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Year in Review: Interpreting Your Results

Date: December 19, 2019

Time:  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Price:  $95 for IEDC members, $135 for Nonmembers

Registration Deadline: December 19 at 11:00 am ET

Instructions will be emailed on Tuesday, December 17

Last date to request a refund or cancel registration: Monday, December 9

Questions? Please contact webinar@iedconline.org


Tis the season for reflection. You came into 2019 with a plan and you executed it. How did you do? Let's talk about how we interpret outcomes, how these outcomes should inform future planning, and how we should communicate our successes and failures with our community and stakeholders.


- Examples of initiatives, activities, and achievements to feature in your annual report
- How to relay a cohesive and comprehensive narrative of your organization's success this year
- Viable avenues to communicate to stakeholders




Dan Henderson
Gilbert, Arizona Office of Economic Development
Gilbert, Arizona

Mr. Dan Henderson is currently the Director for the Gilbert, Arizona Office of Economic Development and is responsible for attracting, growing and expanding business and industry. In this executive leadership role with Gilbert, he oversees the administration of a $2.2 million dollar departmental budget and a $5 million dollar reserve fund for deal closing. The Gilbert Office of Economic Development earned the Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO) status through the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), and ended Fiscal Year 2018 as the State of Arizona Economic Development Organization of the Year with transactional activity exceeding $300,000,000. Prior to his employment with Gilbert he was employed by the City of Tempe for six years as an Economic Development Specialist where he was responsible for implementing projects and programs that support commercial, office, and industrial expansion. In that role, he provided financial and economic information to existing businesses including the availability of state and local incentive programs, workforce/job training initiatives, and financial assistance programs. Prior to his employment with the City of Tempe, Dan was employed by Raymond James Consulting, a national technology and solution delivery consulting group where he provided pre/post technical expertise, positioning strategies, requirements definition, market and business analysis, project management, application development and data warehousing/business intelligence solutions. Dan has served as a contract consultant with IBM Global Business Services and other national services firms where he acted as a Business Analyst and Project Manager on various business intelligence and facility acquisition projects. He started his career as the Manager of Foreign Direct Investment for the World Trade Center and was accountable for program development activities targeting European markets and international trade. Mr. Henderson is a Certified Economic Developer and holds an undergraduate degree in Management and Finance and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems. He is an Adjunct Faculty member for Chandler-Gilbert Community College in the Business and Computer Studies Division and is a graduate of Tempe Leadership.

Victoria Meadows
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP)
Lansing, MI

Victoria Meadows is Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) in Lansing, MI. As a seasoned communications professional, with education and experience encompassing the full gamut of organizational communication, Victoria partners across the LEAP organization and Lansing regional community to help attract and retain business and people in the Lansing region.

Victoria has been with LEAP since 2017 and brings more than 25 years of broad communications experience including strategic communications planning and assessment, public relations, marketing, special events and program planning and coordination, stakeholder communication, social media planning and management, fundraising, website design and management, professional writing and graphic design to the organization.

Prior to joining LEAP, Victoria began her career at one of the nation’s top community colleges, Lansing Community College, serving as Library Communications Manager where she worked to increase awareness of and engagement with students, faculty and staff on behalf of the Library; and as the program coordinator for LCC’s community read initiative One Book One LCC, which has since grown into the Capital Area One Book community read program.

Victoria holds a Master of Science in Communication and a graduate certificate in strategic communication management, both from Purdue University; a bachelor's degree in professional communication from Siena Heights University; and an associate degree in graphic design from Lansing Community College.


Instructions and Technology

Instructions and dial-in information will be sent up to three days in advance and a minimum of two times. If you do not receive an email from IEDC or GoToWebinar 24 hours prior to the start of the web seminar, it is your responsibility to email webinar@iedconline.org. No refunds or credits will be given for not receiving the dial-in information for the webinar.


• Using a telephone: A touch-tone telephone
• Using Desktop VoIP: A computer equipped with the following:
-- a supported sound card
-- speakers or headphones
-- a microphone (for speaking during the conference)


• Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla Firefox 1.5 for Windows/Mac/Linux, or Safari 2.0 for Macintosh
• Broadband Internet connection

Learn more about GoToWebinar please review the Attendee Quick Reference Guide(PDF)


Cancellation, Refund and No-Show Policy

• Refunds are available with cancellation until Monday, December 9. There are no refunds for cancellations received after Monday, December 9.

• All cancellations must be received in writing by email, fax or mail to Cherrika Gordon (e-mail: cgordon@iedconline.org / fax (202) 223-4745). Cancellations by phone are not accepted.

• All cancellations and requests for a refund after Monday, December 9 need to be submitted in writing to Cherrika Gordon and will be considered on a case by case basis. There is no guarantee of a refund or credit after Monday, December 9 and each will be given consideration under unforeseen circumstances.


Attend Web Seminars and Earn Recertification Credits from the Comfort of Your Office

We understand that CEcDs have a constant yearning to grow and improve their knowledge and expertise in economic development. Therefore, the IEDC web seminars have been approved as professional development programs for recertification. The web seminars provide a convenient and cost-effective online environment for economic developers to learn about cutting-edge research, techniques, and tools that are prevalent in the field.

CEcDs participating in a minimum of three (3) web seminars during a three-year recertification cycle can now earn recertification credits. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact certification@iedconline.org.