Feb 28 2020

Small Biz#: Don't Miss This Chance to Learn About the Latest Opportunity Zone Rules

Tennessee District Office 

u s small business administration


Final Regulations Issued on  Opportunity Zones 

Opportunity Zones

Come Learn About:

  • Updates to the regulations for operating businesses as an investment opportunity
  • The potential of using publicly owned property located within Opportunity Zone census tracts as Opportunity Zone projects
  • Tennessee resources to assist with marketing Opportunity Zone projects and Opportunity Zone funds
  • How federal dollars can be used to help alleviate risk and assist with Opportunity Zone projects

Who Should Attend: 

Local Citizens, Attorneys, Accountants, Banks, Credit Unions, High Net Worth Individuals, Investors, Foundations Developers, Real estate Agents, Entrepreneurs, Financial Advisors, Wealth Managers, Community Partners,
City Planners, Housing Authorities, Elected Officials, Main Street Communities, Business Owners, and Industrial Development Boards

Come Hear from:

  • Bob Rolfe, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
  • Scott Shalett, Director of Public Affairs, Launch Pad
  • Margaret Dolan, President & CEO, LaunchTN
  • Yvonne Durbin, The Governance Project
  • Clyde Payne, USDA Rural Development
  • Sernorma Mitchell, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Edwin King, Tennessee Housing Development Agency

Come Hear From Current Showcased Projects: 

  • The Shop At 1020, Nashville OZ Project (Kriste Goad - Nashville)
  • Memphis Cycle Shop, Memphis OZ Project (Steen Watson – Chestnut Fund, Chattanooga)
  • Church & Henley, Knoxville OZ Project (Charles Carlisle - Bristol Development Group, Nashville)
  • Jonathan Belcher, CFO, Direct Customer Solutions, LLC OZ project, (Jackson)



When: March  3, 2020, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville 

Where: Tennessee State University, Avon Williams Campus Auditorium 330 10th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203 


For More Information and to Register, Click Here

Presentations by the SBA Tennessee District Office,Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Tennessee State University, and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development