Keep Your Budget intact During Tough Economic Times

Keep Your Budget intact During Tough Economic Times

International Economic Development Council


March 15 – 17, 2009
Washington, DC Metro Area

Registration is now open for the 2009 Federal Forum to be held March 15-17, in the Washington, DC metro area. The current state of the economy and the nation's energy policy pose significant challenges while also creating substantial opportunities for economic developers. With a new presidential administration, a new congress and complex issues demanding a renewed federal policy presence, there has never been a more important time to attend the IEDC Federal Economic Development Forum.

Register today: http://www.iedconline.org/FederalForum/Registration.html

FEDERAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FORUM SESSION SPOTLIGHT
Monday, March 16
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
SURVIVING THE CREDIT CRUNCH

In this economic crisis, cities and states around the nation are facing huge budget shortfalls. Economic developers must find ways to protect their budget allocations while trying to help local businesses and maintain existing projects. This session will explore what the federal government is doing to assist cities and states and how economic developers can keep their budgets intact during tough economic times.

Moderator: Robert Radcliff, Principal, Resource Development Group

SPEAKERS:
• Sally B. Robertson, President, Business Finance Group
• Peter Roberson, Senior Policy Advisor, Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives

Check out the conference program: http://www.iedconline.org/FederalForum/Program.html

Expert speakers: http://www.iedconline.org/FederalForum/Speakers.html

Register today: http://www.iedconline.org/FederalForum/Registration.html

Posted December 31, 2008



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