Special Events

Networking Night Out with the Capitol Steps ($)

Join us again for a night of networking and laughs featuring a performance of the Capitol Steps. An American political satire group, the Capitol Steps are a DC institution and a must-see when visiting Washington. Attendees will share in humorous notes to many of today’s current political events, a great way to start of the FED Forum while connecting with new and old colleagues.

Date: Saturday, April 13
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Price: $45

Policy Brunch ($)

The state of federal economic development post-2018 midterm elections and predictions for the future – join us for our annual Policy Brunch, a very 'DC' affair! The brunch will feature a keynote speaker to engage attendees in a discussion on the current state of all things 'Washington.' Attendees will enjoy engaging dialogue, networking and delicious food.

Date: Sunday, April 14
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Price: $45

Workshop on Opportunity Zones

Qualified Opportunity Zones in almost 9,000 census tracts across the country have captured the attention of economic developers everywhere. New rules and new opportunities are posing new questions, but at the center of it all: how can my community take advantage? Join us for this extended workshop to update you on the latest in Opportunity Zone rules, regulations, practices and lessons learned from past zones. This workshop is free to FED Forum attendees, though advanced registration is requested.

Date: Sunday, April 14
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
Price: Free, but registration is requested