Regional Cross-Sector Leaders Convening to Discuss the Areas Driving Municipal Innovation-Economic, Real Estate, Creative & Cultural Development

a newly launching principals leadership gathering

for accelerating city growth, new investments, idea exchange,

innovation & collaboration


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An Annual Convening Platform for City, State, Regional & National Leadership

Visionaries, Accelerators & Investors 

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– LAUNCHING 2023 –

To Help Accelerate Investment + Build Awareness & Momentum

for Newark’s Leading Projects, Programs & Initiatives
Cultural Institution Leadership
City Advocate Leadership
Site Selection Principals
Public & Open Space
Global Headquarters
Economic Development & Economic Mobility Leaders
Local Living Economy Advocates
Public+Private Partnership Advocates
ESG & Sustainability Leaders
VCs, Startups & Incubators
Leading Developers, Architects & Engineers
Retailers & Restauranteurs

A Yearly Opportunity To Gather Newark & Regional City Leaders Across Sectors

All Aligned with &  for Newark’s Growth

A Regional Sweet Spot

Corporate, Innovation, Human Capital & Cultural Sweet Spot
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Role Purpose Goal

Help Echo Workforce & Site Selection Case For Newark
Survey Viewpoints & Build Advocacy for Initiatives
Build Awareness + Momentum for Current & Future Projects
Liaison, Foster & Accelerate Opportunity Making
Partnership & Collaboration Catalyst
Amplify+Market the Success Message
Help Shape Work, Live, Learn, Play Case For Newark
Annual Platform To Meet Principal City Leadership
Gather Research & Sentiment for Expansion Efforts
Exchange Success Stories
Meet JV - Debt / Equity Partners
Foster Relationships w/ Business + Anchor Stakeholders
Survey Viewpoints & Build Advocacy for Initiatives


for Development, site-selection, placemaking & growth

Convening Leading Principals – Investors, Owners, Developers, Advisors, Operators & Site Selectors to Help Accelerate Growth, Development & Job Creation

Thought-Leadership Panel Discussions


We bring together the folks behind the largest – most exciting & transformative projects together to share what’s great and partner on what’s next.


Understanding the Critically Important Role Cross-Sector Improvement, Collaboration & Leadership Involvement has in accelerating Newark’s economic development – growth, innovation & site selection.

We help share best practices & convene the region’s leading minds & investors.

Thought-Leadership Panel Discussions


We explore the role each of the  areas Covered has in accelerating economic development for newark. We understand their interconnectivity and how each works towards making newark a better, greener, healthier, equitable & more sustainable & resilient city.

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Always be Informed by the Well-informed.

Since 2008 we have been partnering, developing & producing leadership convening platforms for investment, thought-leadership & collaboration. We have been privileged to work with distinguished institutions with the strongest reputations to gather the region's best & brightest. Our focus and contribution is to advancing city & state. Sharing & accelerating the most exciting and inspiring projects, programs & initiatives across verticals, sectors & industries.

" inspiring Leaders to be more collaborative

creative & innovating than they otherwise would be "

-Sherif M. Abouzied


Our Sister Forum

- Launched in 2015 -
we're bringing the same dynamism to Newark
- yet created uniquely with & for Newark -

the Regions Largest Leadership Gatherings

proud & privledged to be the regions largest principals summit

Our Past Speakers

National Thought-Leaders, Innovators & Disruptors

Our Venue Partners

We Partner with the Most Respected Owner/Operators to Host our Gatherings
-Bringing Hundreds to their Transformative Projects -
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Our Sponsors

Partners & Advisors To The Industries Leading Players

Our Media Partners

The Industry's Most Respected Source & Resource

Our Supporting Organizations

Think-Tanks, Partners & Collaborators to Leadership

Our Innovative Project Discussions

Principals Discussing the Most Transformative Projects


Important Projects Highlighted

Newark’s Historic Penn Stations $190 Million Dollar Modernization

– Newark Airport City – CitiSquare – NPAC Cultural District – Lionsgate Newark –

Newark Working Kitchens – Terminal A – Newark Anchor Collaboration – 

– Audible: Innovation Cathedral – The Outpost @ GKV – Museum  Parc – SoMA –

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Please email us for speaking, sponsor, partner or supporter inquiries.