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
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.