Formally the The NYS Urban Council The INnovative Communities network offers communities hands-on technical assistance, peer-to-peer counseling, and a professional network designed to provide them with the tools they need to develop successful downtown revitalization strategies. The NYS INNCOM network is the only statewide organization that offers this unique hands-on approach that emphasizes downtown revitalization through job creation, business development and community investment.
Welcome to the Innovative Communities website! This website will be regularly updated to provide useful information regarding downtown and main street issues across New York State.
New York Urban Council
The New York State Urban Council has been a statewide representative group for many many years, But like everything else things change. So we are evolving and changing our focus and our name to:
New York Innovative Communities Network (INNCOM)
INCOM will seek to convene regional professionals around common issues faced in our communities and business districts working together to identify solutions. Our common goal is to engage and support business districts across New York State.
We are a peer based resource. We track and engage innovative programs and innovative communities. Our goal is to be a go-to source for New York business district needs.
We invite Downtown and Main Street proffesionals, their respective Board members, Businesses, Property Owners and the like to come be a part of an ongoing learning labratory.
Our Programs are fast paced and packed full of peer to peer exchanges, lively speakers, peer profesional social opportunties and best pratice examples and even what isnt working.