Opportunity Zone Forum

The Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC, the Economic Innovation Group, Bremer Bank, Emerging Prairie and the organizers of TEDxFargo are thrilled to invite you to attend the Opportunity Zone Forum!

At this forum, you’ll learn more about Opportunity Zones, a community development program that encourages long-term investments in low-income and urban communities nationwide. Hear from our keynote speaker, John Lettieri, President & CEO of the Economic Innovation Group (EIG). Lettieri is responsible for the executive leadership of EIG, where he oversees the organization’s efforts to study and address regional inequality and the decline of economic dynamism in the United States.

Speakers include:

John Lettieri - Economic Innovation Group

Joe Monty - Eide Bailly

Mayor Tim Mahoney - City of Fargo

Alex Smith - United States Economic Development Administration

Commissioner Karen Tyler - North Dakota Securities Department

Loren Schirber - Minnesota Opportunity Zone Advisors 

And others!

Overview of the event:

  • Session 1: National Impact & Overview of Opportunity Zones

  • Session 2: Local Impact

  • Session 3: Real Time Examples

  • Session 4: Learning Opportunities and Social

Come learn about what Opportunity Zones are, discover the efforts that are already in place, and connect with other active community partners! This is a free community event, but we ask that you register on Eventbrite. Click here to get registered.

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