Impressive Speakers Highlight IEDC's 2008 Building Cutting-Edge Public-Private Partnerships Conferen

Impressive Speakers Highlight IEDC's 2008 Building Cutting-Edge Public-Private Partnerships Conferen

International Economic Development Council

IEDC delivers the conference that everyone's been asking for! For the first time ever, IEDC presents Building Cutting-Edge Public-Private Partnerships in association with the International Council of Shopping Centers, a conference focused on the real estate sector, to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, June 8-10. This one-of-a-kind conference is centered on three tracks:

• Rural and Small Towns
• Urban and Mixed Use Development
• Sports and Cultural Facilities

Explore these three areas and learn the best practices behind each. Session topics include: green development, finance, Brownfields, "dead" malls, major attractions, arts and culture, and smaller market downtowns.

-Mark Dyer: President & CEO, Motorsports Authentic
-Brian France: Chairman and CEO, NASCAR
-Raymond Garfield: Principal, Garfield Traub Development
-Victor Grgas HLM: Project Consultant, Victor S. Grgas Associates
-Robin Hunden: President, Hunden Strategic Partners
-Jeffrey Kane: Senior Vice President in Charge, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
-Ronald Kimble: Deputy City Manager, City of Charlotte
-Allan Kotin: Owner/Principal, Allan D. Kotin & Associates
-Todd Mansfield: Chairman and CEO, Crosland
-Flint McNaughton: Southeast Regional Partner/Senior VP, Lauth
-Tim Newman: CEO, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
-Patrick Phillips: President, Economics Research Associates
-Jim Schumacher: Assistant City Manager, City of Charlotte
-John Silvia, Ph.D: Chief Economist, Wachovia
-Myriam Simmons: Group Manager, Public Partnerships, Target Corporation
-Robert Walsh: Commissioner, New York City Department of Small Business Services

Charlotte is the fifth-fastest growing city in the United States, attracting both population and business, serving as home to two of the nation's largest financial institutions. Its public-private partnerships have enabled dynamite development such as the development of the NASCAR race track. Charlotte is the ideal setting for this event!

Join IEDC at this unique gathering to network with leading experts and learn the latest trends and issues relevant to the industry. With a lineup of amazing pre-conference tours, receptions at world-class locations, and the opportunity for an invaluable learning experience, the Building Cutting-Edge Public-Private Partnerships conference is proving to be imperative to your professional development. Register today!

Related Link: Building Cutting-Edge Public-Private Partnerships Conference Website

For more information contact:

Erin Way
International Economic Development Council
734 15th Street NW, Suite 900
DC 20005

Phone: 202-942-9474
Fax: 202-223-4745
Email: [email protected]

Posted April 2, 2008

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