Astor Crowne Plaza
New Orleans, LA 70130

The Atlanta Fed is pleased to cosponsor the 2014 Association for Enterprise Opportunity's (AEO) national conference. The conference is designed to harness the innovation, cross-sector of players, and policy platform that can foster economic opportunity for solo, micro, and Main Street business owners. Advocates from communities across the country gather to learn and share resources at the event.

Sessions will focus on the following:

  • Frame new economy characteristics and identify industry-wide implications
  • Present data from recent research findings and suggest ways forward
  • Highlight promising approaches to advance microbusinesses so they can thrive in the current economic landscape
  • Facilitate opportunities for members and partners to expand network connections, find partners to advance their work on Main Street, and collaborate on problem-solving approaches.

Who Should Attend
Microfinance leaders, bankers, community development financial institution (CDFI) representatives, community developers, government leaders, researchers, foundation representatives, business leaders, and students are encouraged to attend.

View the agenda for more details.