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


  • 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)


  • 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


★ Rural Resurgence Rebooted

09/10/20201:00 PM - 2:00 PMOnline session

Moving to a rural part of the country has never been more attractive. Coastal and population-dense areas of the country are experiencing a high cost of living, COVID-19, and civil unrest...

Rural Resurgence Rebooted Photo
★ How Economic Developers are Fighting COVID-19 & Winning

09/17/202011:00 AM - 12:00 PMOnline session

COVID-19 has disrupted the economy, supply chains & how economic developers do their job. But it hasn’t stopped them from pushing forward for their communities.  Industry leaders are refusing to have their hand...

How Economic Developers are Fighting COVID-19 & Winning Photo
★ Be the Cool Kid in Economic Development Using Geo-Targeting

09/24/202011:00 AM - 12:00 PMOnline Session

Golden Shovel Agency is thrilled to announce a new geo-targeting tool that allows you to personalize your existing website content based on the geographic location of visitors. On average, geo-targeting: Improve...

Be the Cool Kid in Economic Development Using Geo-Targeting Photo