Inspire and be Inspired!

Join us at Electric Works on Thursday September 14th for the 2023 Inspire! Neighborhood Conference -an event that was created to energize and equip Fort Wayne’s neighborhood residents and leaders! This year our conference will feature amazing speakers, workshops, a neighborhood award dinner with live music, and more!

Registration is be free, but space is limited.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided for all registered Fort Wayne residents.

Check out our pdfSave the Date flyer and stay tuned for updates!


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Get Involved!  

Use the PDFs or the online forms below to register for or participate in the 2023 Inspire! Neighborhood Conference. 


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Application for Speakers Volunteer Registration

Conference Registeration 

Neighborhood Award Nominations            

If you have an inspiring workshop, panel, or presentation you’d like to share with our conference attendees, please apply to be  one of our speakers.

Staus: Closed!        Deadline: June 30th

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Online Speaker form

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If you would like to help our  the Neighborhood Planning & Activation Workgroup either before, during or after the conference, please let us know by signing up to be a volunteer!

Status: Open!              Deadline: Rolling
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Online Volunteer form

Conference registration is free for all Fort Wayne residents, but space is limited.

Status: Open! Deadline: Rolling

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        Online Attendee Form

The City of Fort Wayne wants to recognize its neighborhoods and their hard work! Help us celebrate outstanding members of our community by nominating a neighborhood association or resident.


Status: Closed!                    Deadline: Aug 15th

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The Inspire! Neighborhood Conference is sponsored, in part, by our generous sponsors.

Learn more about our top- Accelerator & Activator level sponsors by clicking on their logos (below). 

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Thank you to our Equipper level sponsor, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for their generous support!




Program Manager Contact Information 

Réna Bradley, Neighbrhood Conference Manager/ Neighborhood Planner Email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 260-427-2284