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**Welcoming the World as Partners in Regional Economic Development**

2nd Annual IIUSA EB-5 International Investment & Economic Development Forum

Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA)

Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 2:00 PM - Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 3:30 PM (PDT)

Laguna Hills, CA

2nd Annual IIUSA EB-5 International Investment & Economic...

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
IIUSA Member (Late Registration)
Per person. Starts 4/23.
Sold Out Ended $350.00 $0.00
Nonmember (Late Registration)
Per person. Starts 4/23.
Sold Out Ended $600.00 $0.00
IIUSA Member (Early Bird)
Per person. Ends 4/23.
Sold Out Ended $250.00 $0.00
Nonmember (Early Bird)
Per person. Ends 4/23.
Sold Out Ended $488.00 $0.00
Exhibition Space (IIUSA Regional Center Members)
Includes attendance for two people...best exhibition price in the country...meet and network with overseas immigration consultants and other investor representatives without having to travel out of the U.S.
Sold Out Ended $1,500.00 $0.00
Exhibition Space (IIUSA Associate Members)
Includes attendance for two people...Economists, Broker/Dealers, Attorneys, Regional Economic Development Specialists, Real Estate Developers, Financial Service providers...best exhibition price, premiere opportunity to showcase support services to both Regional Center Principals, as well as overseas migration consultants and investor representatives.
Sold Out Ended $2,000.00 $0.00
Exhibit Space (Nonmember)
Includes attendance for two people. Exhibit Space is an extremely competitive exhibition price and opportunity to showcase to the world in California!
Sold Out Ended $3,000.00 $0.00

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IIUSA is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual EB-5 International Investment & Economic Development Forum, bringing together international investment and economic development professionals from all over the world.  Be a part of this opportunity for our global industry to get together in true tradeshow format to network, do business, and learn from experts on trending topics!  Over 225 people attended last year from all over the world.  We look forward to seeing even more of you this year!

ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!  DO NOT COME TO THE EVENT IF YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED! WE DO NOT HAVE ANY EXTRA CAPACITY.  THANK YOU.    

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This year's world class Forum will be held in Laguna Hills, California, a beautiful area of Southern California just southwest of Los Angeles, at:

The Hills Hotel

25205 La Paz Road, Laguna Hills, CA 92653  

The Hotel is located within driving distance of both Los Angeles International Airport (55 miles from the hotel) and John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, CA (14 miles from the hotel).

The Hills Hotel is sold out of rooms.  

Alternatives:

Marriott Fairfield Inn Mission Viejo Organge County (1.3 mi away)

Call Hills Hotel (949-586-5000 ask for IIUSA rate for their assistance booking at $89/night at hotel 3 mi away)

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IIUSA has conveniently scheduled the Forum in conjunction with the "IIUSA 2012 Annual Membership Meeting" (in the evening of Sunday 4/29 and for IIUSA members ONLY) AND the "USCIS Quarterly EB-5 Meeting" at its California Service Center - 24000 Avila Road, Laguna Niguel, CA - at 10 AM PST on Tuesday 5/1.  The Hills Hotel is a short seven minute drive from there.  

IIUSA, as the not-for-profit industry trade association (est. 2005) of EB-5 Regional Centers dedicated to industry best practices, policy development, advocacy, and regulatory compliance, is particularly pleased to present another opportunity to welcome the world as partners in regional economic development.  After meeting with Regional Center Principals at the Forum, foreign attendees are encouraged to arrange site visits of capital investment projects across the country - including our gracious "Host-City Sponsors" who are near by:

 

 American Dream Fund    CanAm Enterprises, LLC    USA Continental Regional Center

 Host-city Event Sponsors!

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Regional Center Principals - Financial Advisors - Immigration Attorneys

Corporate Attorneys - Accountants - Broker/Dealers - Consultants

Economic Developers - Real Estate Professionals - Investment Bankers

Investor Representatives - Business Analysts - Investors - Entrepreneurs

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EVENT RESOURCES

THE HILLS HOTEL: 

  • THE HILLS HOTEL IS SOLD OUT OF ROOMS!  CALL 949-586-5000 AND THEY WILL RESERVE A ROOM AT A HOTEL 3 MILES AWAY.

 SCHEDULE, MAPS, & EXHIBITOR INFO: 

CONTINUING EDUCATION:

  • GET CLE AND/OR CE CREDITS!

DISCLAIMER:

  • IIUSA has not reviewed and does not endorse or recommend any materials or exhibits provided by third parties in the Exhibition Hall.  
  • IIUSA does not undertake, and has no responsibility, to determine whether any such materials or exhibits are in compliance with applicable federal or state securities laws. 
  • IIUSA does not endorse or recommend specific Regional Centers or capital investment projects.

