Events

OZ Webinar Series: Investing Along Main Street

Join the Economic Innovation Group and Main Street America to learn about emerging strategies for Main Street revitalization and business growth in Opportunity Zones. Local leaders are looking to Opportunity Zones as a tool to attract private investment and breathe new life into their communities’ commercial corridors and business districts....

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OZ Webinar Series: Latest Insights from the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council

Join the Economic Innovation Group and Alfonso Costa, Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, for an in-depth discussion of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council’s recent report on activities completed by the Council in its first year.  The Council, which is...

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OZ Webinar Series: The Substance and Significance of the Final Regulations on Opportunity Zones

Register Here Join the Economic Innovation Group, Steptoe, and Novogradac for a webinar on the final regulations on Opportunity Zones, which Treasury and the IRS released on December 19, 2019. Expert speakers will provide a detailed overview of key provisions, discuss how the newly-minted rules may influence investment activity, and...

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OZ Webinar Series: Housing Experts Share Insights into Opportunity Zone Investments for Affordable Homes

Many communities across the nation collectively face housing challenges due to a lack of homes that are affordably priced for low-income and working families. However, each city grapples with a unique set of circumstances that necessitate tailored solutions and flexible financing to address local housing challenges. For this reason, state...

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OZ Webinar Series: Anchor Institutions as Opportunity Zones Early Adopters and Agents for Change

Large institutions like universities, hospitals, major employers, and faith-based organizations can have an outsized impact on the prosperity of their local communities and residents. Once established, they tend to remain in the same location for decades, and are thus often referred to as “anchor institutions.” Many wield tremendous social and...

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OZ Webinar Series: What You Need to Know About Opportunity Zones and Operating Businesses

In this installment of EIG’s Opportunity Zones webinar series, we are discussing the latest on Opportunity Zone investments in operating businesses. Since Treasury delivered its second set of proposed regulations in April, there has been a significant uptick in interest and activity to support new and growing operating businesses due...

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OZ Webinar Series: Erie, PA – A City Comes Together to Unlock its Potential  

Erie is the quintessential example of an American legacy city harnessing the power of Opportunity Zones to share its vision of transformation with the nation. Many cities throughout the Heartland are at an inflection point as they navigate transitioning economies, shrinking populations, and reduced budgets. While working to reinvest in...

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OZ Webinar Series: Strategies for Community-led Opportunity Zone Investments

Rural and tribal communities in Washington state are working with state officials and national organizations to identify local priorities in their Opportunity Zones and attract the investment needed to bring their vision to life. In this webinar, representatives from the Washington State Department of Commerce will discuss their approach to...

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2019 Forbes Opportunity Zones Summit: Investing for Impact

Newark Museum

About The Event Unlocking Potential for Investors & Communities The inaugural Forbes Opportunity Zones Summit: Investing for Impact will convene visionary investors and leaders in government, finance, real estate, economic development, and philanthropy to explore and accelerate the implementation of OZ best practices and strategies to unlock transformative economic potential...

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The 8th Annual Summit on the Economy

Capital Hilton

Event Overview The 8th Annual Summit on the Economy, organized by the Governor’s Woods Foundation and the Economic Innovation Group, assembled a diverse array of economic thinkers, innovators, policymakers, technologists, business leaders, and media commentators who wrestled through the questions of how to best understand and tackle the vast challenges...

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2018 Rise of The Rest Road Trip

Since 2014, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest tour has traveled 8,000 miles to 33 cities and invested in local startups across the country. EIG was excited to join the 7th edition of this road trip series, ROTR’s spring 2018 tour, will traverse the Southeastern United States, making stops in Dallas,...

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2018 AEO National Microbusiness Conference

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

From April 30 to May 2, 2018, EIG joined leaders from across the microbusiness and microfinance industry for the 2018 AEO National Microbusiness Conference: Moving Main Street Forward. More than 600 executives, decision-makers, microfinance practitioners, advocates, policymakers, small business advisors, educators, funders, investors, fintech influentials and entrepreneurs from across the...

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