Conference & Webinars


10/24/2018
Francis Marion Hotel, King Street, Charleston, SC, USA

Sponsored by the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority,  this annual conference focuses on issues involving conduit finance municipal bond issues, especially those involving economic development.  Check website for additional program details. Conference fee required.


10/24/2018
Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Bond Buyer Mid-Atlantic Municipal Market Conference

As budgets continue to be tightened, The Bond Buyer’s Mid-Atlantic Municipal Market Conference will feature presentations detailing market changes and what lies ahead. Facing states and communities are the ongoing OPEB and pension stress factors as well as the crumbling infrastructure. This conference will provide options available to your community to borrow money at the lowest possible costs.

The conference is designed with a host of networking opportunities where you can meet and connect with municipal finance professionals and engage one-on-one with market leaders.


11/03/2018
JW Marriott New Orleans, 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

OU Economic Development Institute (EDI) is an economic development program with more than 50 years of experience providing professional economic developers with up-to-date knowledge and tools necessary to succeed in today’s constantly-changing environment.

The OU EDI experience is designed to immediately impact a participant’s professional career by providing comprehensive courses that align with International Economic Development Council (IEDC) manuals, as well as the latest trends in economic development.

An in-person course is scheduled for New Orleans on November 3-8, 2018.  The program covers options in strategic planning, business retention and expansion, managing economic development organizations, entreprenership, credit analysis among others.

Courses are also available online.


11/07/2018
Los Angeles, CA, USA

The National Conference for All Local Leaders

City Summit is the National League of Cities’ conference for local leaders to convene and collaborate on solutions to the common challenges facing America’s cities. Each year, the conference is hosted in a different U.S. city – offering fresh and new best practices for government officials to improve the conditions back home.


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11/07/2018
400 North Olive Street, Dallas, TX, USA

The CDFA National Summit brings together the leaders and dealmakers in the development finance industry to discuss best practices, trends, and project financing solutions.  The agenda includes the topics covering Tax Increment Finance, Special Assessment, the HUD 108 Program,  financing underserved health care communities, and financing the energy efficient market.


11/27/2018
901 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

This conference focuses on issues facing state and local governments taking initiatives to replace and expand infrastructure  through public-private partnerships.  Sessions include:

  • How To Determine the Appropriate Project Delivery Model
  • A Template for Instilling Confidence in the Procurement Process
  • How States and Cities Can Expand their Infrastructure Delivery in Light of a Reduced Federal Role
  • P3s for Rural Areas and Small Cities
  • Financing Solutions Offered In P3s
  • New Strategies for Deferred O&M
  • Using P3 to Transform Energy Management
  • The Use of P3s in Resiliency Projects
  • and much more.

11/27/2018
529 14th St NW, Washington D.C., DC 20045

Sponsored by the National Housing Conference, the Solutions for Affordable Housing! will explore key federal housing policy issues and the interplay between those policies and the work carried out in states and local communities.


11/29/2018
Dallas, TX, USA

The Bond Buyer Transportation Finance/P3 Conference

As the nation’s transportation needs continue to grow, all transportation modes—including roads and bridges, airports, ports, and transit—need to adopt new tactics to keep their networks up to date in a time of austerity budgets.

As the nation’s transportation needs continue to grow, all transportation modes—including roads and bridges, airports, ports, and transit—need to adopt new tactics to keep their networks up to date in a time of austerity budgets.

The Bond Buyer’s Transportation Finance/P3 Conference provides a forum to learn about innovative financing techniques that can help issuers fund the long-term infrastructure construction and rehabilitation projects that are necessary to support their region’s economic growth.