Fort Worth, TX, February 21, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- How does the City of Fort Worth attract economic development and negotiate major real estate projects? When and where will new opportunities materialize?
Robert Sturns, Economic Development Manager, will share the city’s plans for economic development and what the foreseeable business opportunities are in Tarrant County over the next 18 months. He will further discuss how to capitalize on these opportunities, and what the future impact will be on the economy and businesses, including the plans related to the 2011 Super Bowl.
· The current Tarrant County environment
· What business opportunities will create business growth
· How to capitalize on these business opportunities
Date: February 25, 2010
Time: 11:30 - 1:00 (includes networking time)
Location: Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Cost: Pre-registered Before Feb 24th - Members $28 Non-Member $38
(full lunch included)
Robert Sturns serves as the Economic Development Manager for the City of Fort Worth where he works to negotiate terms and structure economic development program agreements for real estate projects throughout the City. Prior to his current position, he was the Economic Development Manager for the City of Arlington. He also holds the designation of Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) from the National Development Council.
Active in the community, he is a past board member of the Van Zandt Southwest YMCA, McDonald YMCA, Fort Worth Economic Development Corporation, William Mann Community Development Corporation and Cancer Care Services. He is a member of the Texas Economic Development Council, the Urban Land Institute and Leadership Fort Worth. Past and present volunteer activities include the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, The Women’s Center of Fort Worth, Child Advocates of Tarrant County, Fort Worth ISD and the United Way.
Mr. Sturns holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas Christian University and a Bachelor of Arts from Stephen F. Austin State University.
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