2023 Fall Forum Details & Downloads

Below are downloadable items for the 2023 Fall Forum, including:

  • Presentations
  • Attendee List
  • Program

Event details

Date & Time




Click on the title of the Breakout Session to download the presentation

  1. Rural Competitiveness: Practical Advice for Building Thriving Communities
    Panelists: Courtney Dunbar, Jay Garner, Larry Moretti and Leslie Wagner
  2. RFI Exchange: An Open Discussion Between EDOs and Guild Members
    Panelists: Kim Williams Davis, Natalie Lynch, Jim Renzas and John Rocca
  3. FDI Insights: Positioning Your Community for the Next Wave of International Investment
    Panelists: Michelle Comerford, Jason Hickey, Dennis Meseroll, Phil Schneider and Elias van Herwaarden
  4. The Future is Now: Will Artificial Intelligence Revolutionize Site Selection and Economic Development?
    Panelists: Didi Caldwell, Bob Hess, Seth Martindale
    and Gregg Wassmansdorf
  5. The Elevator Pitch: Guild Members Offer Candid Feedback on EDO Presentations
    Panelists: Dennis Donovan, Taylor Gravois, Kim Moore and Gray Swoope

Attendee List

The 2023 Fall Forum attendee list can be downloaded below. Printed copies will not be available on-site.


A digital copy of the 2023 Fall Forum program can be downloaded below. Limited printed copies of the program will be available at on-site registration, located in the Ile de France Ballroom foyer.