A dynamic panel of speakers has been assembled to present the Executive Conference Program at the 15th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange, April 7-9, 2019 at the Worthington Renaissance in Fort Worth, Texas.
Business Facilities LiveXchange will present a comprehensive, practical and strategic conference program that helps delegates better plan and manage their companies’ relocation or expansion projects. This unique experience will be supplemented by an all-star list of guest speakers, who will be making presentations and leading discussions on a number of hot-button issues.
Keynote: OmniCommerce and Digital Transformation
Jack Shaw, Technology Futurist
Join technology futurist Jack Shaw, renown for his “pragmatic vision,” as he predicts the winners and losers in the industries that are undergoing digital transformation and shares his digital strategy for maximizing emerging technologies including blockchain, 3D printing and the Internet of Things.
Predictive Scenario Analytics and Economic Development
Glen Weisbrod, President, EDR Group
You don’t need a time machine to determine the future workforce demands, population growth patterns and other essentials of the locations you are considering for your next project. Predictive scenario analytics can light the path to sustainable growth. Industry expert Glen Weisbrod will show us how to harness this powerful new tool to optimize future ROI while avoiding uncertainty and potential disruptive effects.
The New Frontier: Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality
Aaron Brossoit, Chief Executive Officer, Golden Shovel Agency
Economic development is poised to take a quantum leap forward with the application of artificial intelligence and virtual reality to the site selection process. Aaron Brossoit will take an in-depth look at how these technologies are being deployed today and the new vistas they will lead us to in the days to come.
Maximizing Opportunity Zones
Allea Newbold, Principal, Ryan
The new Opportunity Zones created by the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will drive long-term capital investment into low-income communities in all 50 states. Join incentives expert Allea Newbold as she details the best practices for attracting new projects and stimulating economic growth in a federally designated Opportunity Zone.
While attending LiveXchange, executives who are searching for new locations to expand or relocate their companies will also have the opportunity to discuss their projects one-on-one with economic development agencies from across the U.S., and attend networking events.
Business Facilities LiveXchange is the most time-efficient and successful gathering of executives with expansion or relocation projects in the world. If you’re an executive looking to relocate and/or expand your business, you need to attend LiveXchange.