Events

Events

June

★ TEDC Mid-Year Conference

June 06 - June 09 • Marriot at Legacy Town Center • 7121 Bishop Rd • Plano, TX 75024

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...

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

June 20 • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM • 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...

★ Mid-America EDC Best Practices Conference

June 21 - June 23 • Fort Wayne, IN

The Mid-America Economic Development Council will be partnering with the Indiana Economic Development Association (IEDA) to jointly host the IEDA/Mid-America EDC Summer Conference.  This joint partnership will give Mid-America EDC...

★ EDA of North Dakota Annual Conference

June 21 - June 23 • Wahpeton, ND

The Economic Development Association of North Dakota promotes the creation of new wealth throughout North Dakota to develop more vibrant communities and improve quality of life. EDND members include professional...

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

June 27 • 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...

★ 2017 EDAM Summer Conference

June 28 - June 30 • Grand View Lodge • 23521 Nokomis Avenue • Nisswa, MN 56468

The Economic Development Association of Minnesota (EDAM) is a state-wide association of professionals who specialize in economic development. Their membership consists of public, private and nonprofit professionals who are interested...

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...

★ Expert Webinar: Attracting Business Using Video

August 31 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM • Online Session

Economic Development video for business attraction is a powerful tool and strategy, but like any other form of content marketing, it works wonders when it's crafted by a professional who...

September

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

September 13 • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM • Online Session

Join us for a free webinar where you will learn why Lead Forensics is the lead generation tool that helps you fuel your sales outreach and grow your business. What can...

★ 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...

★ KAED Best Practices Summit

September 21 • The Stratton Community Center • 215 Washington Street • Shelbyville, KY 40065

The Association is incorporated and consists of more than 600 members that represent 355 unique companies. KAED’s membership represents diverse professionals across the state who share a common interest in...

★ 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...

★ Free Exclusive Webinar: Place VR for Economic Development

September 28 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM • Online Session

How do you reach a CEO sitting in a boardroom, a thousand miles away or across the world? How do you capture the imagination and attention of a site developer...

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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