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2016 Annual Meeting Media Coverage

by Angela Kennedy | Nov 07, 2016

KCADC’s The Best of Both Worlds | A Town Hall on Regional Growth received widespread media coverage from local and national outlets.

We will update this blog post as additional coverage comes in.

Urbanophile, "A Conversation Between Richard Florida and Joel Kotkin," appeared November 14, 2016

Creative Class Group, "KCADC’s Annual Meeting in America’s Creative Crossroads w/ Joel Kotkin," appeared November 8, 2016

KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross aired clips highlighting the event, remarking "Two leading urbanists shared visions for the metro at the Kansas City Area Development Council's annual meeting," aired November 4 and 5, 2016

Kansas City Business Journal, "KCADC Touts ‘Best of Both Worlds’ Annual Meeting," appeared November 4, 2016

Kansas City Star, "KC Area Development Council Touts its 2016 Achievements at Annual Meeting," appeared November 4, 2016

CityLab Facebook post of Live Stream: https://www.facebook.com/thisiscitylab/posts/1422197661143687

Kansas City Business Journal, "Richard Florida: KC Can Avoid Dark Side of Creative Class Approach," appeared November 3, 2016

Kansas City Star, "Richard Florida and Joel Kotkin Agree: Pressure on the Middle Class in Cities is Growing," appeared November 3, 2016

CityLab, "Joel Kotkin Makes a Plea for ‘Localism," appeared October 31, 2016

Please contact Ashlie Hand with any 2016 Annual Meeting media requests.

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