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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 #IEDCLeadership

Next month, the International Economic Development Council will host its annual Leadership Summit in Tampa, Florida. A unique gathering of senior-level and certified economic developers, this year’s Summit offers more content than ever before: from three days filled with diverse, exciting programming, to daily excursions and networking opportunities. 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»

IEDC’s 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 #EconDev’s 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»

Inclusive workforce strategy development webinar this September

Are we being inclusive enough in our workforce development? In order to be truly inclusive and serve the needs of broad demographics within our communities, investments in education, support services, and training for underrepresented workers are needed to improve the quality of living for all. Join IEDC on Thursday, September 19 for a deep dive into more»

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