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!

JOB ALERT! The City of Live Oak, Florida is seeking a Community Development Director! This position is responsible for the performance of technical and professional planning work to implement, administer and enforce the Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Regulations and Code of Ordinances, with an emphasis on facilitating future growth and development in the City. You can view this position as well as browse through other opportunities available in the #Redevelopment industry by visiting the following link: redevelopment.net/2021/01/community-development-director-city-of-live-oak/ ...

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Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency Executive Director and FRA Board Member, Michele Hylton-Terry has been named as a "Top 20 Generous Leaders of 2021 in Southwest Florida" by the Cape Coral Community Foundation. Congratulations, Michele! You have truly made a difference in your community with wonderful contributions and a generous spirit. ...

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Congratulations to the City of Boca Raton, FL Government CRA for winning the 2020 Out of the Box Award for a small community! Their project, Sanborn Square Community Engagement & Placemaking, aims to maintain a vibrant and welcoming downtown district by engaging residents, locals and visitors in downtown Boca. This project provides public engagement activities and placemaking enhancements to Sanborn Square, a green space in the heart of the district. To learn more about this award and other award-winning projects, visit the link below.
redevelopment.net/2020-fra-awards/ #FRAAwards2020
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The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency and the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Arts Garage, have partnered together to offer a hybrid speaker series titled “Authors Speak: The Impact of Race on American Society.” From February to April 2021, one of the three nationally-acclaimed authors will be featured each month to speak on race and its impact on American culture. This event will be free and accessible to the public. Learn more and view the event schedule by clicking the link: redevelopment.net/2021/01/national-authors-share-cultural-insights-with-delray-beach-audience-thr... ...

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A new podcast episode is now available! During this episode, FRA’s executive director, Amber Hughes and guest speaker, Ryan Matthews examine the history of redevelopment, how it has changed our landscape and how it shapes our future. Tune in here: https://t.co/voN1UqoT7r

@cityftmyers CRA Executive Director and FRA Board Member, Michele Hylton-Terry has been named as a "Top 20 Generous Leaders of 2021 in Southwest Florida" by the @CapeCoralCF. Congrats, Michele! You have truly made a difference in your community. https://t.co/68PtxAFkMC FLRedevel photo

JOB ALERT! The City of Live Oak is seeking a Community Development Director! You can view this position as well as browse through other opportunities available in the #Redevelopment industry by visiting the following link: https://t.co/c36Y760EF2 https://t.co/1OqiJX1lOk FLRedevel photo

@cityftmyers CRA Executive Director and FRA Board Member, Michele Hylton-Terry has been named as a "Top 20 Generous Leaders of 2021 in Southwest Florida" by the @CapeCoralCF. Congratulations, Michele!

Congratulations to the @CityBocaRaton CRA for winning the 2020 Out of the Box Award for a small community! To learn more about this award and other award-winning projects, visit the link below.
https://t.co/6HdNu2nsbD #FRAAwards2020 https://t.co/y1YwsgCnU4
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