A Gathering of Committed Placemakers
â€‹CNU 24 in Detroit will bring together over 1,500 individuals from North America and around the world who are dedicated to building great places.
Representing a Wide Array of Disciplines
Public & Elected Officials - Urban Designers & Planners Architects & Landscape Architects - Engineers Non-Profit Professionals - Real Estate Developers Academics & Students - Community Activists & Leaders
Connect & engage with placemakers from around the world. Explore innovative solutions to local challenges with world-renowned experts. Get a firsthand look at the amazing comeback story unfolding in America's original Motor City.
Now in its 24th year, CNU’s annual Congress unites the world’s leading experts for four days of education, collaboration, discussion, and debate on the policies, designs, and emerging approaches that create great places.
As a CNU 24 Partner you will demonstrate your commitment to creating great and lasting neighborhoods and increase your exposure to industry leaders, government officials, and passionate stakeholders dedicated to making and restoring places people love. Your tax deductible sponsorship will help us fund scholarships for a new generation of placemakers, organize workshops and sessions to solve local problems, and spotlight the amazing story unfolding in America’s original Motor City.
Regardless of level, all sponsors receive recognition in CNU print and web materials, including signage, program book, and Congress website as well as a sponsor recognition ribbon and invitation to the VIP event.
The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is an international nonprofit organization working to build vibrant communities where people have diverse choices for how they live, work, and get around. We believe that well-designed cities and neighborhoods are crucial for our health, economy, and environment. We build places people love.
Our 2600 members are diverse global thought-leaders on design, development, policy, implementation, and activism. They work in communities across the world - from major urban centers to historic small towns. From our annual Congress to our strategic policy initiatives, CNU connects and empowers the professionals, leaders, advocates, and citizens building places where people and businesses can thrive and prosper.
* Venue Locations:
Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
Gem & Century Theatres
333 Madison St, Detroit, MI 48226
Detroit Beer Company
1529 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit
1401 Broadway, Suite 3A, Detroit, MI 48226
The Fillmore Detroit
2115 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201