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IEDC Novel Coronavirus Response

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a global health emergency. The virus, now known as COVID-19, was first identified in January in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Confirmed cases are concentrated in China but have spread throughout Asia and more recently into Europe and other regions, including a small number in more»

IEDC Announces 2020 National #EconDevWeek Official Celebration Dates: May 4- 9, 2020

The International Economic Development Council has announced official celebration dates for its fifth Annual Economic Development Week campaign. 2020 campaigns will occur from May 4 - 9. The official campaign Hashtags are #EconDevWeek and #EDW2020. Get resources and tips for planning your campaign at iedconline.org/edw.

Countdown to #IEDCAnnual

This October, IEDC will host its Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas. The premier yearly gathering of economic developers representing communities around the world, this year’s conference will focus on building resilient and sustainable communities. The conference’s tracks will focus on five themes: leadership development, talent development, more»

2020 Webinar Series

Join IEDC throughout 2020 for a year's worth of online professional development on emerging topics and trends from the profession's leading voices. IEDC's 2020 webinar series offers 12 webinars on a broad range of current topics, including Opportunity Zones, the night economy, entrepreneurship, and real estate, among others. Purchase an individual webinar more»

IEDCís 2020 Professional Development Calendar is Live!

» Download the 2020 Professional Development brochure (PDF) Offered throughout the year around North America, our training courses are the leading source of education for professionals at all levels. Covering both key topics and specialized issues, courses are designed to be interactive with a focus on real life experiences, best practices, and tools more»

IEDC's Annual Conference featured on Develop This! Podcast

What goes into organizing #EconDev's largest annual gathering? Indy Host Committee Co-Chair Maureen Krauss sat down with Dennis Fraise and Jason Hutcheson, hosts of the Develop This! Podcast, to chat about what attendees can expect at this year's Annual Conference. From a look at the six tracks of content, to the different networking events and tours, the more»

Register for IEDC's training courses in Canada this fall

Take advantage of IEDC's industry-leading professional development opportunities in Canada this fall! Whether you're looking to boost your #EconDev knowledge or on the path towards earning your CEcD designation, IEDC's training courses offer insight into the industry's latest trends taught by the profession's most-respected leaders. This October and more»

Join #EconDevís largest annual gathering

Each year, the IEDC Annual Conference hosts the largest gathering of economic development professionals, partners and stakeholders in the world. Our 2019 conference theme, Driving Growth: The Race for Talent, Innovation, and Place will explore the intersections between workforce development, economic clusters, and opportunity zones as key economic more»

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