april 2021

wed07apr(apr 7)9:00 amfri09(apr 9)12:30 pmFeatured25th Annual The State of Tampa's Downtown Virtual Forum9:00 am - 12:30 pm (9)

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Join us for our first-ever virtual Downtown Development Forum, The State of Tampa’s Downtown! This conference will take place over three days on April 7th – 9th, with various time slots to accommodate even the busiest schedules.

Learn from 12+ experts during seven sessions, with three networking / Q&A breaks. You can purchase multiple ticket options, and the three-day pass provides the most content at the best value.

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The State of Tampa’s Downtown Forum Speakers

Keynote Speaker | Larisa Ortiz, Managing Director of Streetsense
Opening Remarks | Mayor Jane Castor, City of Tampa
Robert Allen, HCP Associates
Jess Anderson, Strategic Property Partners
Dave Bevirt, Strategic Property Partners
Nicole Dee, WS Development
David Dixon, Stantec
Dennis Fernandez, City of Tampa
Kelly Flannery, South Tampa Chamber
Nicholas Haines, The Bromley Companies
Rob Higgins, Tampa Bay Sports Commission
Rodney Kite-Powell, Tampa Bay History Center
Ashley Kritzer, Tampa Bay Business Journal
Leroy Moore, Tampa Housing Authority
Dr. Jerry Parrish, Florida Chamber of Commerce
Marty Peate, AECOM
Kevin Plummer, Tampa Preparatory School
Lynda Remund, Tampa Downtown Partnership
Rob Rosner, City of Tampa
Darryl Shaw, BluePearl Veterinary Partners
David Smith, Strategic Property Partners
Joe Waggoner, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority

The State of Tampa’s Downtown Forum Agenda

DAY ONE

9-10AM
Welcome | Mayor Jane Castor
State of Tampa’s Downtown Address

Session One | Tampa’s Transformation
A look back at Tampa’s evolving history

Networking | Coffee & Conversations

11:30-12:30AM
Session Two | InTown Insights
Observations from the local development community

Networking | Coffee & Conversations

2:30-3:30PM
Session Three | Downtown Data
Results of the 2020 Worker & Resident Survey, Value of Downtowns Report, and more

Networking | Coffee & Conversations

DAY TWO

9-9:30AM
Networking | Coffee & Conversations

10-11AM
Session 4 | Water Street Tampa
Updates from residential, retail, and commercial sectors of the project as new buildings come online

Networking | Coffee & Conversations

1-2PM
Session 5 | Economic Impacts
Economic outlook from leaders in business, sports, and local government

Networking | Coffee & Conversations

DAY THREE

9-9:30AM
Networking | Coffee & Conversations

11-11:30AM
Session 6 | Future of Transportation
Insights from HART’s CEO and updates on the TECOLine streetcar extension

11:30AM-12:30PM
Session 7 | Keynote Address
Hear from a leading expert in retail real estate from Streetsense, a multi-disciplinary consulting firm that creates experiences for brands and places

Save the date, register, and tell your colleagues to join. We look forward to seeing you at this signature Tampa Downtown Partnership event!

Time

7 (Wednesday) 9:00 am - 9 (Friday) 12:30 pm

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