Downtown Navasota  Hosting Texas Downtown's July Regional Roundtable

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We are excited to invite you to Texas Downtown's next Regional Roundtable, taking place from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, July 19 in President's Award-Winning downtown Navasota. Texas Downtown's (TXD) educational events are designed to provide members with relevant, on-point information to help our downtowns thrive. Regional Roundtables include insightful presentations, engaging walking tours of host downtowns, and ample networking opportunities with other downtown professionals and champions.

The roundtables are one-day events for TXD members or non-members, so invite a work colleague and downtown champion to join you. This event is an excellent opportunity for community leaders, business owners, and downtown enthusiasts to come together, share insights, and collaborate on enhancing our vibrant downtown areas.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain new perspectives, share your experiences, and contribute to the future of our downtowns. See below for the July roundtable agenda, register today to be part of the downtown revitalization conversation. We look forward to seeing you in downtown Navasota and working together to create thriving downtowns across Texas!

Event Draft Agenda

9:00 AM - Check-In and Onsite Registration

9:30 AM - Welcome & Introductions

  • Welcome by TXD Board and Host City Staff

9:45 - 10:20 AM - Downtown Ordinances: How to Reduce Burden and Increase Occupancy

  • Learn about Navasota's business-friendly downtown ordinances and their impact on building occupancy.

10:20 - 10:30 AM - Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:15 AM - Take Our Building Already!

  • Presentation by Rayna Teicheira, Navasota's Economic Development Director, on transforming a public works building into WildFlyer Mead Company.

11:15 - 11:45 AM - Tour of WildFlyer Mead Company

  • Explore the redeveloped Tasting Room and see the transformation of a vacant building into a thriving business.

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM - Downtown Walking Tour

  • Discover the successes and opportunities in downtown Navasota.

12:15 - 1:00 PM - Networking Lunch

  • Enjoy a casual lunch and network with other downtown professionals.

1:00 - 1:45 PM - Re-Introducing Downtown Bryan

  • Presentation by Martin Zimmerman from Destination Bryan on revitalization efforts and event strategies in downtown Bryan.
1:45 - 2 PM - Closing Remarks and Group Photo