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2022 State of Downtown Boise

Presented by Alaska Airlines


State of Downtown is a chance to celebrate a year of accomplishments and progress for Downtown Boise and the Downtown Boise Association. The 2022 event will be hosted on Thursday, September 8 from 8 a.m.—10 a.m. The morning will feature remarks from Mayor Lauren McLean, a panel discussion highlighting the role of retail in Downtown Boise, the announcement the year’s Cooley Award recipient, networking, a coffee bar, and light bites. Additionally, attendees will hear about some thrilling downtown enhancements. Please join us as we gather to reflect and look ahead at exciting times to come!

Panel: Kelsey Miller of SHIFT Boutique and KEYSTONE Station, moderator; Panelists include Matthew Montoya of Lumos Optical, Alex LaFong of Piece Unique, Dan Balluff of City Peanut, and Drea Hemmer of Lunatic Fringe; Lana Roth of BANANA Ink and Compass Goods, retail shop and photo opp.


Thursday, September 8th, 2022
8:00am - 10:00am
Boise Centre East

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Registration & Networking

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Downtown Boise Association Annual Reporting
View the 2022 State of Downtown Boise Annual Report Here
Mayor McLean Remarks

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Retail Panel Discussion

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
2022 Cooley Award for dedication and contributions to Downtown Boise

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Future Facing Announcements



Interested in becoming a supporting sponsor?
Please contact Mel Khampha at (208)472-5252 or



To view previous State of Downtown events, click HERE.