November 08, 2017
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Taylor Porter is a proud sponsor of the Center for Planning Excellence's 12th Annual Louisiana Smart Growth Summit, which is taking place at the Shaw Center on Nov. 7-8. Approximately 800 people attend the Summit, which brings together planners, developers, community advocates, elected officials, and other forward-thinking citizens together to network, brainstorm and learn alongside internationally acclaimed smart growth experts.
This year’s agenda covers blight and revitalization; air quality and environmental health; mapping and GIS systems; and integrated transportation, and other challenges. The keynotes this year include Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, and the General Manager of Los Angeles’ Department of Transportation – Seleta Reynolds.
The award-winning Summit has become the Southeast's premier event promoting dialogue on innovative planning and exploring models for creating healthier and more resilient communities, making streets safer while expanding transportation options, as well as examining the real estate market and development trends, and the important role of policymaking and leadership.
Sponsors for this year's Summit include: Platinum - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, COX Communications, Launch Media, CH2M, Stantec, 89.3 WRKF, JP Morgan Chase & Co.; Gold - Stone Pigman, Emergent Method, Fishman Haygood, Baker Donelson, Onsite Design, Aecom, Capital Area Finance Authority, Hotel Indigo, and Jones Walker; Exclusive - AARP, McGlinchey Stafford, and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center; Refreshment - Taylor Porter, CARBO Landscape Architecture, Visit Baton Rouge, and Downtown Development District; Silver - Louisiana Realtors, Wampold Companies, Petroleum Service Corporation, Lamar Advertising, Louisiana Lottery Corporation, Duplantis Design Group, HNTB, Faulk & Winkler, The Cordell and Ava Haymon Fund, LPHI, Level Homes, Louisiana Healthy Communities Coalition, LSU College of Art & Design, EcoLite, Gourmet Girls, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Civil Solutions Consulting Group, Phelps Dunbar, AIA Louisiana, and Capital One; Bronze - NFP, Mid City Redevelopment Alliance, DEMCO, The Grove, Stirling Properties, Crump Wilson Architects, Capital Region Planning Commission, ELS Landscape Architecture Studio, Reich Associates, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Sigma Consulting Group, Inc., Bin Q Liquor, Cane Land Distilling Company, Whole Foods Market Baton Rouge, and Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United; Supporter - Citizens Bank & Trust, Franklin Associates, LLC, LA 1 Coalition, Tulane School of Architecture, Whitney Bank, G.E.C., Inc., Terracon, Baton Rouge Sierra Club, Donnie Jarreau Developments, LLC, WHLC Architecture, Suzanne Turner Associates, Bardwell Homes, Pond & Company, Kidder and Schultz Certified Public Accountants, and Downtown Duplicating.