The 2018 International Sociable City Leadership Summit provides a unique forum to showcase your city's approach to plan for people, assure safety and enhance vibrancy in your nighttime economy.

The 2017 Sociable City Leadership Summit in Austin provided a showcase of four cities:

Plan on coming to New Orleans and showcase your city's approach to:

Match the density of social activity with exemplary community standards and contemporary zoning to reduce impacts from noise, trash, crowds, bio-waste and incorporate a highly efficient nighttime transportation system.

Reduce risk and increase safety through strong collaborative partnerships from regulatory and compliance agencies to a dedicated team of officers and venues with trained service and security personnel to help prevent disorder and manage crowds

Create a continuum of day, evening and late-night social experiences for all ages and lifestyles with a variety of cafés, restaurants, music and nightclubs and when the street itself becomes a venue with outdoor dining, vendors, festivals and street performers.



February 17–20, 2018: New Orleans, LA


Sociable City Showcase

Build a Team


Nighttime Management Seminar



Sociable Cities

Nighttime Economy

Night Manager

Public Safety Guide from 2016 Summit

College Guide


2017 Summit Highlights

Final 2017 Summit Program

2017 Strategic Partners and Sponsors

YouTube Videos

Nighttime Management Panel

Economic Studies Panel

Video Testimonials


Trend Spotting Forums and Mentor Workshops Create Open Forums for Exchange


Responsible Hospitality Institute

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RHI is a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 with a mission to assist businesses and communities to plan safe and vibrant places to socialize. RHI's Sociable City events create an organized opportunity to connect and share information with peers and access resources from RHI.  © 2017 Responsible Hospitality Institute