The 2017 Annual Conference will take place in Tucson, AZ on March 13-15, 2017.

Registration for this event will open on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. CST and close Tuesday, September 27th at 6:00 p.m. EST.

To be eligible to attend the conference you must be a practicing professional from a local, regional, state or national economic development organization in the U.S. or abroad. Each registration will be vetted for eligibility before attendance can be confirmed. Once eligibility is confirmed, you will receive an invoice or credit card link for payment. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received and eligible participants will notified one week after registration closes. Once capacity is reached, a waiting list will be created for the remaining eligible participants.

The cost for each annual conference attendee is $1,950. Sponsorship opportunities will be available starting September 20, 2016.


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