DDI's Annual Meeting is an update on the organization's progress and accomplishments over the previous year. It brings together elected officials, downtown businesses and DDI supporters to network, hear new ideas from national experts and celebrate the people who keep downtown Durham vibrant and growing.
2018 Annual Meeting
November 29, 2018
The Next 25: Game Changing Trends That Will Shape Downtown Durham’s Future
Presented by: Durham.ID
Guest Speaker: Brad Segal of P.U.M.A.
The three-part DDI Speaker Series brings experts to Durham to present innovative ideas that catalyze conversation about forward-thinking concepts. The free discussions are followed by networking receptions where members of the community can engage with the speaker in an informal environment. DDI also hosts follow-up meetings between the speaker, City and County officials and downtown stakeholders for a deeper dive into the topic.
2018 Speaker Series 1
August 29, 2018
The Urban Freeway Removal Movement
Presented by: McAdams
Guest Speaker: Ian Lockwood, Toole Design Group
2018 Speaker Series 2
September 25, 2018
Inclusive by Design
Presented by: Perkins+Will
Guest Speaker: Zena Howard, Perkins+Will
State of Downtown Durham
DDI’s new annual event highlights what’s happening now and what’s coming up in downtown Durham. A presentation from a nationally recognized speaker is followed by networking with partners, stakeholders and community members.
2018 State of Downtown Durham
April 17, 2018
The Value of Downtowns
Presented by: Wexford Sci Tech
Guest Speaker: Joe Minicozzi of Urban 3