CDFA - 2017 National Development Finance Summit
Join CDFA in Atlanta, Georgia for the 2017 National Development Finance Summit! The CDFA National Summit brings together the leaders and dealmakers in the development finance industry to discuss best practices, trends, and project financing solutions. See Who Attended Last Year's National Summit

What You'll Experience

The CDFA National Summit is a dealmaking event at its core with a program built to encourage networking and individualized learning about all types of development finance tools and programs. At the CDFA National Summit, you will meet industry experts, connect with financing, learn about the latest approaches, and discover development finance solutions to bring to your local community.
CDFA Dealmakers Lounge: Your hub for networking and dealmaking, featuring Project Marketplace presentations and exhibitors.

Project Showcase: Targeted sessions that highlight creative projects in the U.S. with discussions about structuring and sources of capital.

Technology Showcase: Experience demonstrations of new technologies and software programs designed to support development finance authorities and initiatives.

Training Courses: Targeted training featuring timely presentations and important trends in development finance.

Special Additions

The CDFA National Summit features many opportunities to boost your networking and educational experience while in Atlanta. A few of these special additions are highlighted below.
CDFA Project Marketplace: The CDFA Project Marketplace brings dealmaking to the forefront by featuring projects in search of financing with special presentations. CDFA National Summit participants are invited to comment on each project and offer technical assistance about potential solutions. Learn more about the Marketplace and apply to present on the Deals page.

Intro Rural Finance Course: A one-day course offered by the CDFA Training Institute focusing on how the development finance toolbox can be structured to support rural communities and help them with strategies to invest in infrastructure, redevelopment, and job creation. This curriculum will focus on designing financing programs specifically for rural communities.This is an extra fee event.

Advanced Tax Increment Finance Course: A one-day course offered by the CDFA Training Institute examining the structuring of TIF deals and developing short- and long-term policies. Sessions include performance monitoring, feasibility analysis and using TIF in conjunction with other development finance tools. This is an extra fee event.

Atlanta Dining Adventures: Explore the Atlanta restaurant scene featuring some of the best southern food in the country. Register in advance to secure your seat. Reservations will be made by CDFA, but you are responsible for your own transportation and meal charges.

Networking: Networking abounds at the CDFA National Summit. View the program page to see all of the exciting receptions and networking opportunities that are planned as part of the CDFA National Summit experience. Some events require reservations in advance and may require an extra fee.

National Sponsors

Registration Information

You are invited to register for the CDFA National Summit today! Your total registration fee will depend on what events you plan to attend. Special discounts are available for CDFA members and multiple registrations from the same organization. View the table below to see the registration rates, or visit the registration page for more information.

Scholarships are available to attend this event. Learn more about the
CDFA Scholarship Program, Presented by PFM, and submit your application today.

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CDFA National Summit Registration Rates

Who You'll Meet

The CDFA National Summit is designed for both public and private sector participants from all areas of the country. Attendees represent a diverse cross section of the development finance industry and bring unique perspectives, creative financing approaches, and interesting conversation to the event.

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MEGA Early Bird Rates
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Early Bird Rates
(Ends Sept. 15)
Standard Rates
(After Sept. 15)
National Development Finance Summit
CDFA Member: $400
Additional Member: $400
Non-Member: $650
CDFA Member: $500
Additional Member: $400
Non-Member: $750
CDFA Member: $600
Additional Member: $400
Non-Member: $850
Intro Rural Finance Course
CDFA Member: $400
Non-Member: $550
CDFA Member: $400
Non-Member: $550
CDFA Member: $450
Non-Member: $600
Advanced Tax Increment Finance Course
CDFA Member: $400
Non-Member: $550
CDFA Member: $400
Non-Member: $550
CDFA Member: $450
Non-Member: $600
Pre-Summit Workshop: Infrastructure Finance Using Land Value Capture
$35 per person
National Summit Kickoff
Reception Guest Pass
$50 per person

History of the CDFA National Summit

Click on the links below to learn more about CDFA's most recent gatherings:

>>>2016 National Summit in New Orleans, LA
>>>2015 National Summit in Charleston, SC
>>>2014 National Summit in Scottsdale, AZ
>>>2013 National Summit in Washington, DC
>>>2012 National Summit in Washington, DC

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