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 highlighting a 2019 award-winning project. Victory Point Park in the City of Clermont Government was awarded FRA’s Capital Projects and Beautification for a Small City Award. This project not only provides the city with a beautiful venue, but it also assists with stormwater management. redevelopment.net/2020-fra-awards/ ...

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Are you interested in joining FRA? As a member you will receive many benefits including exclusive access to valuable resources, the ability to apply for statewide award recognition, technical assistance and so much more! Visit this link to see a full list of membership benefits and apply today.
redevelopment.net/membership/why-join-fra/
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Today we would like to take the time to honor and remember the heroes and the lives lost on 9/11. We will #NeverForget. ...

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This week we are highlighting a 2019 award winning project. Victory Point Park in the City of Clermont was awarded FRA’s Capital Projects and Beautification for a Small City Award. This project is unique because it assists with stormwater management. https://t.co/u1pf31y8yi https://t.co/mVSqQcGjxC FLRedevel photo

Check out our Redevelopment Works Podcast! Tune in to hear FRA’s Executive Director, Amber Hughes, speak on important topics in the #redevelopment industry.
https://t.co/voN1Uq7hIR

This project came to life right when we needed it most! The new St. Pete Pier District in @StPeteFL sits on a stunning 26 acre waterfront and provides the community with incredible views and space for recreation. Find out more about this project here: https://t.co/8aPacdERBT

Are you interested in joining FRA? Visit this link to see a full list of membership benefits and apply today. https://t.co/688qyyHTyv https://t.co/3sRH1A257D FLRedevel photo

Today we would like to take the time to honor and remember the heroes and the lives lost on 9/11. We will #NeverForget. https://t.co/A80M0TZyPr FLRedevel photo