GCDN members are invited to regular convenings to share emerging best practices, hear expert panels, and discuss the place of cultural precincts and complexes in urban policy, economic development, and related areas of public policy such as travel and tourism.


GCDN Regional Convening – Houston 2020

Open to all GCDN members, although predominantly aimed at the Americas, the Regional Convening brings together a smaller contingent of the network for a day and a half of highly focused and contextualized conversations, workshops and activities.

Co-hosted by GCDN member Theater District Houston, this year’s event is being held in Houston, starting with the evening of Thursday, January 30 and finishing lunchtime Saturday 1 February.

Find out more about Houston 2020.

GCDN Annual Convening – Lugano 2020

During the closing session of our Singapore 2019 convening, Michel Gagnon, Direttore Generale of LAC Lugano Arte et Cultura, took the stage to announce that the GCDN 2020 Annual Convening will take place in Lugano, Switzerland, 15-17 June.

Keep an eye on this page for the latest information about Lugano 2020.