The EDA 2016 National Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C on April 7th and 8th, 2016.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The EDA 2016 National Conference will bring together hundreds of regional and local economic development professionals, non-profit and private partners, and federal, state and local officials to explore the top issues facing communities today relating to improving competitiveness, job growth, innovation and overall quality of life.
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
EDA’s role as the integrator of federal economic development opportunities and the only federal agency solely focused on economic development provides the venue for thought-provoking, cutting-edge ideas with public, private and non-profit partners from every sector of the economy, and is a can’t-miss event for anyone engaged in improving their community’s quality of life.
The conference will provide a forum for thoughtful and impactful discussions about our economic future and will include shared best practices and the exploration of a bold plan for future economic growth.
In addition to a number of informative general sessions and breakout discussions, the EDA 2016 National Conference will feature an opportunity for attendees to set up meetings with officials from across the federal government on a variety of topics, including:
• Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies
• Workforce Development
• Rural Development
• Urban Development
• Suburban Development
• Exports/Foreign Direct Investment
• Regional Innovation Strategies
• The Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership program
• Coal Communities/Diversification
• Economic Mobility
• Cluster Mapping
• Revolving Loan Funds
• Public-Private Partnerships
For more information, visit the event website: useda2016.org