Events

Events

July

★ Free Webinar: Lead Forensics - Giving Economic Developers the Data Advantage

July 11 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM • Online Session

We will be pleased to have you joining us for a free webinar where you will learn why Lead Forensics is the lead generation tool that helps you fuel your...

★ Free Webinar: Lead Forensics - Giving Economic Developers the Data Advantage

July 18 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM • Online Session

We will be pleased to have you joining us for a free webinar where you will learn why Lead Forensics is the lead generation tool that helps you fuel your...

★ UEDA Summer Forum

July 24 - July 26 • Hilton Columbus Downtown • 401 North High Street • Columbus, OH 43215

The Utility Economic Development Association, Inc. (UEDA) was independently incorporated as 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation in 2001. Association members are economic development professionals with investor-owned electric and gas utilities as well...

★ Expert Webinar: Business Retention & Expansion, The Foundation to All Economic Development Work

July 27 • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM • Online Session

In a 21-year career serving as the chief executive of a Main Street program, rural county economic development organization, and two metropolitan economic development organizations and chambers of commerce, Joe...

August

★ SEDC Annual Conference

August 20 - August 22 • The Westin Charlotte • 601 S College Street • Charlotte, NC 28202

Tracing our roots to the fall of 1946, the Southern Economic Development Council is the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America. We have members in 17...

September

NADO Annual Training Conference

September 09 - September 12 • Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center • 600 W. Seventh Avenue • Anchorage, AK 99501

The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) provides advocacy, education, research, and training for the nation’s regional development organizations. The association and its members promote regional strategies, partnerships, and solutions...

★ IEDC Annual Conference

September 17 - September 20 • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel • 123 Queen Street West • Toronto

With the emergence of new global markets, communities need to work together to encourage competition and advance economic growth. This must-attend event for economic developers - IEDC's first annual conference...

★ PDI Fall Conference

September 27 - September 29 • DoubleTree By Hilton • 350 First Avenue NE • Cedars Rapid , IA 52401

The Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) was established in 1973 as an organization of economic development professionals working to grow and develop Iowa’s economic base. PDI’s more than 330 members...

October

★ TEDC Annual Conference

October 18 - October 20 • J.W. Marriott, Houston, TX • 5150 Westheimer Rd • Houston, TX 77056

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) is an Austin-based, statewide, non-profit professional association dedicated to the development of economic and employment opportunities in Texas. The TEDC is a one-stop shop for...

★ OEDA Annual Summit

October 18 - October 20 • Renaissance Columbus Downtown • 50 N 3rd St • Columbus, OH 43215

The Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) represents over 500 economic development professionals from across Ohio. The organization was created in 2005 through the merger of the Ohio Development Association and the...

Calendar

There is always something exciting going on at Golden Shovel Agency. Sign up for one of our free expert webinars to keep tabs on the latest trends in economic development or meet up with us in person at the next conference. We are always looking forward to staying in touch.

We have team members that attend state and national Economic Development conferences monthly to stay current on best practices and to network with site selectors. Some of the conferences we’ve recently attended include:

State

  • California (CALED)
  • Idaho (IEDA)
  • Illinois (IRAC)
  • Iowa (PDI)
  • Kansas (KEDA)
  • Minnesota (EDAM)
  • Montana (MEDA)
  • Nebraska (NEDA)
  • North Dakota (EDND)
  • Ohio (OEDA)
  • South Dakota (GOED)
  • Texas (TEDC)
  • Utah (UAED)
  • Wisconsin (WEDA)
  • Wyoming (WEDA)

National

  • APPA - American Public Power Association
  • IEDC - International Economic Development Council
  • IEDC - Leadership Summit
  • MAEDC - Mid America Economic Development Council
  • NADO - National Association of Development Organizations
  • NREDA - National Rural Economic Developers Association
  • SEDC - Southeast Economic Development Council
  • UEDA - Utility Economic Development Association

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