Join us for an informative and engaging
conference on Opportunity Zones and their impact on the Houston Area.


Mayor Sylvester Turner is hosting a “Houston focused” Opportunity Zone Conference on Monday, October 21. The invitation only event will encourage spirited interaction among all conference attendees.

This conference will provide insights from active investors, developers and policy makers regarding Opportunity Zone strategies, structures and resources.

Following a welcome address from Mayor Turner, the conference will commence with a panel of key policy makers from the federal agencies who are responsible for ensuring the success of the initiative.

Other dynamic panels will include business leaders, developers, QOZF, family offices, and philanthropic organizations.

Breakout sessions will enable participants to obtain focused insights from tax, legal and policy experts with respect to workforce housing, community centric development and Qualified Opportunity Zone Businesses.


Attendance is complimentary, but space is limited. Register before Wednesday, October 16 to secure your place.


Notable Speakers include:

  • Mayor Sylvester Turner, City of Houston
  • Dan Kowalski, United States Treasury
  • Larry B. Jackson, II, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Bob Harvey, Greater Houston Partnership
  • Mary Burke Baker, K & L Gates
  • Deborah Byers, Ernst & Young
  • Todd Binet, Appareo Group
  • Don Cogsville, The Cogsville Group
  • Jon Eisenstein, CapZone Analytics

REGISTER before Wednesday, October 16 to secure your place.

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The City of Houston aims to encourage both practical and innovative investment in areas that have been designated as economically distressed as Opportunity Zones in a manner that ensures benefit to both investors, as well as the existing residents.

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