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Ohio Land Bank Conference 2017

September 11 @ 11:00 am - September 13 @ 5:00 pm

Join land bank board members and staff, county and municipal officials, community and economic development officers, community development corporations and all those interested in re-purposing vacant and abandoned properties and revitalizing our neighborhoods at the 7th annual Ohio Land Bank Conference.

The conference will be held September 11 through 13 at the Wyndham Playhouse Square in Cleveland. Informative and interesting sessions are being added to the conference schedule each day.

We are pleased to announce that Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will be our Keynote Speaker on Tuesday, September 12.  Mr. Cordray formerly served as Ohio Attorney General. Prior to that, Ohio Treasurer and Franklin County Treasurer, two elected positions in which he led state and county banking, investment, debt, and financing activities.



Please register below for the conference. Full Conference registration includes all Tuesday and Wednesday sessions, breakfast, lunch, break snacks and reception on Tuesday evening. You may also purchase Land Bank 101 only or  choose to come one day of the conference for a reduced rate.

Additionally, two mobile workshops will be offered at the conference. On Tuesday morning, join our partners at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress for a tour of placemaking activities supporting Cleveland’s diverse neighborhoods. On Wednesday morning, visit Rid-All Green Partnership and hear from one of the founders on their work to grow food, jobs, and green neighborhoods in Cleveland’s Urban Agriculture Innovation Zone.

Hotel rooms at the Wyndham Cleveland at Playhouse Square may be booked through this link: The Ohio Land Bank Conference group rate is $129/night through August 21. If you book after this date, you will be charged the hotel’s going rate. Please direct hotel-specific questions to 216-615-7500.

Early pricing through Friday, July 28, 2017. Regular registration will be:

Full Conference Regular: $175 (Includes all Tuesday and Wednesday sessions.)
Land Bank 101 (Monday) Only : $25
Tuesday Only Regular: $125
Wednesday Only Regular: $125


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September 11 @ 11:00 am
September 13 @ 5:00 pm
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Catlin Layton


Wyndham in Cleveland at Playhouse Square
1260 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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