Join Us for an Important Presentation by Rachael M. Carter, Ph. D., with MSU Center for Government & Community Development:
“Recapturing Natchez’s Lost Retail Dollars”
8:00–9:00 am • Thursday, March 23rd
Natchez Convention Center • 211 Main Street
Who Should Attend?
Business Owners, Prospective Business Owners, Investors, Developers, Real Estate Professionals, Economic and Workforce Development Professionals, Elected Officials, Community Leaders, Residents, Visitors, and Volunteers
About DNA’s 2022 Community Survey:
DNA’s 2022 Community Survey on Downtown Natchez was conducted by Dr. Rachael Carter of MSU’s Center for Government and Community Development and had 500 respondents. The results will feed into a high-level action plan for DNA to help facilitate the city’s Downtown Master Plan priorities and spur downtown revitalization.
Find out how you rated these Downtown Master Plan Priorities?
• Preservation and development of the Bluff, Arts District, Triangle and Key Buildings?
• Downtown Mobility: traffic, parking, walkability, bike routes, wayfinding?
• Downtown Residential: new housing, upper floor housing, playgrounds, recreation?
• Business Development: improved vacancy rate, marketing downtown as a small business destination, developing incentives for public arts?
About Dr.Rachael Carter:
Dr. Carter specializes in community and economic development, public policy, tourism, economic impact and market analysis, retail trade, and natural resource policy at the Center for Government & Community Development, Mississippi State University. She is well known as a successful strategic action planner with a special passion for helping communities, industries and organizations take action to create positive economic development.