EB5 Investors Magazine (English Edition) Volume 5, Issue 1 - Page 120

Las Vegas EB-5 & Investment Immigration Convention Attracts Historic Crowd EB5 Investors Magazine welcomed its largest investment immigration crowd yet at the dazzling Bellagio Resort and Casino—including keynote speakers Senator Jeff Flake and U.S. Representative Jared Polis. By EB5 Investors Magazine Staff E B 5 Investors Magazine welcomed more than 1,000 attendees to the Fourth Annual Las Vegas EB-5 & Investment Immigration Convention, resulting in the most-attended domestic event in EB-5 industry history. With the backing of 70-plus sponsors, the two- day convention took place at the luxurious Bellagio Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and featured educational workshops and panels, timely keynote speeches by U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO-2nd), and a plethora of networking opportunities. In attendance was a diverse group of over 120 migration agents, along with EB-5 regional centers, immigration 119 EB5 INVESTORS M AGAZINE and securities attorneys, developers, broker-dealers and other EB-5 program stakeholders. Events kicked off with a triad of moderated educational workshops for pre-registered participants. These workshops focused on due diligence issues for migration agents, including project underwriting and source of funds topics; EB-5 financing matters, such as how to design a marketing strategy; and EB-5 immigration matters for attorneys, including source of funds issues and dealing with RFEs. The workshop moderators and speakers included prominent EB-5 attorneys, along with representatives from major regional centers, development companies, and migration agencies. Workshop attendees and