Thursday, April 24 – Saturday, April 26
Calling Alabama Preservation-Minded People – It’s Not Too Late!
That’s right, it’s not too late to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration special deal for the Alabama Preservation Conference.
The 2014 Alabama Preservation Conference: Finding Your Historic Rhythm program and registration form are posted to the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation website. Early Bird Registration fee is available through Friday, April 18. Thereafter, regular fees apply.
The statewide 2014 Alabama Preservation Conference will bring preservationists—professional and lay people, city planners, architects, historic site managers, museum curators and others—to Alabama’s renowned rhythm and blues capitol, the historic Shoals on the Tennessee River.
David Fleming – RevBirmingham • Mary Helmer – Main Street Alabama
John Paul Huguley – Building Arts, LLC, Charleston • Jay Lamar – Alabama Bicentennial Commission
Chloe Mercer & Jennifer Bailey– Alabama Historical Commission • Jenny Parker – National Park Service/Historic Tax Credits
Jack Peterson – Sloss Real Estate • Elizabeth Saunders – Downtown Mobile Alliance
David Schneider – Schneider Preservation Services
Janet Womack – Florence City School System
Distinctive, information-packed preservation tracks and sessions to promote historic downtown re-development and cultural and heritage tourism highlights the Alabama Preservation Conference.
The Rhythm and Beat of Restoring Alabama: Historic Tax Credits and Economic Incentives offers a hands-on approach to state/federal historic tax credits and legislative initiatives.
Main Street Plus and All That Jazz: Reviving Alabama’s Historic Downtowns with Alabama Main Street fine-tunes practical uses of the Four-Point Main Street principles, Social Media techniques, and business incubators, among other tools for historic downtowns.
Preservation Solos: Sessions to Sharpening Our Skills teaches new concepts and ideas for preservation promoting cultural and heritage tourism.
Plus, special sessions and events explore historic downtowns sites, Shoals famous music studios, period houses, museums, a heritage farm where the organic farm-to-table movement nurtures financial viability and a school where the building arts for preservation is part of the curriculum.
For conference schedule and registration, visit http://www.alabamatrust.info/ or call 1-205-652-3833.