ attendees! Whether you came from a downtown in a small town or a city-based commercial corridor, we hope that you had a great time learning from experts at the sessions, exploring the city, and connecting with local leaders from near and far.

Conference Survey

From evaluating this year's speakers, sessions, and overall experience, to offering ideas for future conferences, we want to hear from you!

Please take a few moments to share your thoughts on the conference as a whole and individual sessions by Friday, May 31. We value your input and look forward to incorporating it into future conferences.

Session Materials

Take a moment to download presentation decks and other session materials provided by conference speakers.


Here's how: Look up sessions on the Agenda webpage or the "Agenda" section of the mobile app. Click on the session title and scroll down to the "Session Materials" field.

About Main Street Now

The Main Street Now Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, providing attendees with an opportunity to convene and learn about the innovative methods and practices that make the Main Street Approach™ one of the most powerful economic development tools in the nation. It is hosted by Main Street America, a nonprofit organization leading the movement committed to strengthening communities through preservation-based economic development in older and historic downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts. Learn more >


Logos for Main Street Now 2024 co-hosts, from left to right: Main Street America, Main Street Alabama, Alabama Tourism.


Logos for Main Street Now 2024 sponsors, from left to right: Regions Bank, The Hartford Insurance Group.