For over 35 years, the International Public Markets Conference has brought together leading public market leaders and advocates including a broad mix of government leaders, market managers, downtown planners, grassroots organizers, local food advocates, transportation experts, health care professionals, and educators from around the world to explore the cutting edge of market practice.
The Market Cities Program at Project for Public Spaces is seeking letters of interest to co-host the 12th International Public Markets Conference to be held in the spring of 2025. Co-hosting the conference provides an opportunity to highlight your city or region’s public market scene, as well as tie the conference agenda to the goals of the co-host partner and its unique context. The deadline to apply is January, 25, 2024, click below to learn more.
In 2019, lessons from the International Public Markets Conference inspired the launch of the Market Cities Program at Project for Public Spaces. The Program aims to strengthen the regional systems behind the market stalls by connecting and supporting a diverse set of stakeholders through research, specialized training, and a network of peers
During the 11th International Public Markets Conference in Toronto, Project for Public Spaces announced the launch of the Market Cities Network, the first international forum for markets of all kinds and the people committed to their success. Click below to learn more about how you can be a part of it.