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At the Opportunity Zone Expo, I met everyone I needed to put our deal together; from my attorneys to my investors. This conference group is very professional and value additive.

Grant King - Relevant Group

I found the conference to be very impressive in terms of the quality of speakers, panels and networking. I came away with a lot of business cards and made the acquaintance of several other advisors in the space.

Timothy Trifilo - CohnReznick

You all did an absolutely great job. You managed to not only provide experts in the field, but you also managed to provide an environment where people can interact and exchange information. GREAT JOB!

Lance Growth - Growth 1031

I wanted to let you know that I have found your forum to be the most exciting and compelling repository of thought leadership on the OZ front. You have also created a fabulous team around this and I enjoy working with each of them.

Susan Rounds - Deutsche Bank

It was an amazing event. Great information, great contacts, and you guys put on a first-class exposition. We look forward to future events.

Brent Forsberg - Urban Systems

As always, you guys put on a top-class conference. The content, panelists and sponsors were all amazing!

Mike Hines - First Foundation Bank

You guys did a phenomenal job putting the right people out there to cover the various related topics… it was a great Expo and much needed for the industry for sure!

Joe Awad - RE/MAX Leaders

We had a great time at the Expo and we were able to gain lots of traction for our project.

Robert Degen - Lee & Associates

I have already been communicating with a few attendees and some of the panelists from the event, so we definitely see the value of participating in future events.

Austin Maness - Harvest Returns

June 24, 2020 Virtual Event Speakers

Craig Bernstein

Craig Bernstein

OPZ Bernstein

Ronald Fieldstone

Ronald Fieldstone

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Jim Lang

Jim Lang

Greenberg Traurig

Maria De Los Angeles Rivera

Maria De Los Angeles Rivera

Kevane Grant Thornton


Join us at our nationwide conference dedicated to Opportunity Zone stakeholders. Through its extensive network of professionals and industry experts, the Opportunity Zone Expo helps expand your business network and keep you updated about the industry.

Economic Development Agencies

Economic development agencies develop and bolster economic growth within a defined city, state or region. The agencies provide necessary resources and invaluable assistance, making them among the best sources of information for start-ups and expanding businesses looking for new development or investment opportunities.

Many of these agencies throughout the United States have created a prospectus highlighting their Opportunity Zones. The agencies note what projects or developments are needed and would be successful for their communities.

The Opportunity Zone Expo’s goal is to promote agencies using our product offerings, such as our website, podcasts, magazine, social media accounts and events. Using the Opportunity Zone Expo platform will gain exposure to potential investors across the country.

Featured Economic Development Agencies

OZExpo Magazine

Opportunity Zone Magazine

Opportunity Zone Magazine is published by Opportunity Zone Expo — the country’s leading education, networking and marketing platform for key players in the industry.

The platform was created out of the need for marketplace transparency and to connect individuals who are interested in learning about opportunity zones, including fund managers, attorneys, real estate developers, tax specialists, investment banks, institutional investors and government officials.

Opportunity Zone Magazine publishes peer-reviewed and board-approved articles written by experienced professionals in the industry.

Top Q&A Contributors

Matthew Rappaport

298 Answers

Falcon Rappaport & Berkman

Maria De Los Angeles Rivera

215 Answers

Kevane Grant Thornton

Brad Cohen

186 Answers

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell

Peter McNeil

129 Answers

Comprehensive Financial Solutions and Tax

Blake Christian

121 Answers


Recent Questions and Answers


Five changes to the OZ program that could be beneficial in..

As the world deals with the COVID-19 health crisis, federal income tax incentives for businesses will be necessary for the economic recovery efforts. One of the possible economic recovery tools is the Opportunity Zone Incentive. In fact, the OZ Incentive could be a critical financing tool for oper..

March 27, 2020 12:24AM

How did the latest round of OZ regulations impact multi-as..

Even though Treasury addressed many of the challenges facing multi-asset funds, more are needed to enhance the success of the OZ program, as these large funds could help diversify investments to offset the risks of investing in areas that have traditionally struggled to attract investor capital.

November 12, 2019 12:18AM