Events

EIG Webinar | The Spread and Persistence of Neighborhood Poverty: Lessons for the COVID-19 Response

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. You can also visit EIG’s website to read  The Expanded Geography of High-Poverty Neighborhoods and The Persistence of Neighborhood Poverty, and explore our interactive map of high-poverty neighborhoods across the United States.  The Economic Innovation...

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OZ Webinar Series: Capital strategies for fortifying local economies during the crisis and recovery

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar, slides from the presentation, and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group and guest speaker Bruce Katz, Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab at Drexel University, for a discussion on community capital strategies during the economic...

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OZ Webinar Series: Investing Along Main Street

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  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...

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

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar, presentation slides, and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  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...

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

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  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...

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

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  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...

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

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  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...

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

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  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,...

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

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar, presentation slides, and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. 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...

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

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar, presentation slides, and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  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...

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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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