2012 Inter-City Visit to Bloomington, IN Orientation


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  • If you’re checking a bag, that cost is on you! If you’re parking at the airport, that cost is on you!
  • We’ll be picked up on a bus and shuttled to Bloomington from Indy.
  • Note – what are dutch treat drinks!? Also, please note that if folks want incidentals in their rooms, they will have to provide their CC upon check in. Otherwise, they’ll be able to give their name and be handed a key.
  • Must be on the bus and ready to go by 8 a.m.
  • 2012 Inter-City Visit to Bloomington, IN Orientation

    1. 1. INTER CITY VISIT ORIENTATION8-9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 5
    2. 2. WE’RE TRAVELING TO INDIANA!Chapel Hill, NC and Bloomington, IN are640 miles apart.Travel time to Bloomington: About 5hours via plane, then one hour via bus.
    3. 3. CHAPEL HILL &BLOOMINGTON Chapel Hill/Carrboro: 27.4 square miles Bloomington: 23.4 square miles Chapel Hill/Carrboro: 77,901 residents in 2011 Bloomington: 81,381 residents in 2011
    4. 4. Two Videos• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-sCDe_8• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOO4wU8
    5. 5. TRAVEL LOGISTICSWe’ll fly out of and into Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Please plan toarrive at the airport and check in with Chela Tu, our Chamber staff on point at RDU, an hour before your flight departs. DELTA Flight departs at 7:15 a.m. (arrive no later than 6:15 a.m.) US AIR Flight departs at 8:35 a.m. (arrive no later than 7:35 a.m.) UNITED Flight departs at 9:45 a.m. (arrive no later than 8:45 a.m.) **For your full flight itinerary, see your Orientation Hand Out.
    6. 6. GETTING TO THE AIRPORTWe’re offering a free park-and-ride shuttle from University Mall’s parking lot (parknext to Wells Fargo). The shuttle will take you to the airport Sunday and drop you back off at U-Mall Tuesday. FOR THE DELTA FLIGHT: Shuttle departs from University Mall at 5:30 a.m. FOR THE US AIR FLIGHT: Shuttle departs from University Mall at 7 a.m. FOR THE UNITED FLIGHT: Shuttle departs from University Mall at 8 a.m.**You must sign up to participate in the park-and-ride. See Laura to sign up. If youdon’t plan to use the park-and-ride, please make your own travel arrangements to and from the airport.
    7. 7. TRAVEL TIME: AGENDA: DAY ONE (SUNDAY7:15 a.m.-11:35 a.m.: Delta Flight8:35 a.m.-12:46 p.m.: US Air Flight9:45 a.m.-1:36 p.m.: United FlightSHUTTLE TO BLOOMINGTON (Conversation #1):What is the Bloomington and Monroe County brand and how do they marketthemselves externallyHOTEL CHECK IN: 2-3:30 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott in BloomingtonBUS TOUR (Conversation #2): 3:30-5 p.m.JOINT LEADERSHIP RECEPTION: 6-7:30 p.m. at Grazie! Italian EateryDUTCH TREAT DRINKS: 7:30 p.m.- at Grazie! Malibu Grill, The Atlas, The IrishLion, and The Crazy Horse
    8. 8. Continued Conversations (Dutch Treat Drinks)• Housing• Sustainability• Downtown• Education• Arts• Or a conversation with your counterpart…
    9. 9. Conversation #3: Economic DevelopmentHearing from…•Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (servingall of Monroe County)•Economic Development for the City of Bloomington•Visit BloomingtonLooking to learn… About the partners and players Arts and sustainability as a part of economicdevelopment Different brands for different clusters all housedin one place Economic impact of tourism
    10. 10. Conversation #4: DowntownHearing from…•Downtown Bloomington, Inc.•Bloomington Arts & Entertainment District (BEAD)•Local business leadersLooking to learn… More about BEAD Impact of increased student/housing Redeveloping and Reenergizing downtown. Convention center and bed & breakfasts in thedowntown
    11. 11. Conversation #5: Student Housing Hearing from a developer who is doing student housing in both the homes of the Hoosiers AND Heels
    12. 12. Conversation #6: University- Community PartnershipsHearing from…•IU’s innovation and economic development team•IU’s and Bloomington’s sustainability officesLooking to learn…What is the role of university in economic developmentWhat is the University’s tech transfer and applied researchstrategy?How does the University and Community partner onsustainability
    13. 13. Conversation #7: Innovation in GovernmentHearing from…•Deputy Mayor•Parks & Recreation Department•Planning DepartmentLooking to learn… About the City’s Innovation Team Earned income strategies for Parks & Rec How the development process has changed overthe past 20 yearsTransition to Form-based Code
    14. 14. Choose your own adventure!MINI FIELD TRIPS
    15. 15. B-Line Trail
    16. 16. Buskirk-Chumley Theater
    17. 17. Bloomington New Tech High School
    18. 18. WonderLab Museum
    19. 19. Ivy Tech John Waldron Center
    20. 20. Martha’s House
    21. 21. Or meet with your counterpart…
    22. 22. Dinner and FUN!
    23. 23. Conversation #8: Entrepreneurship & Workforce DevelopmentHearing from…•Chancellor at Ivy Tech Community College•Gale & Bill Cook Entrepreneurship CenterLooking to learn… The role of the Community College in WorkforceDevelopment, Innovation and EntrepreneurshipPartnerships between IU and IV TechHow a Community College Thrives in a university town
    24. 24. Conversation #9: K-12 EducationHearing from…•Superintendent of schools•Chamber CEO•Community Foundation presidentLooking to learn… What are the successes and challenges of the New TechHigh School? What is the role of the business community and theChamber in elementary and secondary education? How do the schools measure success?
    25. 25. Conversation #10:Conclusions and AppreciationsHearing from…•OurselvesLooking to learn… More about what we learnedThoughts about going forward togetherAppreciations of each other
    26. 26. Going Home11:15 Bus travel to Indianapolis with lunch on the busTRAVEL TIME2:10-6:55 p.m.: Delta Flight One2:11-6:08 p.m.: United Flight2:15-7:14 p.m.: Delta Flight Two3:35-6:53 p.m.: US Air Flight One4:10-7:48 p.m.: US Air Flight TwoRETURN SHUTTLE TO UNIVERSITY MALLDeparts from United terminal at 6:40 p.m.Departs from Delta Terminal at 7:45 p.m.Departs from US Air Terminal at 8:15 p.m.
    27. 27. Want more info?
    28. 28. You’ll get an invite to a Dropbox folder…
    29. 29. Use#ICV2012If you’re tweeting the trip!
    30. 30. Questions?