2020 IEDC Economic Future Forum

Description: IEDC’s 2020 Economic Future Forum is a forward-looking conference that will focus on fostering economic transformation in the new economy. With unprecedented advancements in digital and virtual technologies impacting every sector of the economy, our future will be driven by the adoption of technology. The conference will explore industry trends and strategies for enhancing…

2020 SEDC Annual Conference – Nashville

Update: Annual Conference Goes Full Virtual Because of the inability of groups to gather in Nashville, SEDC's annual conference will be completely virtual next month. The city is in a COVID-19 stage two of reopening, indefinitely, which means no groups larger than 25 people are allowed. Regardless of how we "gather," we will continue to…

International Economic Development Council (IEDC)

Description: A non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities, by creating, retaining and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth and provide a stable tax base. Location: Online Virtual Conference…

Georgia Port’s Virtual 2020 State of the Port

    GPA Game Day! You are gonna wanna see this! Free registration for the 2020 Virtual State of the Port. Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the Georgia Ports Authority's latest developments in infrastructure and global trade at the Port of Savannah.Event Date: October 22, 2020Event Time: 11:00 AM EST REGISTER NOW! MORE INFORMATION …

Economic Development Finance Programs

Description: Economic Development Finance Programs The core objective of this analytical course is to explain the financial tools used to stimulate private sector investment that results in the creation of permanent, private sector jobs, increased productivity and improvement in the local tax base. Specifically, the course will review current debt, equity, grant and incentive-based financing…

Economic Development Marketing and Attraction

Description: Economic Development Marketing and Attraction The core objective of this analytical course is to explain the financial tools used to stimulate private sector investment that results in the creation of permanent, private sector jobs, increased productivity and improvement in the local tax base. Specifically, the course will review current debt, equity, grant and incentive-based…