The American Historic Trades Summit


A national convening hosted by The Campaign for Historic Trades

The American Historic Trades Summit

June 12 – 14, 2023

Providence, RI

The American Historic Trades Summit is hosted by The Campaign for Historic Trades, a national program of Preservation Maryland, with support from the National Preservation Partners Network, the national network of state and local preservation organizations. The Summit will help develop a network for historic trades training programs, creating a central source of knowledge and resources on how to start, maintain, and propel a training program.

Participants will have the opportunity to share knowledge, pool resources, ensure consistent standards, and learn how to advocate for program support. Attendees will engage in informational sessions and networking opportunities that explore the past, present, and future of historic trades training in America.

The convening will be of value to a wide audience, including: preservation organizations interested in creating, supporting, or fostering historic trades programs; organizations interested in supporting trades professionals in their communities; historic trades trainers and professionals; historic trades firms; government agencies focused on workforce development and trades training; state and national park preservationists, and more.



The full schedule will be available shortly.

Speakers and Sessions


Speakers and sessions will be announced shortly.

Sponsors and Partners


The Campaign for Historic Preservation and Preservation Maryland thank its generous sponsors. This event is made possible due to their support.


Event Location

The Summit will be held at the Hotel Providence in Providence, Rhode Island. 

Hotel Providence
139 Mathewson St, Providence, RI 02903
(401) 861-8000

Hotel Providence

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