Novogradac 2021 Fall Opportunity Zones Conference

Oct. 21-22 | Hilton Cleveland Downtown and online

QOFs have raised over $17 billion in OZ equity.

Find out how to leverage OZ equity with various financing tools to make your development feasible. With a possible extension to OZs, learn the best strategies to keep your OZ business qualified and compliant. 

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Agenda At-A-Glance

November 30

2:15 am- 2:15 am

2:15 am- 2:15 am

October 20

October 21

October 20

9:00 am- 3:00 pm

OZ 201: Overcoming Obstacles Workshop- additional fee required

October 21

8:00 am- 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast/Login

9:00 am- 9:15 am

Welcome Address

9:15 am- 9:45 am

Keynote Address

9:45 am- 10:45 am

The Washington Report

10:45 am- 11:00 am

Balance Break

11:00 am- 12:00 pm

State of the Marketplace and the Road Ahead

12:00 pm- 1:30 pm


1:30 pm- 2:30 pm

Development Finance Tools and Opportunity Zones

2:30 pm- 2:45 pm

Balance Break

2:45 pm- 3:45 pm

QOF Talk: Structuring and Operating Strategies

3:45 pm- 4:00 pm

Balance Break

4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Fund Sponsors Speak

5:00 pm- 6:00 pm

Networking Reception

October 22

8:00 am- 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast/Login

9:00 am- 10:00 am

SEC Rules, Regulations and Your QOF

10:00 am- 10:10 am

Balance Break

10:10 am- 11:00 am

Mind Your Business: Structuring, Operational Considerations of Qualified OZ Businesses

11:00 am- 11:10 am

Balance Break

11:10 am- 12:00 pm

OZs and Housing–Addressing the Crunch

Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information about becoming a sponsor, contact Carol Hough, Sponsorship Director or Christianna Cohen, Sales Representative.

Registration Rates

Early Bird rate ends Thursday, August 26, 2021.

Conference Rates by Type Early Bird Standard Onsite
Attendee $99 $199 $199
Novogradac Client $99 $99 $99
Attendee $725 $775 $850
Novogradac Client $675 $675 $675
Workshop only $550 $550 $550
Workshop w with conference $450 $450 $450
Reception guest pass $75 $75 $75

Groups of three (3) or more will receive $100 off their in-person conference registration. (Workshops not included).
*All three attendees will need to register in a group to receive the discount. The discount will automatically apply. No code needed.

Earn Continuing Education Credits

Novogradac will provide a certificate of completion for proof of continued education (CE) for relevant re-certifications. To receive a certificate of completion, please indicate your preference to earn CE during your registration or with a staff at the event registration desk at the conference.

Novogradac & Company LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. To verify which sessions qualify for CPE credit please visit the Agenda tab.

For those seeking CLE credits, Novogradac is not a CLE sponsor but can provide eligible attendees a general certificate of attendance and, on request, additional supporting materials for self-submission to state boards. Please note that Novogradac cannot guarantee CLE credits will be accepted.