Join Your Economic Development Colleagues for High-Level Intimate Roundtable Discussions.

Join Your Economic Development Colleagues for High-Level Intimate Roundtable Discussions.

International Economic Development Council

The International Economic Development Council's 2009 Leadership Summit
January 25-27, 2009
Tempe, AZ

The 2009 Leadership Summit in Tempe, AZ, offers senior managers and Certified Economic Developers (CEcD) three days of high-level networking, professional development, and insight from thought-provoking speakers on identifying opportunities within the current economic climate. Attendees will learn how to nurture existing and emerging resources into competitive economic assets for the future.

With an average of 300 sunny days a year and a rich cultural life, Tempe offers diverse opportunities for fun and relaxation. Escape the cold of winter and join IEDC and your fellow leaders to share your experiences and knowledge while soaking up the warm Tempe sun. (Attendance is limited to senior managers of economic development organizations and Certified Economic Developers.)

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Back by popular demand, discussion roundtable sessions have been included in the 2009 Leadership Summit program. Join colleagues and peers for high-level intimate roundtable discussions about the latest trends and challenges affecting your community and job. The roundtable discussions are a great way to learn in an informal setting while networking with new and old friends and colleagues.

2009 Discussion Roundtable topics include:

• Performance Metrics
• Managing a Diverse Staff
• Fostering Entrepreneurship
• Building Relationships with Newly Elected Officials
• Addressing Sustainability Issues
• Small Town Funding Challenges and Successes
• Marketing in a Competitive World
• Downtowns as a Catalyst for Talent Attraction
• Leveraging Infrastructure Assets
• Party like it's 2009: Economic Development Profession in the Next Decade
• Neighborhood Shifts: New Opportunities
• Be Prepared: Disaster Planning and Response

Posted December 3, 2008

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