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 are recognizing our FRA elected official member, Peter Altman! Altman is a councilmember in the The City of New Port Richey, FL - City Hall and has managed over 20 Community Development Districts in Florida. ...

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Wondering why you should attend the #2020FRAConference? The event serves as the biggest redevelopment networking opportunity and allows members to share new tools or ideas that they can apply to their own CRAs. Visit the link below to learn more about why you shouldn’t miss this year’s FRA Conference!
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Congratulations to the Riviera Beach CRA for winning the Cultural Enhancement Award at the #2019FRAConference for their Art Infusion-New Murals for the CRA project. The new large murals create a sense inspiration for innovation within the community. To learn more about Riviera Beach CRA’s #redevelopment efforts and other award-winning projects, visit the link below.
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This week’s board member spotlight goes to @Tony Otte! Tony is serving his fifth year on the FRA Board of Directors. He has over 30 years of experience in economic development and redevelopment and is currently the CRA and economic development manager of @New Smyrna Beach. He is motivated to revitalize his community and improve local economic conditions. ...

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There’s still time to submit your 2020 FRA Annual Conference ideas! We’d love to know what sessions and speakers you would like to learn from at this year’s conference. Visit the link below to submit your conference ideas today.
redevelopment.net/2020-annual-conference/
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This week, we are recognizing our FRA elected official member, Peter Altman! Altman is a councilmember in the @CityofNewPortRi and has managed over 20 Community Development Districts in Florida. https://t.co/Dnfy0XhLTi FLRedevel photo

Wondering why you should attend the #2020FRAConference? The event serves as the biggest redevelopment networking opportunity and allows members to share and learn new tools or ideas that they can apply to their own CRAs. To learn more, click here: https://t.co/AcfEhFEf4W https://t.co/H6ROjzwreI FLRedevel photo

Congratulations to the @RivieraBeachCRA for winning the Cultural Enhancement Award at the #2019FRAConference for their Art Infusion-New Murals for the CRA project. To learn more about this project, click here: https://t.co/jhWpzVPIA6 https://t.co/6qAAJBK2EU FLRedevel photo

This week’s board member spotlight goes to Tony Otte! Tony is serving his fifth year on the FRA Board of Directors. He has over 30 years of experience in economic development and redevelopment and is currently the CRA and economic development manager of @CityofNSB. https://t.co/aLps7V24Dv FLRedevel photo

There’s still time to submit your 2020 FRA Annual Conference ideas! We’d love to know what sessions and speakers you would like to learn from at this year’s conference. Visit the link below to submit your conference ideas today.
https://t.co/n0KKYVRDUx https://t.co/BTEMpkLJ2X
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