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THE LARGEST DEVELOPMENT  CONFERENCE OF ITS KIND IN SOUTH METROPOLITAN ATLANTA. MARCH 29TH

GEORGIA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER | COLLEGE PARK, GA

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MESSAGE FROM THE HOST

This year commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the South Metro Development Outlook Conference (SMDO22), hosted by The Collaborative Firm (TCF) and Founding Partner, Michael Hightower. This year’s theme "Transform. Innovate. Elevate.", has special meaning because it chronicles the journey of the South Metro Development Outlook Conference (SMDO).

The concept of SMDO was birthed out of the need to identify new developments and investments, higher levels of community development and housing throughout the South Metro Region.  The ardent ability to create and nurture relationships that yield opportunities with tangible outcomes are the fundamental aspects of the conference and its purpose. With interest, support, and attendance on the rise since its inception, SMDO has been able to provide a relative and memorable experience every year. Transforming the South Metro Region for two decades, innovation remains the guiding factor for all new ventures and the results are elevation for everyone!

As The Collaborative Firm reflects on 20 years of organizing and hosting the South Metro Development Outlook Conference, we are reminded that this event and its participants will impact the trajectory of the South Metro Region and influence generations of leaders in business, industry, and civic responsibility for decades to come.  The eagerness and determination observed during these challenging times is a testament to our endeavors in continuing the work ahead. The primary objective for SMDO will stay on course to strengthen and bring development opportunities to the South Metro Region. Our outstanding panel of speakers represents every level of government and private industry.  SMDO 2022 Transform. Innovate. Elevate., will delve into regional growth and economics, supply chain updates and logistics, transportation, and infrastructure expectations, all of which will positively affect the South Metro Region.

SMDO22 promises to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience. In previous years data shows that our attendees’ expectations were exceeded. This was also validated based on receiving a 97% approval rating in 2020 and 2021. Our reach continues to expand by including access to virtual platforms that are ideal for networking and coordinating interest among professional peers. On behalf of The Collaborative Firm, thank you for your participation, sponsorship, and support of the South Metro Development Outlook Conference 2022 (SMDO22) “Transform. Innovate. Elevate”. We are looking forward to your presence. Stay tuned for session and speaker updates in conjunction with more conference details.

 

Sincerely,

Michael Hightower,

Managing Partner

The Collaborative Firm