Redevelopment: Growing Communities and Building Opportunities

October 24-26, 2018 |Sanibel Harbour Marriott

WELCOME

The Florida Redevelopment Association 2018 Annual Conference provides real-world solutions to the ever-changing landscape of challenges faced by agencies, organizations and businesses committed to successful redevelopment initiatives across Florida. Redevelopment professionals, elected officials and business community leaders will find insight and inspiration through nationally recognized speakers, engaging workshops and mobile tours to fuel their passion for transforming their community.

SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY
OCTOBER 24, 2018

THURSDAY
OCTOBER 25, 2018

FRIDAY
OCTOBER 26, 2018

Featured Speakers

GYPSY C. GALLARDO, M.P.P.

CEO, Urban Market Analytics, A division of The Power Broker Media Group

Gypsy Gallardo is CEO of Urban Market Analytics, a Florida-based firm that specializes in designing, funding, and evaluating place-based solutions. Focus is on those that “move the needle” of economic progress for low-income people and communities, including redevelopment strategies, community economy growth plans, workforce development, and initiatives to accelerate poverty reduction.

JOSEPH PARILLA

Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program

As a fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, Joseph conducts research on the trends and policies that shape economic performance in cities and regions in the United States and across the world. As the lead scholar on the program’s Global Cities Initiative, he has conducted numerous studies of regional economic conditions, including metro-level trade, productivity, and competitiveness assessments.

What attendees are saying about the 2017 Conference!

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Our CRAs are breathing new life into cities all across Florida! See why #RedevelopmentWorks for the Pensacola community. https://t.co/O6IOx9Ystr

CRAs serve to revitalize and transform our communities, and our #RedevelopmentWorks campaign strives to raise awareness about the importance of their work benefiting communities across Florida. Click here to see what redevelopment looks like: https://t.co/sE2HdW7ihI https://t.co/rBFUIZN0Or FLRedevel photo

2019 Academy courses are approaching! Register to grow your knowledge of budgeting, redevelopment incentives and more. Courses are available to anyone interested in redevelopment practice. For a full course schedule, click here: https://t.co/D9bc7rSZmU https://t.co/BQyv5qLKLn FLRedevel photo

Today is the LAST day to submit your ideas for the 2019 Annual Conference! Let us know your thoughts on speakers and sessions for the conference by clicking here: https://t.co/PnEsFrL25f #FRAConference2019

The coveted President’s Award went to the @CityofLiveOak for Heritage Square Master Plan! Congratulations, and thank you for your hard work in making our communities a better place! To learn more about the project, click here: https://t.co/7lK3JjmHTs #FRAConference2018 https://t.co/UPHVfkNUMv FLRedevel photo