Top 10 Reasons to Attend IEDC’s 2008 Annual Conference
International Economic Development Council
October 19-22, Atlanta, Georgia
Join the IEDC in Atlanta for the world's largest annual gathering of economic developers as industry leaders break down the current issues and new models essential for communities looking to capture the growth brought by the next billion.
Participants will learn new strategies, discuss hot topics, and make those important connections to help them along the way.
TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND IEDC'S 2008 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
10) Two networking receptions as well as a golf outing at the Stone Mountain Golf Club
9) Six tours showcasing successful economic development strategies in the state of Georgia
8) Connect with economic developers and business leaders from across the globe at the International Cross Boarder Connection Event
7) Pre-conference professional development options including a course as well as a CEcD exam
6) A one-stop-shop in the exhibit hall with information on the latest economic development products and services
5) Learn strategies for going global and how to crack new markets such as Brazil and China
4) Learn the ins and outs of the site selection process from the top site consultants
3) Opportunities to network with economic developers, consultants, and peers
2) Find ways to recruit a skilled workforce from abroad to your community
1) All set at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, located in the heart of downtown Atlanta
WHO ATTENDS THE IEDC ANNUAL CONFERENCE?
Anyone with an interest in the economic development industry, including:
• Regional, state, county, and city economic development organizations
• Chambers of commerce and other business support agencies
• Community and neighborhood development organizations
• Technology development agencies
• Utility companies
• Educational institutions
• Workforce development boards and agencies
View the program: http://www.iedconline.org/AnnualConference/Program.html
Check out our expert speakers: http://www.iedconline.org/AnnualConference/Speakers.html
Register today: http://www.iedconline.org/AnnualConference/Speakers.html
Posted September 24, 2008
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