Riverwalk, MidTown, and Downtown.

The momentum in Reno is building: Riverwalk, MidTown and Downtown. Learn how each of these core districts of the city are marketing themselves independently and collaborating to build a better Reno experience for locals and tourists alike. In this panel discussion, each district will share their independent marketing strategies and tactics and then explain how they bring it all together to amplify their efforts.

Digiman StudioCome join us on October 15th to hear these three districts discuss the future of Reno. Additionally, Digiman Studio, one of our wonderful sponsors, will be at the luncheon taking complimentary headshots for our AMA Members.

Be sure not to miss this event!!


Hillary Schieve, MidTown District Reno

Born and raised in Reno, Hillary has been a long-time advocate for the city. And her being one of the original founders of the Midtown Merchants Association came as no surprise. She is the owner of Plato”s Closet, Clothes Mentor, Biggest Little Fashion Truck, and is a Reno City Council member. She has been honored as the 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year and 2009 Top 20 under 40 by the Reno Gazette Journal, as well as being recognized with a 2013 Nevada Women of Achievement Award.

Dick Bartholet, Regional Alliance for Downtown

Dick currently serves at the University of Nevada, Reno as the Director of Research at the Center for Regional Studies/Bureau of Business & Economic Research, the Nevada Small Business Development Center, as well as president of the Regional Alliance for Downtown. He graduated from Montana State University with a degree in business administration and holds an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Courtney Meredith, The Riverwalk Merchants Association

Battle born and Nevada grown, Courtney is an award-winning graphic designer, best online casino and recent author of the history of the Reno Riverwalk. She and her husband own Design on the Edge, a Reno-based design company, recently voted as the “most innovative company in Northern Nevada.” She has over 15 years of experience working within the design, advertising and marketing industry, is the current marketing chair for the American Advertising Federation of Northern Nevada, and is an active volunteer for a variety of non-profit organizations. Courtney has actively worked on marketing the downtown Reno Riverwalk for the past 6 years and continually assists in the revitalization of the downtown corridor.

Tuesday, October 15th
Atlantis – Casino Resort Spa
3800 S. Virginia St
Networking: 11:30 AM
Lunch: Noon to 1PM

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RSVP by 12pm, Friday,  October 11th

Luncheon Pricing
$25  AMA Members with RSVP
$30 Non-Members with RSVP
$17 Students with RSVP
$40 Without RSVP (Seating is on a space-available, first-come, first-serve basis)
Please Note: The AMA bills RSVP’d no-shows. Please notify us no less than 48 hours before the event, so we have time to cancel your meal.