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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Missouri Preservation Conference to be held in Joplin; Registration deadline is near

Joplin Historic Preservation Commission reminds area historic preservationists about the unique opportunity offered this year when Missouri Preservation returns to Joplin for its 2023 Conference.  As the 24th annual conference, this is Missouri Preservation’s largest educational opportunity for those interested in historic preservation.

Set for Wednesday, June 7 through Friday, June 9, the conference brings together architects, developers, preservation specialists, members of historic preservation commissions, preservation tradespeople, and more from across the region offering networking and educational opportunities. Many sessions are approved for AIA Continuing Education Credits and general certificates of completion for your professional portfolio are available for all sessions.

Keynote speaker Stacy Grinsfelder will share The Importance of Telling Your Story. Grinsfelder is the  host of the podcast True Tales from Old Houses and owner of  (Please add anything else that is an incentive – tours, etc.)

Online registration closes May 19, with early bird discount closing after Friday, May 12Registration includes access to educational session and tours, as well as snack/refreshment breaks in the morning and afternoon. It also includes the Opening Reception on Wednesday evening.

To learn more, go to 2023 Conference – Joplin – Missouri Preservation (

Local contact: Jill Halbach, Joplin Historic Preservation Commission, 417-623-7953 x1041

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