Successful Downtown Project Management

Create the Plan. Make the Plan happen. Simple words that involve a lot of steps and many partners. Join us in Downtown Dublin as we take a deep dive into some of the most pivotal projects that have shaped the district. From the Dublin Skyscraper to Deano's Pizza, Bicentennial Plaza, and everything in between, you will get to see and hear firsthand from the Dublin team, elected officials, and business owners how they made their projects and proudest moments happen. 

WHEN: May 9, 2023
                    9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

WHERE:  Dublin, GA*

*additional details forthcoming

Presenters and Practitioners

Tara Bradshaw City Planner

Tara Bradshaw is the first-ever City Planner for the City of Dublin. She brings with her fifteen years of community planning and economic development experience and a strong passion for making Georgia’s cities a premier destination for business and culture, with a focus on public-private project development, public policy, financial incentives, placemaking, and partner engagement. Prior to this appointment, her previous work experience includes serving as the Economic Development Specialist for the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Executive Director and Main Street Director of the Dublin Downtown Development Authority. Her work with the Dublin DDA helped garner over $50 million in public and private investment in the downtown district.

Tara is a Cordele, Georgia native, a graduate of Valdosta State University with BBAs in Management and Marketing, and a certified Economic Development Finance Professional by the National Development Council. She is a seasoned public speaker, trainer, and subject matter expert in various areas, including economic development, preservation, and project funding and management. Tara lives in Dublin with her husband Matthew and her two children, Maggie Claire and Lane.


Cancellations for this event must be made in writing and emailed to [email protected] by close of business on April 25, 2023, to be eligible for a refund. Requests received before the deadline will be refunded the amount charged during registration, minus a $25 processing fee. Cancellations made after the deadline will not be eligible for a refund, but substitutions for attendees will be permitted.

DCA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. To ask questions about accessibility or request accommodations, don't hesitate to contact our staff at 770-686-6527 or [email protected] at least two weeks before our event to ensure enough time to provide proper modifications.

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