EXHIBITORS:

 American Dream Fund       Florida Regional Center    USA Continental Regional Center    CanAm Enterprises, LLC

NES Financial  Midwest Center for Foreign Investment

American Life, Inc.   Wright Johnson, LLC The Private Bank of California    CitiGroup  Tri-Cities Investment District  YK America Regional Center  Henley & Partners, Ltd. (Book for sale: Global Residence/Citizenship Handbook)  ABIL (Book for sale: Green Card Stories)

Jay Peak Resort   Trapp Family Lodge

EB5 Global  New York City Real Estate Regional Center (NYCRERC)

EB-5 New York State

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BOOKS BY IIUSA MEMBERS ON-SALE IN EXHIBIT HALL

"The Global Residence and Citizenship Handbook"

by Christian H. Kälin, Henley & Partners, Ltd. 

In-depth yet practical information on th emost important issues concerning international residence and citizenship planning for private clients.  It is the quintessential guide for global citizens and their advisers, such as law firms, tax consultants, private banks and family offices.

"Green Card Stories"

by Ariana Lindquist, Saundra Amrhein, Laura Danielson, & Stephen Yale-Loehr

A coffee table style book that depicts 50 recent U.S. immigrants - each with permanent residence or citizneship - in powerfully written short narratives and compelling portraits.  Each story is as old as the foundation of this nation, but also reflects the global trends and conflicts of the 21st century.

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Subject to change without notice.

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SUNDAY APRIL 29, 2011

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2:00 to 5:00 PM: The Hills Hotel - Mezzanine of Crystal Ballroom

ATTENDEE/EXHIBITOR CHECK-IN

Attendees that arrive early enough may check-in at the hotel and receive your conference materials.  Exhibitors may also setup their booths in the Exhibit Hall, and leave them there overnight for use the next day.  Check-in will be available the following morning as well.

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5:30 to 7:30 PM: The Hills Hotel - Emerald Lounge

IIUSA 2012 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

(IIUSA members ONLY)

SPONSORED BY

Todd & Associates, Inc.  New York City Real Estate Regional Center (NYCRERC)

IIUSA members will take part in annual Directors/Officers elections and receive a full report from leadership on the state of the organization and the EB-5 Regional Center Program industry.  Hors d'oeuvres and drinks served.

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MONDAY APRIL 30, 2011

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7:00 to 7:30 AM: The Hills Hotel - Mezzanine of Crystal Ballroom

ATTENDEE/EXHIBITOR CHECK-IN

Attendees may check-in at the hotel and receive conference materials.  Exhibitors may also setup their booths in the Exhibit Hall.

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7:30 to 9:00 AM: The Hills Hotel - Crystal Ballroom

GENERAL SESSION

"WELCOME BREAKFAST"

SPONSORED BY

American Dream Fund

K. David Andersson, IIUSA President, and Joseph C. McCarthy, President, American Dream Fund, (host-city sponsor) will welcome all attendees.  

Keynote Speaker:

"EB-5 Update from CIS Ombudsman Office"

Frederick R. Troncone, Senior Advisor, Office of CIS Ombudsman,

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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9:00 to 9:30 AM: The Hills Hotel - Exhibit Hall

EXHIBIT HALL NETWORKING BREAK

Take your initial tour of the Exhibit Hall to meet with the Exhibitors and learn how they contribute to the EB-5 Regional Center industry!  Strike up new business! Network with industry players from all over the world!

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9:30 to 11:00 AM: The Hills Hotel

 BREAKOUT SESSIONS

AUDIO/VISUAL SPONSORED BY

CapSpan 

Platinum Room

Session I (09:30-10:15):

"Risk Management in EB-5: U.S. Securities Law, Liability, Insurance & Litigation Case Studies"

Session II (10:15-11:00):

"Importance of Independent Analysis in EB-5"

 Garnet Gallery

Session I (09:30-10:15):

"Practical Implications of EB-5 Program Future: Backlogged? Lapsed? Discontinued?"

Session II (10:15-11:00):

"Feasible, Reasonable, & Reproducible: EB-5 Compliant Business Plans & Economic Analyses"

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 11:00 to 12:00 PM: The Hills Hotel - Exhibit Hall

EXHIBIT HALL NETWORKING BREAK  

Time to head back to the Exhibit Hall for a break.  Strike up new business! Network with industry players from all over the world!

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 12:00 to 1:00 PM: The Hills Hotel - Crystal Ballroom

GENERAL SESSION

"LUNCHEON"

SPONSORED BY

USA Continental Regional Center   

K. David Andersson, IIUSA President, and Al Rattan, President, USA Continential Regional Center (host-city sponsor) will address attendees.  

