Economic Development Conference Explores Value of Downtowns


November 16th - Over hundred economic development experts and downtown management practitioners converged on Bloomfield Center last month to attend Downtown New Jersey's Annual Conference and Excellence Awards ceremony. The gathering was held at Bloomfield College's historic Westminster Arts Center and was co-hosted by the Bloomfield Center Alliance. The day provided attendees valuable insight and critical feedback on the importance of downtowns and the businesses that serve these communities. For a recap and helpful links, please click here. The BCA extends a special thank you to several of its partners who supported the conference, including Mayor Michael Venezia and the Township of Bloomfield, Arterial, HBK CPAs and Consultants, and Provident Bank.

Attending BCA Board members and staff pose alongside township officials
Downtown Property Owner Bill Colgan and BCA Board President Michael Kahn