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Join IEDC in New Orleans, one of America's most economically resilient and culturally diverse cities, for the 2016 Leadership Summit. We'll discuss the latest trends and hot topics for our profession and challenge leaders to think anew about the meaning of resiliency. We'll also explore the partnerships communities must develop, the latest techniques to improve EDO performance, and your leadership role in achieving economic growth.

With a focus on economic equity, a prepared workforce, the built and natural environment and fully optimized EDOs using technology, this Summit will demonstrate what can be achieved under visionary leadership.

Attendance is limited to senior managers of economic development organizations and Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).


Golf with IEDC at Audubon Park

Audubon Park boasts the metropolitan area’s most immaculate and well-manicured greens. Secure your opportunity to play a round on this impeccable and well-kept course.

Training Course: Economic Development Strategic Planning

Link: Economic Development Strategic Planning Training Course• Work in small teams to help understand the complexity of strategic planning.
• Learn to build consensus among board members, stakeholders and the community as a whole, creating a unified vision for the future.
• Learn the quantitative techniques used to better understand your community, including: location quotients, shift share, input-output and cluster analyses.
• Explore project assessment methods for setting priorities and measuring your plan's impact.

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