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CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series

The CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series is aimed at addressing real-time issues through the perspective of the industry’s top leaders, giving the entire development finance industry access to these critical discussions. The Webcast Series will include panels of speakers discussing topics, challenges, opportunities and critical issues within the capital markets, municipal bond, state and local finance, and general economic development communities. Webcasts are also recorded and saved for future review by individuals not able to attend the live presentations.

-Upcoming Webcasts

2016 Volume Cap Report and Mid-Year Capital Markets Review
August 22, 2017 @ 1:00 PM Eastern

The 2016 Volume Cap Report has been released, and our expert panelists are ready to analyze CDFA’s findings. Did the issuance of Industrial Development Bonds increase in 2016, or has this category’s recent downward trend continued? How much unused allocation was carried-forward by states in 2016, and what factors influenced their decision-making? During this installment of the CDFA//BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, we’ll take a mid-year look at the capital markets, consider the financing trends that volume cap data is showing us, and discuss what you can expect during the last months of 2017.

Speakers:

Rena Nakashima, Moderator
Vice President & Senior Product Manager
The Bank of New York Mellon

George Friedlander
Managing Partner
Court Street Group Research

Michael Decker
Managing Director
SIFMA

Peter Mathews
Manager, Research & Resources
CDFA

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Financing Small Business with the SBA 504 Program
September 19, 2017 @ 1:00 PM Eastern

The SBA 504 Loan Program is a critically important, government-backed financing tool for small businesses around the country. Businesses with a net worth under $15 million are eligible for fixed rate 504 loans, which require just a 10% down payment to access financing for the purchase of expensive fixed assets like land, buildings, machinery, etc. During this installment of the CDFA//BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, you’ll learn from SBA 504 Loan Program experts how to apply for financing, who should consider applying, and examples of businesses that have successfully used the 504 program in the past to grow and develop.

Speakers:

Rena Nakashima, Moderator
Vice President & Senior Product Manager
The Bank of New York Mellon

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Housing Finance 101
October 17, 2017 @ 1:00 PM Eastern

Financing housing development has shown to not only create valuable assets in the community but also become a large driver of economic development. Numerous tools are available to aid the development of housing in the communities across the country from affordable to market rate. In this installment of the CDFA//BNY Mellon Development WebCast Series, development finance practitioners will survey finance tools utilized to finance housing and provide a brief introduction to the world of housing finance.

Speakers:

Rena Nakashima, Moderator
Vice President & Senior Product Manager
The Bank of New York Mellon

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Bonds + Financing Sustainability
November 14, 2017 @ 1:00 PM Eastern

Bonds are considered the bedrock tool for development finance because of their common use funding traditional projects however they also can be adaptable for new types of projects. In the current day and age sustainability has become a key focus in development finance and bonds have more frequently been used to finance this new wave of projects. During this installment of the BNY Mellon // CDFA Webcast Series our expert speakers will look at outside the box ideas for issuing bonds to fund sustainable areas of finance including renewable energy, adaptive reuse for infrastructure, food systems projects and sustainable water solutions.

Speakers:

Rena Nakashima, Moderator
Vice President & Senior Product Manager
The Bank of New York Mellon

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Crowdfunding Small Business Development
December 19, 2017 @ 1:00 PM Eastern

Crowdsourcing.org defines crowdfunding as “the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture.” This financing mechanism has become immensely popular with entrepreneurs and small businesses as can be seen by the growth of websites such as GoFundMe and Kickstarter. States across the nation are adopting legislation to support this new style of finance. Some states have even partnered with crowdfunding providers or offered grant programs to encourage its use. During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, our expert speakers will discuss the basics of crowdfunding, provide legislative updates, and even provide examples of successful programs from around the nation.

Speakers:

Rena Nakashima, Moderator
Vice President & Senior Product Manager
The Bank of New York Mellon

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-Previous Webcasts

All previous webcasts in the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series have been archived in the CDFA Online Resource Database. CDFA Members receive full access to the entire library.

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CDFA National Sponsors

  • Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority
  • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Business Oregon
  • CohnReznick
  • FBT Project Finance Advisors LLC
  • Frost Brown Todd, LLC
  • Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
  • Ice Miller LLP
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets
  • Kutak Rock LLP
  • MB Financial Bank, NA
  • McCarter & English, LLP
  • McGuireWoods
  • Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
  • NW Financial Group, LLC
  • SB Friedman Development Advisors
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Stern Brothers & Co.
  • Stifel Nicolaus
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo Securities
  • Wilmington Trust
  • Z. The Bond Buyer
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