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!

The Florida Redevelopment Association wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving! This year, we are thankful to be able to support our members and their dedication to #redevelopment, even during a #pandemic. ...

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Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to this year’s 2020 FRA Virtual Speaker Series! The Speaker Series would not have been possible without the support of @Burkhardt Construction. This was our first time going virtual, and we are so glad we could continue to connect with our members and supporters. #RedevelopmentWorks ...

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That’s a wrap! The 2020 FRA Virtual Speaker Series has officially come to an end and we are so grateful for the support of our sponsors! We invite you to visit the link below to learn more about the incredible supporters of Florida #redevelopment. Burkhardt Construction, Inc., GAI Consultants, Florida Community Loan Fund, Hallandale Beach CRA, Lewis Longman & Walker PA , Terracon

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Winner for Best Transportation Transit Enhancement ...

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That’s a wrap! The 2020 FRA Virtual Speaker Series has officially come to an end and we are so grateful for the support of our sponsors! We invite you to visit the link below to learn more about the incredible supporters of Florida #redevelopment. https://t.co/6EWpNvTWoD https://t.co/ydRmtb5NyR FLRedevel photo

Omni CRA is the proud recipient of @FLRedevel's 2020 Outstanding Housing Project Award for our 16 Corner Development. Thanks to our Board and our partners, the Vagabond Group and Mt. Zion CDC. 16 Corner provides quality housing for Overtown with no displacement. https://t.co/nuQAHYju6q FLRedevel photo

Today, in our 2020 FRA Virtual Speaker Series, we will be featuring keynote speaker, Rebecca Ryan. Rebecca is named by her peers to be “one of the most reliable sources for CEOs and Mayors who want to attract and keep the next generation of creative workers.”

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The past six months has been a season of adapting and relearning as we get adjusted to the new normal. Every day there seems to be something different and the FRA is committed to keeping you up to date with resources and information on COVID-19. https://t.co/kiVbxjoXwM