Like yours truly, Ray Delahanty of CityNerd is at this year’s National Planning Conference in Minneapolis. And like yours truly, Delahanty is spending a lot of time in a sprawling downtown convention center. In this video, Delahanty puts American and Canadian convention centers into March Madness-esque brackets to rank the best urban-oriented convention centers in the country for a hypothetical UrbanismCon. Minneapolis seeded high in the tournament while Seattle only scored an honorable mention.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.