Texas Downtown (TXD) programs are designed to support the professionals and champions of downtowns across the state. We provide direct assistance, recognize outstanding places and people, and offer support for downtown projects and staff.


The annual Texas Downtown Conference is the only statewide conference dedicated to downtown. Our 250+ attendees represent cities of all sizes, downtown and Main Street programs, economic development professionals, chambers of commerce staff, nonprofit leaders small business owners, and entrepreneur consultants. The event features general and breakout sessions, mobile tours, events, and networking. Sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities are available.

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president’s awards

We are looking forward to this year's President's Awards program. Winners will be celebrated the last week in October at the President’s Awards Gala held in conjunction with the annual Texas Downtown Conference.

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Anice Read FUND

The Anice Read Fund was formed in 1999 to honor her legacy and her contributions to Texas downtowns. Grants from the fund are used for a variety of purposes including physical projects, professional development, and program and staff development.

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Regional Roundtables & Webinars

Texas Downtown's educational events are designed to provide our members educational and networking opportunities within their regions. Roundtables are half to full day events and include presentations, discussions, networking, and lunch.

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Downtown Assistance Program

Interested in developing a plan for your downtown? Texas Downtown has your back with our carefully curated and informative Downtown Assistance Program.

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