Redevelopment: Growing Communities and Building Opportunities

October 16-18, 2019 |Hilton Tampa Downtown

WELCOME

The Florida Redevelopment Association 2019 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 16, 2019

THURSDAY
OCTOBER 17, 2019

FRIDAY
OCTOBER 18, 2019

Featured Speakers

LENORA BILLINGS-HARRIS, CSP

President & CEO, UbuntuGlobal, Certified Speaking Professional

Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is a CPAE (Council of Peers Award of Excellence) Hall of Fame speaker and an internationally recognized authority in the areas of inclusion, diversity and bias. She has been included as one of the 100 Global Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion by The Society of Human Resource Management and was named by Diversity Woman Magazine as one of the twenty top influential diversity leaders in the US.

MATTHEW PETTY

City Planner and Real Estate Developer

Matthew is a city planner and real estate developer who has also been elected three times to the Fayetteville City Council. Matthew has a deep understanding of American zoning and development codes and infrastructure planning processes. He has facilitated numerous public hearings and stakeholder engagement efforts, and his first mixed-use project as an owner-developer is under construction.

 

CHARLES L. MAROHN, JR., PE, AICP

Founder and President of Strong Towns

Marohn is the lead author of Thoughts on Building Strong Towns — Volume 1, Volume 2 and Volume 3 — as well as the author of A World Class Transportation System. He hosts the Strong Towns Podcast and is a primary writer for Strong Towns’ web content. He has presented Strong Towns concepts in hundreds of cities and towns across North America and in 2017 was named one of the 10 Most Influential Urbanists of all time by Planetizen.

What attendees are saying about the 2018 Conference!

This week, we would like to highlight our treasurer, Ken Thomas! Ken currently serves as the director of economic development and housing for the City of Leesburg, Florida - Government and is responsible for managing three different CRA districts within the city. He is dedicated to improving his community and we are grateful to have him on our board! #RedevelopmentWorks ...

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This week, we would like to highlight our treasurer, Ken Thomas! Ken currently serves as the director of economic development and housing for the City of Leesburg and is dedicated to improving his community! #RedevelopmentWorks https://t.co/PQX8NH66Gx FLRedevel photo

If you are new to #redevelopment or if you just want to learn more about Florida’s redevelopment agencies, check out our CRA Basics page. #BetterCities

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Have you filled out the sponsor and exhibitor packet for the 2020 Annual Conference? Sponsoring or exhibiting during the conference will allow you to spend valuable time with our attendees. Check out the website below for more information and benefits. https://t.co/9SPDIZB2xt

Today is the last day you can apply for a FRA Award! To apply or to learn more about the awards program, click here: https://t.co/pA25RsZQVr