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Panel of Experts – St. Louis Regional Outlook

March 22, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

For this year’s “Panel of Experts” event, SMPS St. Louis has assembled a group who is knowledgeable about development and long-range planning in the metropolitan area.  Listen as they share their city’s efforts to attract new business, generate economic growth, upgrade infrastructure and brand their community for the future. Moderated by Tom Finan of Construction Forum STL, this program features development directors and planners who are enthusiastic about their community’s current and continued growth.

Panelists include:
Susan Istenes, Director of Planning and Development Services, City of Clayton
David Leezer, Director of Economic Development, City of St. Charles
Scott Tate, President & CEO, Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce
Justin Wyse, Director of Planning & Development Services, City of Chesterfield

Learning Objectives:
Learn about current and future development and long-range plans in several key areas of the St. Louis region
Gain insight into typical procurement processes and funding mechanisms used by cities, counties and municipalities
Hear expert opinions about what our region needs to do to stimulate growth and to become a more vibrant place to live and work

1 CEU is available for this program.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Westborough Country Club
631 South Berry Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63122, USA

Member:  $35
Nonmember:  $60
CPSM:  $30
Student Member:  $20
Student Nonmember:  $25

Register through Cvent here!

Please RSVP by end of day Friday, March 16, 2018
NOTE: To ensure we can comfortably accommodate all attendees, anyone who registers after 3/16/18 will be charged an additional $10 walk-in fee.


March 22, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Westborough Country Club
631 S Berry Rd
St. Louis, MO 63122 United States
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