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Novogradac 2019 Opportunity Zones Fall Conference

The Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park

October 24, 2019 to October 25, 2019

Bringing together leaders and newcomers to discuss America's expanding community development incentive.

Novogradac's Opportunity Zones Conference is one of the largest attended events in the community development arena, where fund sponsors, developers, investors, accountants, lawyers and others gather to discuss and learn how to effectively invest in qualified opportunity funds.

Don't miss this chance to meet with more than 500 leaders from across community development industries to discuss critical trends, challenges and solutions related to expanding the implementation of opportunity zones in order to transform some of the nation's most disadvantaged communities.

Schedule At-A-Glance

Wednesday, Oct. 23

9 am-4 pm
Opportunity Zones Basics Workshop
(additional registration required)

Thursday, Oct. 24

9:15-9:45 am
Keynote Address
Scott Turner
executive director of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council

9:45 am-Noon
Plenary Sessions

Thursday, Oct. 24 (continued)

12-1:30 pm

1:45-5 pm
Track 1: Opportunity Funds

1:45-5 pm
Track 2: Opportunity Zone Businesses

5-6:30 pm

Friday, Oct. 25

9 am-Noon
Plenary Sessions

View the Full Agenda

This year's topics include:

  • Securities Laws and Opportunity Funds

  • Benefits and Considerations for Private High-Net-Worth Investors and Family Offices

  • Combining Opportunity Zones with Other Federal Incentives

Early Bird rate ended. Conference registration is still available.

Please contact [email protected] or (415) 356-7970 for registration assistance.

Registration Rates

Hotel Information

For your convenience, Novogradac has secured a limited number of rooms at the discounted rate of $309 per night at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park where the conference is taking place. Reserve your room no later than Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in order to secure this discount.

Booking link is here, or you may call to make your reservation at 1-312-565-8000 and mention the Novogradac Opportunity Zone Conference to get this rate.

Thank You to Our Co-Hosts

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here.

Event Sponsor - Cresset Partners

Event Sponsor - Duval & Stachenfeld

Event Sponsor - Husch Blackwell

Event Sponsor - Squire Patton Boggs

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Earn Continuing Education Credits

Novogradac will provide a certificate of completion for proof of continued education for relevant re-certifications. To receive a certificate of completion, please indicate your preference to earn CE during your registration or with a staff at the event registration desk at the conference.


We hope you'll take advantage of this opportunity to get up to speed and learn more about the opportunity zones incentive, while making new connections this October in Chicago.

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