LBJ Express and North Tarrant Express toll roads highlighted at the P3 conference, sponsored by Cintra and Ferrovial Agroman.
P3 Conference 2017
The annual P3C (Public-Private Partnership Conference and Expo)
was held this year from February 27th
– March 1st
at the downtown Sheraton Hotel in Dallas, Texas.
More than 1,300 people
from 10 different countries were in attendance. Ferrovial Agroman
were both diamond level sponsors for the three day P3 conference.
The conference is designed to help visitors explore alternative delivery methods
, plan successful initiatives,
learn about negotiating with prospective industry partners and the steps that lead to project success.
This year, over 100 industry leaders
were able to provide their firsthand observations of various P3 projects from around the country. There were also several round table discussions for public sector audience members who wanted to discuss a variety of specific issues.
LBJ Express and North Tarrant Express as P3 conference exhibitors.
On the first morning of the conference The LBJ Express
team gave a selected number of attendees the opportunity to experience the project firsthand through a free, two-hour bus tour
along Interstates 635 and 35E and Loop 12
, which was completed in September 2015. The tour also stopped at the LBJ Express operations centre
, giving attendees the unique opportunity to view the technology behind the 13-mile P3 project.
On the final day of the conference, Alberto Gonzalez, CEO of the LBJ Express and North Tarrant Express
, participated as a panelist in a session entitled, "P3 Fact Check – For Big Infrastructure Projects: Is Government Debt Really Cheaper?"
and was able to provide his expertise with the LBJ Express and North Tarrant Express
projects in North Texas.
Overall, the P3C Conference was a huge success. Near 100 people stopped at the Cintra and Ferrovial Agroman exhibit table to ask questions and inquire about the projects. This networking event provided key information
to an international audience interested in public-private partnerships and opened the door for more business relationships and opportunities in the future.