I-4 Commercial Corridor Conference 2019

June 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Florida Polytechnic University
4700 Research Way
SVN / Saunders Ralston Dantzler

The I-4 Commercial Corridor Conference addresses the latest commercial real estate news and trends associated with the I-4 Corridor, including insights and analysis from top market experts.

The conference consists of break out sessions with focused discussions that will take place throughout the conference. This event is presented by SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate of Lakeland, Florida.

Keynote Speakers:

Jamal Sowell
President & CEO
Enterprise Florida, Inc.

As President & CEO, Jamal Sowell leads EFI in facilitating job growth through recruitment and retention; small business growth through international trade and exporting programs; promotion and protection of Florida’s military bases; promotion of sporting events; and capital funding programs to assist small and minority businesses. The organization works with county and regional organizations across the state, as well as utility, state agency, and community partners to strengthen and diversify Florida’s economy.

Randy Avent
Dr. Randy K. Avent
Founding President
Florida Polytechnic University

Dr. Randy Avent is the founding president of Florida Polytechnic University who is responsible for the development and operation of the university and is committed to strategically developing Florida Poly as a research and jobs university, an agent for growth and a beacon for the economy.

His career exemplifies the qualities of innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship the university seeks to instill in students. An accomplished academician, senior administrator and research scientist, Avent has an extensive background teaching and directing research at higher-education institutions dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). At Florida Polytechnic, Avent will focus on the core STEM disciplines of engineering, analytics and informatics, and computer science, which are considered key to economic growth and prosperity for Florida and the nation as a whole.

Breakout sessions will include topics like:

Opportunity Zones vs. 1031 Exchanges
The Future of Branch Banks
Power Companies
Entertainment Panel

… and more