Thought Leaders Circle

With more than 20 years of experience, Block by Block continues to set the standard for providing cleaning, safety, hospitality, landscaping and outreach solutions for public spaces with in-depth training, industry-best recruiting practices and an innovative operating model. Through our passion for downtowns and urban areas, we harness our creativity and draw upon best practices to create highly effective, turnkey programs for our partners.

Contact:Derreck Hughes, Vice President of Operations
(502) 749-1551

IKE Smart City and sister company Orange Barrel Media provide a comprehensive solution to activating the public realm through a community-oriented approach to outdoor media. ISC is the leader in interactive digital wayfinding kiosks that drive discovery, mobility, and equity, and OBM creates iconic signage that adds vibrancy to urban places. Together, the companies have redefined the contributions OOH media can make to downtown areas.

Contact: Jibran Shermohammed, Vice President of Development & Corporate Counsel
(770) 714-9174

City Builders


Contact: Kathryn McKissick, Vice President
(202) 505-1056


Contact: Garrett Peterson, Vice President
(315) 565-7405


Contact: Robert Buckley, Director of Sales & Marketing
(877) 815-9276


Contact: Chris Beynon, Principal
(510) 845-5168


Contact: Ian Ross, Head of Civic


Contact: Andrew Minea, Sales Director
(817) 343 5644

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