CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
HAPPENING TODAY: Join KRLD from 10a-7p in Downtown Carrollton as our Your Hometown Tour continues!

Local

Dallas Hosts Third-Ever New Cities Summit

View Comments
(credit: KTVT/KTXA) Elizabeth Dinh
Elizabeth joined CBS 11 News from Seattle's KOMO-TV in December 2...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

494849761 10 Dallas Hosts Third Ever New Cities SummitCelebrating National Underwear Day

465887719 Dallas Hosts Third Ever New Cities SummitFacebook Users – Beware The App!

 alt=JLo Shows Off Her Best Assets In New Cover

904255 10 Dallas Hosts Third Ever New Cities SummitRemembering Robin Williams

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

Fantasy_tile

VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Late last week, the City of Dallas hosted GOP leaders in an attempt to bring the Republican National Convention to North Texas in two years. This week, the city is in the global spotlight again as 800 world leaders descend on Big D for the New Cities Summit at the Winspear Opera House.

DFW has already hosted the Super Bowl, the Final Four, the World Series, the NBA All-Star Game and the NBA Finals — all within the past four years. So, when the New Cities Summit kicks off on Tuesday, it will be yet another event to showcase what North Texas has to offer.

This is the third New Cities Summit, and the first one in North America. The event was previously held in Paris and Sao Paulo. The theme of this year’s event is ‘re-imagining cities.’

According to event organizers, around 800 people from 40 counties will be in North Texas, including the world’s top urban leaders and thinkers. During the three-day summit, participants will discuss the future of the urban world in a series of forums and networking events. The summit is not open to the public.

Then, after the New Cities Summit concludes on Thursday, the U.S. Conference of Mayors will open its four-day annual meeting on Friday at the Omni Dallas Hotel.

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 42,319 other followers