Keynote Speakers:

"FOIA Report: 2008-2009 I-829 RFE/Denials & 2010 USCIS EB-5 Training Materials"

Robert C. Divine, VP, IIUSA; Shareholder & Head of Immigration Practice, Baker Donelson; Former Chief Counsel/Director, USCIS

&

Stephen Yale-Loehr, President Emeritus, IIUSA; Of Counsel, Miller Mayer, LLP; Adjunct Professor, Cornell University Law School

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  1:00 to 1:30 PM: The Hills Hotel - Exhibit Hall

EXHIBIT HALL NETWORKING BREAK

Time to head back to the Exhibit Hall for a break.  Strike up new business! Network with industry players from all over the world!

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1:30 to 3:00 PM: The Hills Hotel 

 BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

AUDIO/VISUAL SPONSORED BY

NES Financial

Platinum Room

Session I (01:30-02:15):

"EB-5 Program Reform: Legislative, Regulatory, & Administrative"

Session II (02:15-03:00):

"Global Perspective: Competition for Immigrant Investor Capital"

Garnet Gallery

Session I (01:30-02:15):

"Investor Profiles: Observations from Abroad"

Session II (02:15-03:00):

"Regional Center Roundtable: Different Models & Best Practices"

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 3:00 to 4:00 PM: The Hills Hotel - Exhibit Hall

EXHIBIT HALL NETWORKING BREAK 

Time to head back to the Exhibit Hall for a break.  Strike up new business! Network with industry players from all over the world!

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4:00 to 5:00 PM: The Hills Hotel - Crystal Ballroom

 GENERAL SESSION

 SPONSORED BY

  CanAm Enterprises, LLC 

Welcome back from K. David Andersson, IIUSA President and Tom Rosenfeld, President/CEO, CanAm Enterprises (Host-city sponsor). 

Keynote Speakers:

"Legislative Update on Permanent Re-authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program before September 30, 2012"  

Russell Cartwright, IIUSA Government Affairs; President, Cartwright & Riley, Inc.

Tom Loeffler, IIUSA Government Affairs; Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

Hans Rickhoff, IIUSA Government Affairs; Senior Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

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5:00 to 7:00 PM: The Hills Hotel - Crystal Ballroom

 EVENING NETWORKING RECEPTION

SPONSORED BY

Wright Johnson, LLC      Florida Regional Center

Wind down after an action packed day and follow up on connections made over passed hors d'oeuvres and drinks. 

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TUESDAY MAY 1, 2011

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 7:15 to 8:45 AM: The Hills Hotel - Exhibit Hall/Crystal Ballroom

EXHIBIT HALL NETWORKING BREAKFAST

SPONSORED BY

NYCRC

Wake up to a continental breakfast and coffee/tea in the Exhibit Hall.  Enjoy this last networking session and take care of any unfinished business that you have developed over the course of the Forum!

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 8:45 AM to 9:15 AM: The Hills Hotel --> USCIS California Service Center

TRAVEL

CLICK HERE TO VIEW DIRECTIONS.

Attendees are responsible for their own transportation.  If you need a taxi, please let an event or hotel staffer know ASAP so arrangements can be made.

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 9:15 to 10:00 AM: USCIS California Service Center

ATTENDEE CHECK-IN

As is standard procedure when entering any federal building, all attendees will be screened by building security before entering using a metal detector.  Digital and/or video cameras are prohibited.  Be sure to arrive early enough to get through security before the meeting starts.

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 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM: USCIS California Service Center

QUARTERLY EB-5 STAKEHOLDERS MEETING

HOSTED BY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Don't miss this quarterly meeting with the federal agency in charge of administering the EB-5 Program.  USCIS will have representatives from its headquarters in Washington, DC and from its operations team at the California Service Center.

FOCUS: GENERAL EB-5 DISCUSSION

YOU MUST SEPARATELY RSVP WITH USCIS TO ATTEND THIS MEETING!

EMAIL public.engagement@dhs.gov WITH "EB5 RSVP - In person 5/1" IN THE SUBJECT LINE, PROVIDING NAME AND ORGANIZATION IN THE BODY OF THE EMAIL.

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 1:00 to 3:30 PM: The Hills Hotel - Crystal Ballroom

 GENERAL SESSION

SPONSORED BY

Desjardins Trust

"LUNCHEON & EXECUTIVE DEBRIEFING SESSION" 

  • 01:00 to 02:00 - Lunch served.
  • 02:00 to 02:15 - Welcome back from K. David Andersson, IIUSA President.
  • 02:15 to 03:15 - Open Forum: Executive Debriefing Session. 
  • 03:15 to 03:30 - Wrap Up.

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The Hills Hotel
25205 La Paz Rd
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 2:00 PM - Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 3:30 PM (PDT)


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