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2024 Midtown Alliance Annual Meeting to Discuss How Cities and Urban Districts Can Animate the Street

Find out on March 5 how cities can make us healthier, more prosperous and socially connected amid changes to the way we work, live and play.


More than 1,000 business, civic, and community leaders will gather at the Fox Theatre Atlanta for Midtown Alliance’s 46th Annual Meeting, taking place Tuesday morning, March 5, 2024.

Midtown Atlanta is experiencing a surge in new development activity that ranks among the most prolific anywhere in North America. With 12,400 residential units and nearly 7.5M SF office space delivered since 2018 or currently under construction, this run of new mixed-use building inventory has led to big residential population gains, corporate relocations and a strong showing for workers returning to the office.

Animating the Street

Any city’s most essential aim is to bring people and ideas together. Midtown Alliance continues to create the conditions on the ground for an exceptional urban experience that attracts people, from $20M of transportation and open space improvements planned in 2024 to hosting more than 100 community events. The theme for the 2024 Midtown Alliance Annual Meeting will examine how we achieve more shared prosperity, better health and happiness through human connection in urban environments.

The keynote address – to be delivered by globally-recognized urban economist and author Ed Glaeser –will examine Midtown and our city’s opportunities to attract more talent, investment, shared prosperity and street vitality as cities everywhere compete to be a location of choice for workers, residents and visitors.

Glaeser currently chairs the Department of Economics at Harvard University and is a pioneering thought leader on urban and social economics. His breakthrough research and ideas on cities, strategy and policy are published regularly in national media, from the New York Times to Forbes. Glaeser’s bestselling books "Triumph of the City" and "Survival of the City" examine the defining characteristics that make cities healthier, richer and socially connected as we navigate changes to the way we work, live and play.

“This event brings our growing community together to take inventory of our opportunities and to preview how we’ll work together to position Midtown for continued success,” said Midtown Alliance President and CEO Kevin Green. “City-building – by definition – is a team-sport.”

Now in its 46th year, this event brings the Midtown community together – business and civic partners, residents, policymakers, and urban enthusiasts – to build relationships and learn about the issues that define Midtown Atlanta and our city.

Community-Supported Event

The 2024 Midtown Alliance Annual Meeting has already garnered support from several local organizations invested in Midtown’s success, including Platinum sponsor Norfolk Southern. Gold-level sponsors include: Affairs to Remember; Alston and Bird; The Coca-Cola Company; Cousins Properties; Emory University Hospital Midtown; Eversheds Sutherland; The Fox Theatre; Georgia Power; Kimley-Horn; King and Spalding; North American Properties; Northside Hospital; Piedmont Office Realty Trust; Rule, Joy Trammell, Rubio; Savannah College of Art and Design; Seyfarth Shaw LLP; SouthState Bank; and Troutman Pepper.

“We appreciate the commitment these community partners are making to help Midtown Alliance deliver what has become one of our most anticipated events,” added Green.

Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets to the 2024 Midtown Alliance Annual Meeting are available for purchase online at Cost per attendee is $75 for guests employed by Midtown Alliance member organizations and $100 for guests of non-member organizations.