Events

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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

July

★ 2019 Best Practices Conference

07/17/2019 - 07/19/2019Milwaukee Marriott Downtown323 E Wisconsin AveMilwaukee, WI 53202

Mid-America Economic Development Council is an organization that promotes the advancement of economic development professionals. It is the best resource for making contact with site selectors, advancing regional economic developmen...

2019 Best Practices Conference Photo
Expert Webinar - 3 Areas Of Economic Development Every Community Struggles With

07/18/201911:00 AM - 12:00 PMOnline Session

Workforce shortages, business migration, government initiatives and rapid technology development bring unprecedented change to communities. These developments will transform your community's economic development ecosystem. Are you ready to lead you...

Expert Webinar - 3 Areas Of Economic Development Every Community Struggles With Photo

August

★ 2019 SEDC Annual Conference

08/04/2019 - 08/06/2019The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans921 Canal StNew Orleans, LA 70112

Aaron Brossoit, Golden Shovel's CEO, will be presenting "Data & the Internet: Defining the Winners and Losers", together with Anatalio Ubalde (GIS Planning/Financial Times), Russell Riblett (GIS Planning) and Mark Hays (SizeUp) at th...

2019 SEDC Annual Conference Photo
★ OEDC Governor's Economic Development and Workforce Summit

08/12/2019 - 08/13/2019Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center2833 Conference DriveEdmond, OK 73034-7197

The Oklahoma Professional Economic Development Council (OEDC) is an association of 150 economic development professionals who support efforts to market the regions and communities throughout Oklahoma as places where people wan...

OEDC Governor's Economic Development and Workforce Summit Photo
★ Expert Webinar - Do I really need a newsletter? And other quick tips for inbound marketing.

08/29/201911:00 AM - 12:00 PMOnline Session

Do you really need a newsletter? Isn't social media enough? During this 30 minute webinar we'll guide you through the importance of a strong email list and how to best us...

Expert Webinar - Do I really need a newsletter? And other quick tips for inbound marketing. Photo

September

★ Why Invest Part 1 - Packaging your community for a successful future

09/05/201911:00 AM - 12:00 PMOnline Session

Join Golden Shovel Agency and Convergent Nonprofit Solutions in this 2-part webinar series “Why Invest,” focusing on capital campaigns, their impact to economic development, and how to package your communit...

Why Invest Part 1 - Packaging your community for a successful future Photo
★ Why Invest Part 2 - Packaging your community for a successful future

09/26/201911:00 AM - 12:00 PMOnline Session

Part 2 of “Why Invest” with Golden Shovel agency and Convergent Nonprofit Solutions continues the discussion on packaging your community for successful investment for economic development by showcasing case studie...

Why Invest Part 2 - Packaging your community for a successful future Photo

October

★ 2019 TEDC Annual Conference

10/09/2019 - 10/11/2019Westin Riverwalk HotelW. Market Street 420San Antonio, TX 78205

TEDC's 2019 Annual Conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas, at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel. The event will bring together economic development professionals and those interested in economic developmen...

2019 TEDC Annual Conference Photo
★ IEDC 2019 Annual Conference

10/13/2019 - 10/16/2019Indiana Convention Center100 S Capitol Aveindianapolis, IN 46225

IEDC's Annual Conference is the largest yearly gathering of economic development professionals from across the country and around the world. The conference features distinguished keynote speakers, dozens of interactive session...

IEDC 2019 Annual Conference Photo
★ Expert Webinar - Chamber / EDO Mergers Pros, Cons, and Unintended Consequences

10/24/201911:00 AM - 12:00 PMOnline Session

Golden Shovel and National Community Development Services recently released a white paper exploring many of the issues related to the ongoing trend of organizational mergers / consolidation in the Chambe...

Expert Webinar - Chamber / EDO Mergers Pros, Cons, and Unintended Consequences Photo