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2018 Capital Connections

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Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue Northwest
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
United States
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Learn what you need to know about accessing economic development resources in Washington, DC.

Plan now to attend SEDC’s Fall Seminar in Washington DC, Capital Connections, November 14th at the Washington Court Hotel, Washington, DC.

This one-day seminar will connect you to the major economic development resources available in Washington, DC. Your knowledge of these often free services/programs could determine your success in “landing” a project.

Capital Connections
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. – Resources from Select USA- A panel presentation of complimentary services from this Federal agency.

 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Networking Break
10: 15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. National Funding Sources

Dennis Alvord, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Regional Affairs, EDA

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 Regional Funding Sources

Karen Fabiano, POWER Initiative Manager, Appalachian Regional Commission

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. How to “Work the Hill”
           Britton Bonner, Adams and Reese, LLP
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Using Opportunity Zones and New Market Tax Credits as recruitment tools

 Rachel Reilly, Director, Impact Investing, Enterprise Community Partners 

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Networking Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. National Workforce Development Initiatives

Michael Britt-Crane, Education and Workforce Development Lead
        DoD Manufacturing Technology Program Office

Cassi Zumbiel, Manager, Workforce Programs at The Manufacturing Institute, 

        National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Closing Reception

  • Adams and Reese, LLP 20 F Street NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20001

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525 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Andrew Levert
Andrew Levert Vice President of Policy and Programs Coastal Alabama Partnership
Ben Fontenot
Ben Fontenot International Project Manager Louisiana Economic Development
Brian Gwin
Brian Gwin Industrial Development Manager Norfolk Southern Corporation
Charlton Whipple
Charlton Whipple Executive Director Midlands Technical College
Dan Motley
Dan Motley Industrial Development Manager Norfolk Southern Corporation
Frank McCrady
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JD Lowery
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Ken Allen
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Loren Hill
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Matthew Darius
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Michael Southard
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Raul Peralta
Raul Peralta Senior VP - Business Development ECS Southeast, LLP
Rick Clifton
Rick Clifton President/ CEO Covington County EDC
Robert E. Leak, Jr.
Robert E. Leak, Jr. President Winston-Salem Business Inc.
Wiley Blankenship
Wiley Blankenship President/CEO Coastal Alabama Partnership
Will Williams
Will Williams President/CEO Economic Development Partnership
11 Other Registered Attendees