RHI's 2018 Sociable City Summit is the epicenter of the modern evolution of the vibrant nighttime economy. Sessions explore a global movement of “night mayors” and “night managers,” creative culture, culinary and craft beverage culture, music and destination cities, and innovations in policy, safety and security. This is a unique global gathering of influential leaders in urban planning, music, public safety, downtown development, college life and nighttime management.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18  |  9:00am – 2:00pm

First International Nighttime Management Academy

A SPECIAL ONE DAY PRE-SUMMIT TRAINING for those given the task of being their city's "Night Mayor-Night Manager" or a member of a nighttime/nightlife or entertainment commission or task force.

Global thought leaders will serve as the faculty utilizing RHI's proven FRAMEWORK.

Separate registration is required for this program.  >> Read More

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18  |  3:00pm – 8:00pm

Opening Panel and Off-site Reception

Celebrate 300 Years of New Orleans' CULTURE and tap into the vast experience of city leaders. You'll hear keynote presentations and participate in a Second Line to the opening networking reception. Learn how the city recovered from Hurricane Katrina and continues to preserve creativity and a rich history of innovation. >>Read More

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 |  9:00am to 5:00pm

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 | 9:00am to 2:00pm

Keynote Speakers and Trendspotting Forums

THE 2018 SUMMIT CONTINUES A TRADITION OF SHOWCASING model templates on economic studies, public safety and policing strategies, music and college cities and features intimate group forums uncovering the latest trends and accomplishments in nighttime management. International thought leaders will set the tone for discussion. You will have a seat at the table to delve deeper into one of four TRENDSPOTTING sessions, while continuing to connect back to a multidisciplinary group of partners tackling community challenges. Each track will provide an implementation strategy, new tools, models and templates to integrate into your work.

Program Concludes Tuesday at 2:00 pm

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