APA Michigan Chapter


Friday, September 21, 2018
3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. EDT

CM | 1.25

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Trail Towns is an economic development strategy that has been

proven effective as local economies embrace the economic

opportunity surrounding outdoor recreation and their

supporting tourism-based industries.

This session will focus on how local and regional planners can

utilize simple design tools, promotional and branding strategies,

and relationships with local business owners to expand existing

and create new businesses, attract trail and outdoor recreationbased

tourism, and establish a trail-friendly identity and

character. This session will also discuss regional and national

trends regarding trails and outdoor recreation.


Harry Burkholder

Harry is the Executive Director of the Land Information Access Association (LIAA), a non-profit organization located in beautiful Traverse City Michigan. Harry is responsible for setting the strategic direction and policies for LIAA and leads the organization in business planning, project management, program design and development, and day-to-day operations. Harry ... Read More

Contact Info

Amy Jordan, ajordan@planningmi.org