Upcoming Economic Development Events
In January there are opportunities to learn the field for the first time, opportunities to learn how convention centers and stadiums can assist the development of your community, learn how to practice advanced economic development.
If You Build It, Will They Come?
Find Out Jan. 23-26 in Tempe
Is your community planning on building a sports facility or conference
center? IEDC's annual If You Build It,Will They Come? conference,
scheduled for Jan. 23-26 in Tempe, Ariz., will focus on all aspects of
creating these facilities, from feasibility studies to management. This
year, attendees will get to hear from communities that used lessons
learned at earlier conferences and have recently completed projects.
Representatives from the Dayton Dragons (a minor league baseball team in
Ohio) and the city of Sanford, Fla., (a community that just completed a
conference center) will discuss their projects and share important
IEDC Course Calendar of Events
This course is for the person starting in the economic development
profession. This gets good reviews by those entry-level practitioners
who attend this event.
Introduction to Economic Development
January 27-30, 2002
The Congress is on the verge of proposing a new round of military base
closures. What will that mean to your community? If you have an active
duty facility that is not in danger, what are the opportunities for your
community. This conference is a must-do for communities and their
NAID Winter Conference: Challenges Ahead
January 27-29, 2002
The primary business of economic development is keeping what you have.
Learn first hand on how to keep your existing businesses in your
community. This is a must do course for community leaders of all kinds.
Business Retention & Expansion
March 5-6, 2002
Upcoming Legislative Summit
This is the definitive program for economic developers who need to know
where the money is and how to find it in Washington. Last year the
administration was new and the development of program objectives and new
approaches had not yet begun. Last year we were not facing a
significant slow down in the economy. Last year we did not have
physical attacks by terrorists on two of our largest cities and the
resulting economic conditions. What are the Congressional and
Administration plans to rebuild our economy. There has been a melt-down
in the dot.com world. What are the new sectors that will bring real
promise for the future. This conference could yield real benefits to
2002 Economic Development Summit
March 6-8, 2002
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