Join us for a 2-day retreat jam packed with an insightful keynote, workshops and hands-on activities led by expert practitioners, unfortgettable experiences, and networking with your peers.
The theme of Place Shapers - Detroit is "the transition to people-first cities." We'll dive deep into mobility, housing, environmental practices, community activism, and other practices that are shaping cities throughout the Midwest and Rust Belt regions.
Place Shapers - Detroit has been carefully conceived and programmed to provide the greatest benefit to people working throughout the Midwest and Rust Belt regions. However, anyone is welcome to travel to the region from other areas in order to attend.
Registration is limited to ensure that those who attend will walk away with meaningful working relationships grounded in shared experiences. Make sure to secure your spot by registering ASAP!
Existing Member Rate
Existing Member Rate
Ticco Members* Get:
All members and non-member registrations include:
*Not a Ticco member yet? To unlock member benefits, add a 1-year when you register for just $60 (normally $115!) This offer is only for new members. Submit the form without choosing this option to register without becoming a member.
Our primary venue is TechTown Detroit. Free parking is available in the marked TechTown lot at the northeast corner of Cass and Amsterdam. The venue is conveniently-located along the QLINE just south of Detroit's New Center neighborhood. Enjoy the short ride between TechTown and the Siren Hotel, where we've reserved a block of rooms for those traveling in for the retreat!
Check-in begins sharply at 8 AM on both days of the retreat. You will only need to check in on the first day you are registered. Upon check-in, you will receive a card signifying your track and session placements. Once you are checked in, you are free to enjoy breakfast and connect with other attendees!
Attendees are sorted into tracks for the duration of the retreat. Existing members and those who add a membership when registering can state their track preference.
Each track is jam-packed with hands-on learning opportunities, conversations with inspiring leaders, and the ability to get to know your peers! Track 1 is focused Sustainable Cities (Mobility, Housing, and our Environment) while Track 2 is geared towards Activated Communities (Land Use, Development, and Activism.)
We anticipate a number of attendees to travel to Detroit for this retreat. In order to ensure there's space for everyone, we've reserved a block of rooms at the above hotel and recommend alternative options:
Rooms are available at The Siren Hotel for Ticco's exclusive group rate of $189 +tax per night. The Siren is a short QLINE ride away from event activities held at TechTown! Book your room at this link with password "Detroit" to receive Ticco's exclusive group rate.
Lower-cost accommodations are listed below for your convenience. Note that Ticco does not have any affiliation with these entities and cannot offer an additional discount.
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