Please join us on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 for our 18th annual State of Downtown at the brand-new Seattle Convention Center Summit addition! Presented by Lane Powell PC, this event will bring together national and local perspectives on urban issues, the latest economic data on downtown Seattle, and an afternoon of networking and socializing in this stunning new building.
DSA President & CEO Jon Scholes will deliver his annual state of downtown address and we’ll welcome Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell. In addition, economist and urbanist Ed Glaeser will join us as keynote speaker. Glaeser is a professor of economics and chairman of the department of economics at Harvard University. He has authored several books, including Survival of the City and Triumph of the City and is a frequent contributor to national publications.
Following his address, Glaeser will participate in a question-and-answer session moderated by DSA board members Liz Dunn, principal of Dunn & Hobbes, and Sung Yang, principal of Pacific Public Affairs and DSA board vice chair.
After the program, join us for a networking happy hour with appetizers, drinks, music, conversation and views from this beautiful venue.