Upcoming Economic Development Events

Upcoming Economic Development Events

IEDC


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


lessons learned.






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


Training Course


January 27-30, 2002


Tempe, AZ



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


military counterparts.



NAID Winter Conference: Challenges Ahead


January 27-29, 2002


Tempe, AZ



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


Training Course


March 5-6, 2002


Arlington, VA



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


your community.



2002 Economic Development Summit


March 6-8, 2002


Arlington, VA

Related Link: http://www.iedconline.org

For more information contact:

Jeffrey Finkle
IEDC
734 15th St. NW Suite 900
Washington
DC 20005
USA

Phone: 202-223-4735
Fax: 202-223-4745
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.iedconline.org

Posted November 29, 2001



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