Kostas A. Poulakidas, Taft Public Finance and Economic Development practice group co-chair, will serve as a panel moderator at the 2019 Opportunity Zone Expo Las Vegas.
The 2019 Opportunity Zone Expo Las Vegas is a national conference dedicated to Opportunity Zone stakeholders. Held May 9-10 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, it will feature multiple educational panels moderated by industry experts to help professionals stay at the forefront of the booming Opportunity Zone industry.
Poulakidas will moderate the panel discussion "Investments that Matter: How Impactful Development Can Incorporate CRA, Workforce, Affordable Housing with Opportunity Zones and Other Private-Public Partnerships (P3s)."
Featured keynote speakers are Doug Ducey, Governor of Arizona; Mark Amodei, U.S. Congressman (R-NV) and Rand Paul, U.S. Senator (R-KY).
Fund managers, attorneys, real estate developers, tax specialists, investment bankers, institutional investors, government officials and service professionals are encouraged to attend.
Learn more here.
Poulakidas provides economic development and public finance representation to government entities, real estate development firms, commercial banks, manufacturers and nonprofit organizations. He focuses on public/municipal finance, economic development incentives and strategies, tax increment financing (TIF), venture capital, EB5 financing, tax benefits related to Qualified Opportunity Zones, forming Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds for private equity investment, private-public partnerships (P3s) and project finance.