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vibrant places to socialize represent the key to unlock your
city's nighttime economy assets.
But the nighttime economy is not just
based on revenue from restaurants, cafes, tap
rooms, taverns, brew pubs and music venues.
The nighttime economy is also
comprised of diverse daytime businesses.
Restaurants rely on distributors and suppliers of food and
beverages. Trash pick-up is critical for maintaining pest
control. Nighttime businesses also use insurance agents,
accountants and banks. They promote themselves through
writers, graphic designers and media. Nightlife patrons buy
special outfits and spa services in preparation for going
out. They may take a train, bus or taxi to get to their
Sociability is an engine driving
both day and night
Regardless of city size, neighborhoods and
downtowns are the epicenter of social activity, through
fairs, festivals and dining and entertainment districts.
Build a team and come to downtown Orlando, an
excellent case study of vibrant social spaces in a variety
of distinct neighborhoods. The program features speakers
representing hospitality and nightlife, public safety and
police, local regulatory and advocacy. Faculty will guide
you through a process to assess your town or city's
sociability and provide the tools to make
your nightlife vibrant and safe.