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DEARBORN
BUILDING
EXPO

EXPO Opens

5:00PM

5:00pm - 8:00pm

EXPO OPEN

Lincoln Ballroom

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

15801 Michigan Avenue Dearborn, MI 48126

Opening Remarks

5:15PM

5:15pm - 5:30pm

OPENING REMARKS

Lincoln Ballroom

Jordan Twardy

Director, Economic Development

Panel Sessions

5:45PM

5:45pm - 7:45pm

Studio A

5:45pm - 6:15pm

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Greg Erne

Principal

Versa Development

Mona Hammoud

Architectural Designer

Iconic Designs

Dearborn ZBA Board

Brandon Hodges

Principal

TRIBE Development

Jeremy Westcott​

Managing Director

Environmental Testing & Consulting

6:30pm - 7:00pm

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Tim Muflihi

Real Estate Associate Broker, ASB, BBA

Michigan Licensed Builder

Interior Designer

Tim Hawkins

Director

Dearborn Public Works and Facilities

Rachid Elabed

Director Business Operations and Facilities

ACESSS

7:15pm - 7:45pm

Scheduled throughout the Expo

LINCOLN BALLROOM | VENDOR EXPO
EXPO

A EXPO setup including vendors that support both residential and commercial construction projects.

Vendors will be providing information in regards to their services, education materials, and offering giveaways and advertising collateral.

Vendor types will include:

  • Architectural Firms

  • Interior Design Firms

  • The Trades / Construction Professionals

  • Real Estate Brokers / Agents

  • Contractors

  • City Departments

  • Banking and Investment Resources

  • Community Resources / Programs

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LINCOLN BALLROOM | BREAKOUT ROOMS
DROP IN CONSULTATIONS

Drop ins will take place in three breakout rooms that are designed to take a deeper dive into the planning processes. This includes focus areas on these three steps:

  • Project Planning

    • Discuss any projects you want to submit but haven't yet

  • Plan Review:

    • Discuss any plans you've already submitted

  • Permits and Inspections:

    • Discuss any open permits or inspection reports that you want to get approved or closed out.

Each breakout room will include city teams ready to assist in questions and demonstrations in regards to the processes.

STUDIO A
PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Panel sessions scheduled throughout the event discussing topics relevant to the development of Dearborn including but not limited to:

  • The Best Laid Plans

    • How to Prepare Plans that Can Get to Yes Fast

  • Contracting your Contractor

    • What to Ask and to Expect When Hiring for your next project

  • Keynote Speaker

    • How Development is Done, and How You Can Do it Too

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