Greenhouse Presentations

The TML Greenhouse is where creative solutions grow and new ideas are brought to light. Join select conference sponsors for informative and applicable presentations on issues rooted in city government. The Greenhouse will be located just inside the second entrance of the TML Exhibit Hall in Booth #1023.

Wednesday, October 9

1:45-2:15 p.m.

Think Like a Retailer: Four Insights for Positioning Your Community for Retail Success
If you want to recruit and retain retailers, you have to think like a retailer. In this fast-paced session, we will discuss the key factors that retailers look for when making location decisions and what local governments can do to position themselves for retail success.
Presented by Buxton

3:15- 3:45 p.m. and 4:00- 4:30 p.m.

Renewable Energy
Texas is now the Nation’s leader in wind energy production and one of the top solar-electricity-producing states. Renewable energy is available to empower cities to meet their environmental and financial objectives, showing commitment to sustainability and meeting budgetary demands at the same time.
Presented by TXU Energy

Thursday, October 10

9:15-9:45 a.m.

What to Do When Your Retail Recruitment Efforts Are “Stuck”
Retail recruitment can be a long and frustrating process. If your retail development efforts have hit a roadblock, don’t give up! In this session, we will discuss practical steps you can take to troubleshoot your development strategy and get back on track.
Presented by Buxton

10:00-10:30 a.m.

Electric Vehicles
As electric vehicle technology evolves, there is increasing opportunity to incorporate this technology not only for residents, but also in creating diverse fleets, all while reducing environmental emissions and carbon footprint.
Presented by TXU Energy

10:45-11:15 a.m.

Efficiency Projects and Rebates
There are a variety of energy efficiency projects that can be implemented and coupled with rebate dollars, create operational savings long-term.
Presented by TXU Energy

1:30-2:00 p.m.

How to Tap into Your Tourism Potential
Tackling the topic of tourism development can seem daunting to any city, no matter the size. In this session, we will discuss how you can tap into your community’s tourism potential and overcome obstacles.
Presented by Buxton