2019 FED Forum

2019 FED Forum
Discover: Following a hotly contested mid-term election, what will the new Congress focus on and how will the White House utilize the remaining years of the administration? 

Connect: Be among the first to meet the newly-elected and their staff. And reconnect with existing contacts who may be in new positions. 

Access: We'll maximize your interaction with thought leaders as well as economic developers. The FED Forum is meant to be a conversation that leads to stronger, more beneficial collaboration between your community, Washington, and the world.
4/14/2019 - 4/16/2019
The Washington Court Hotel 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001



Saturday, 13 April 2019

Join us again for a night of networking and laughs featuring a performance of the Capitol Steps. An American political satire group, the Capitol Steps are a DC institution and a must-see when visiting Washington. Attendees will share in humorous notes to many of today's current political events, a great way to start of the FED Forum while connecting with new and old colleagues.
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM

Sunday, 14 April 2019

The state of federal economic development post-2018 midterm elections and predictions for the future - join us for our annual Policy Brunch, a very 'DC' affair! The brunch will feature a keynote speaker to engage attendees in a discussion on the current state of all things 'Washington.' Attendees will enjoy engaging dialogue, networking and delicious food.
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
12:00 PM

Qualified Opportunity Zones in almost 9,000 census tracts across the country have captured the attention of economic developers everywhere. New rules and new opportunities are posing new questions, but at the center of it all: how can my community take advantage? Join us for this extended workshop to update you on the latest in Opportunity Zone rules, regulations, practices and lessons learned from past zones. This workshop is free to FED Forum attendees, though advanced registration is requested.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2:00 PM

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