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Inter-City Visit and Leadership Conference (ICV)


75 Local Business, Community, Healthcare, and Education Leaders Joined The Partnership for A Sustainable Community for ICV 2022 in Asheville, NC.

What: The Inter-City Visit and Leadership Conference 2022 (ICV 2022)

When: Monday, Oct 24, 2022, through Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Where: Asheville, NC with a stop in Winston-Salem to explore the Innovation Quarter

Who: The delegation included 75 business, government, nonprofit, and education sectors leaders from Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro/Orange County, NC.

Why: To learn from the experiences of another community, better understand our own community assets, and build relationships among each other to help us address our local challenges

Objectives: ICV 2022 focused on the following ten learning objectives and prioritized equity throughout the program.

  • Increasing Affordable Housing
  • Focusing on Downtown Development and Redevelopment
  • Addressing Youth and Student Success
  • Accelerating Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Improving Workforce Development
  • Planning Community Land Use
  • Elevating Climate Action
  • Strengthening Community Partnerships
  • Investing in Public Infrastructure
  • Reconnecting

History: The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro and its nonprofit affiliate, the Partnership for a Sustainable Community, coordinate the biennial ICV for a delegation of ~75 local leaders. Over the last 30 years, we have visited Anne Arbor (MI), Greenville (SC), Madison (WI), Bloomington (IN), Boulder (CO), Athens (GA), Lexington (KY), Lawrence (KS) and had a wonderful trip to Asheville in 2010. Scroll down to learn more about these previous experiences and outcomes.

Past ICVs