Creative Placemaking Leadership Summits 

Get useful knowledge.  Learn practical skills. Make valuable connections.
Feel more inspired, empowered and supported.  Meet with other smart, interesting people
 to help places become more healthy, sustainable, prosperous and inclusive. 

Upcoming Summits

South & Appalachia

November 3-4, Chapel Hill, NC

This Summit will focus on issues important to creative placemaking in the South and Appalachian regions of in the United States.  

The Summit will be held in downtown Chapel Hill, NC. 

We are now taking applications from any community in the United States or Canada to host a Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit in 2023 or 2024.  You can host a regional Summit that covers a multi-state region, a state, or a metropolitan area. 

If your community is in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina or Tennessee, you can apply to host the 2023 or 2024 Summit through this link.  Deadline:  July 15,   

For all other communities in the United States or Canada, please follow this link.

Rolling deadlines:  July 15, October 15, January 15 and April 15. 


Note:  Host communities are expected to 1) provide a minimum of $10,000 to support the Summit, 2) help CPC in building a steering committee made up of local leaders and others from the region, state or metro area, and 3) help in designing place-based experiences for participants. 

Past Summits

Northeast & Mid-Atlantic 

April 18-22, 2022:  Online and in Schenectady, NY.

This Summit focused on issues important to creative placemaking in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states in the United States.  

The Summit was held at the historic Proctors Theatre (left) in downtown Schenectady. 

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