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Revitalization through Downtown Development Districts

Date: March 19, 2020

Time:  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Price:  $99 for IEDC members, $149 for Nonmembers

Registration Deadline: March 19 at 11:00 am ET

Instructions will be emailed on Tuesday, March 17

Last date to request a refund or cancel registration: Monday, March 9

Questions? Please contact webinar@iedconline.org


Downtown areas and main street hub projects are increasingly becoming trendy places to eat, dine, and shop. This webinar will share downtown revitalization success stories, whether your vision is in preliminary phases or has been decades in the making. Discover how to strengthen your existing local business partnerships, enliven dormant spaces, and manage brick and mortars despite the growth of e-commerce retail.




Jane Jenkins
President & CEO
Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership
Oklahoma City, OK

Jane Jenkins, an adopted native of Charleston, South Carolina, has served as the President and CEO of Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership since March of 2009. Jane came to DOKC after serving in a similar capacity in Boulder, Colorado for nine years.

With over 33 years of experience in downtown revitalization and management, Jane is an internationally recognized speaker and expert on urban issues. She is a former Chairman for the International Downtown Association Board of Directors and has served on numerous local and national boards throughout her career. An experienced speaker and trainer, she has worked as a panelist and team member for the American Institute of Architects, the International Downtown Association, the National Main Street Center and the Urban Land Institute. In 2014, Jane earned accreditation from the Congress for New Urbanism and she was recently named a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Place Management in Manchester, England. As President of DOKC Partnership, she has primary responsibility for the oversight of the Downtown Oklahoma City Business Improvement District. In addition, she serves as the executive for the Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Bricktown Association, Midtown Association and Automobile Alley Association. She is a graduate of Oral Roberts University, where she earned a BA in Communication Arts Education. She also holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University North Texas in Denton, where she served as president of Pi Alpha Alpha, the MPA honor society.

A former high school educator, Jane was teacher of the year at Union High School in Tulsa in 1984.


Instructions and Technology

Instructions and dial-in information will be sent up to three days in advance and a minimum of two times. If you do not receive an email from IEDC or GoToWebinar 24 hours prior to the start of the web seminar, it is your responsibility to email webinar@iedconline.org. No refunds or credits will be given for not receiving the dial-in information for the webinar.


• Using a telephone: A touch-tone telephone
• Using Desktop VoIP: A computer equipped with the following:
-- a supported sound card
-- speakers or headphones
-- a microphone (for speaking during the conference)


• Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla Firefox 1.5 for Windows/Mac/Linux, or Safari 2.0 for Macintosh
• Broadband Internet connection

Learn more about GoToWebinar please review the Attendee Quick Reference Guide(PDF)


Cancellation, Refund and No-Show Policy

• Refunds are available with cancellation until Monday, March 9. There are no refunds for cancellations received after Monday, March 9.

• All cancellations must be received in writing by email, fax or mail to Cherrika Gordon (e-mail: cgordon@iedconline.org / fax (202) 223-4745). Cancellations by phone are not accepted.

• All cancellations and requests for a refund after Monday, March 9 need to be submitted in writing to Cherrika Gordon and will be considered on a case by case basis. There is no guarantee of a refund or credit after Monday, March 9 and each will be given consideration under unforeseen circumstances.


Attend Web Seminars and Earn Recertification Credits from the Comfort of Your Office

We understand that CEcDs have a constant yearning to grow and improve their knowledge and expertise in economic development. Therefore, the IEDC web seminars have been approved as professional development programs for recertification. The web seminars provide a convenient and cost-effective online environment for economic developers to learn about cutting-edge research, techniques, and tools that are prevalent in the field.

CEcDs participating in a minimum of three (3) web seminars during a three-year recertification cycle can now earn recertification credits. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact certification@iedconline.org.