These are 1 or 2 day industry training events designed to build the capacity of emerging placemakers, while showcasing its methodology and value to a wider range of audiences. These include end-users such as councils and developers as well as interested practitioners and students.

Summits have been individually organised within each state by the geographically located partner University. Through using these events to showcase the value of placemaking, it is hoped that industry partnerships will develop to ensure the ongoing viability of this program.

Melbourne and Perth have run their first summits.

The content used in these summits have been previously trialled in national and international conferences, including

5 confirmed summits amongst the University partners are to be delivered by end of 2019, and 3 to be delivered by end of 2018.