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Smart Growth Conference Wednesday, October 4th

Smart Growth Conference Wednesday, October 4th

Smart Growth Conference 
Jackson Convention Complex
105 E. Pascagoula Street
Jackson, MS 39201


General Admission Tickets $35 through October 2.
REALTOR® Admission Tickets $20 through October 2.

REALTORS® let's join the conversation with our elected officials, community leaders and real estate developers to ensure that our Jackson Metro area neighborhoods have ample homeownership opportunities with efficient transportation, good schools, and open space. After all, Central Mississippi REALTORS® sell more than just homes, we sell neighborhoods.

Smart Growth is about recognizing and understanding the various facets of a vibrant community and how to achieve and maintain a balance among them.


Smart Growth Conference Agenda


Doors open at 8:15AM
On-Site Registration Available

8:30AM
Coffee and Networking

9:00AM
SMART GROWTH Presentation
by Nate K. Johnson, Smart Growth Trainer

11:15AM
Panel of Smart Growth Experts (Hinds, Madison & Rankin)
featuring Mayor Butch Lee, City of Brandon & Roy Decker Jr., Duvall Decker Architects

12:00PM
Door Prizes by Affiliate Sponsors

 

This training conference is an excellent choice for those who are concerned with how political and policy issues affect the quality of life in local communities and industries. Attendees will be better prepared to discuss smart growth practices and will be inclined to influence business, political, public policy, and professional decisions that support smart growth policies and practices.

About Nate Johnson
Presenter, Nate Johnson ABR, CCIM, CIPS, GRI, CRS is a certified instructor for the National Association of REALTORS from St. Louis who teaches Smart Growth across the country to help REALTORS gain a better understanding of how to build communities in a sustainable way.  Nate covers the defining factors of Smart Growth: Economic, Environmental and Housing.  Learn through case studies the value, necessity and economic demand of the 10 Principles of Smart Growth as defined by the mixed use of land.

Panel of Local Smart Growth Experts
"Smart Growth" Panelists will discuss upcoming developments in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties. Featured panelists include Mayor Butch Lee (City of Brandon) and Roy Decker, Jr. (Duvall Decker Architects)!