For the third year in a row, IIUSA sponsored and presented on the growing utilization of EB-5 capital in public-private partnerships at the Public-Private Partnership Conference and Expo in Dallas, Texas. P3C is one of the largest gatherings of economic development professionals in the country with over 1,000 participating attendees. Attendees came from a wide variety of industries ranging from infrastructure to higher education to city managers. The conference was successful in allowing IIUSA to expand educational resources and knowledge to other associations and industries as to how to successfully utilize the Program.
The panel, titled, “EB-5 and P3: Advantages of Alignment” included Beth Zafonte, IIUSA Association Building Committee Chair and Director of Economic Development Services at Akerman; Bob Honts, IIUSA Secretary-Treasurer and President/CEO of Texas Lone Star Enterprises Regional Center; Paul Heuwetter, Senior Vice President of Signature Bank and Allen Wolff, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications at IIUSA.