Registration Deadline Approaching for Major Real Estate and Development Conference

Registration Deadline Approaching for Major Real Estate and Development Conference

International Economic Development Council


How You Build It: Creating Cutting-Edge Developments
http://www.iedconline.org/HowYouBuildIt/index.html

June 6-8, 2010
Oklahoma City, OK
Register before Friday, April 2 and save $100!
http://www.iedconline.org/HowYouBuildIt/Registration.html

In difficult economic times, public developments and public-private ventures can be the drivers that help communities stay afloat. In addition to the jobs provided by the development of new projects, they also contribute to the community's attractive built environment, global competitiveness and the attraction and retention of talented workers.

With a growing demand for publicly funded and public-private partnership projects, now is the time for communities both large and small to take proposed developments off the shelf, reexamine stalled projects and bring them into reality. Understanding how to conceive, finance, construct and operate complex – and all the steps in between – can be a challenge.

In the spring of 2010, IEDC will showcase a new technical conference that teaches economic developers, local government staff and elected officials and the development community how to complete projects that contribute to local economic development and community competitiveness.

CONFERENCE TRACKS
Track A: Trends in Entertainment Developments
Track B: The Critical Pre-Development Process
Track C: Innovative Developments

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

CLAYTON I. BENNETT, President, Dorchester Capital, Chairman, The Oklahoma City Thunder
Hear from an NBA team owner about their organization's needs, as well as trends in sports facilities and host cities.

BLAKE CORDISH, Vice President of Development, The Cordish Company
Learn the latest trends in mixed-use and entertainment projects from the developers' perspective and find out how communities can work with developers for urban revitalization.

J. LARRY NICHOLS, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Devon Energy Corporation
Learn how and why a local business leader is actively promoting downtown revitalization in Oklahoma City.

HONORABLE KATHY TAYLOR, Chief of Education Strategy and Innovation, State of Oklahoma
Hear a case study from the Mayor's perspective on the development of a new arena, downtown ballpark and the consolidation of 5 government buildings into a state of the art city hall.

Conference Program: http://www.iedconline.org/HowYouBuildIt/Program.html

Expert Speakers: http://www.iedconline.org/HowYouBuildIt/Speakers.html

Register Today: http://www.iedconline.org/HowYouBuildIt/Registration.html

Posted March 26, 2010



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