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What’s Up Downtown: 50 Years and Rising

September 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Over the past fifty years, downtown Orlando’s growth has become a national model in showcasing how municipalities, community partners, and business leaders can execute a shared vision for a 21st-century city. The Downtown Development Board (DDB) is proud to be serving the downtown community for 50 years.

Join us on Thursday, September 30 as we continue our 50th-anniversary celebration with a panel discussion focusing on the past, present, and future of downtown Orlando. Jennifer Quigley, Vice President at WBQ Design & Engineering, Inc and former DDB Board Chair, will serve as moderator. .

Guest Speakers:

Thomas C. Chatmon Jr.
DDB/CRA Executive Director

Frank Billingsley
Director of Placemaking and Competitiveness, former DDB Executive Director, 2002 – 2006

Thomas Kohler 
Senior Principal at Real Estate Research Consultants, Inc, former DDB Executive Director, 1979 – 2002


Downtown Orlando


Amway Center
400 West Church Street, #Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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