MassINC’s Gateway Cities Institute to host 2013 Innovation Awards Luncheon

Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish to speak on need for Transformative Investment in small, historic cities

This first annual event celebrates the innovative spirit of the state’s historic Gateway Cities with an awards ceremony honoring organizations or individuals devoted to investments that transform communities. To be held on November 12th, 2013, the event will mark the one year anniversary of The Gateway Cities Innovation Institute.

This year’s award ceremony and luncheon focuses on Transformative Redevelopment – the pivotal development projects that change market dynamics by spurring follow-on investment. Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish will deliver the keynote remarks before an audience of business, academic, philanthropic and political leaders from throughout the state. Proceeds from the event will support the ongoing operation of the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute. Housed at MassINC, The Institute utilizes research, journalism and civic engagement to advance an agenda to improve Massachusetts Gateway Cities.

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