Individual paying by credit card: Click this button if you are registering as an individual IEDC member or nonmember and paying by credit card. This includes Retired Members, Honorary Lifetime Members, Members in Transition, and Student members.


Individual paying by check or purchase order: Click this button to download a form (PDF) if you are paying by check or purchase order, whether you are an IEDC member, nonmember, or partner. Form must be faxed or mailed in and accompanied by payment.


Group: Click this button to download a form (PDF) if you are registering a group, regardless of payment type. Form must be faxed or mailed in and accompanied by payment


Conference / Training bundle: Click this button to download a form (PDF) to register an individual or group for both the Annual Conference and the Economic Development Strategic Planning course, receiving a 15% discount off of each. Form must be faxed or mailed in and accompanied by payment.


Conference / Membership bundle: Click this button to download a form (PDF) to register an individual or group for both the Annual Conference and apply for IEDC membership, receiving a 10% discount on your first year of membership. Form must be faxed or mailed in and accompanied by payment.




Canadian Attendees Receive an "On Par" Discount: IEDC is offering Canadian attendees a discount that allows you to register for the same price in Canadian dollars (CAD) as you would in U.S. dollars (USD). This discount is based on the current exchange rate, and is updated weekly. To take advantage of this offer,please enter the discount code that IEDC is including in our conference promotional emails. Or, contact Cherrika Gordon at to receive the code. Then, simply enter the code when registering online. This discount is only valid for Canadian residents and only applies to the conference registration. Ancillary events, tours and guest registrations are not included.

Starting June 16, members of the Economic Developer's Association of Canada (EDAC) will get a $50.00 discount off of full registration if they attend both EDAC and IEDC Annual Conferences in 2017. Please note that in order to receive the $50 discount to IEDC's 2017 Annual Conference, you must provide proof of registration to EDAC's 2017 Annual Conference and register for IEDC's 2017 Annual conference by entering EDAC17 on the registration form.

By July 21

July 22 - August 4

After August 4

IEDC Member

$750 CAD/USD

$890 CAD/USD

$910 CAD/USD


$1,050 CAD/USD

$1,190 CAD/USD

$1,210 CAD/USD

Member in Transition / Retired Member

$185 USD

$185 USD

$185 USD

Honorary Life Member*

$145 USD

$145 USD

$145 USD

Executive Directors of State, Regional & Provincial Association Partners

$185 USD

$185 USD

$185 USD

Full-time Student**

$125 USD

$145 USD

$165 USD

* Honorary Life Members can register for conferences at a reduced rate upon retirement
**Copy of current transcript needed



Markham Centre SOLD OUT

Sunday, September 17 | 9:00 am - 11:30 am

$55 USD

Walking: Chinatown/Kensington Market

Sunday, September 17 | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

$55 USD

Fort York - National Historic Site SOLD OUT

Monday, September 18 | 9:00 am - 11:30 am

$55 USD

Liberty Village

Monday, September 18 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

$55 USD

DMZ Incubator at Ryerson University SOLD OUT

Tuesday, September 19 | 8:00 am - 11:30 am

$55 USD


Tuesday, September 19 | 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

$55 USD



Golf Outing At Humber Valley Golf Course

Saturday, September 16 | 8:00 am

$100 USD

Niagara Falls and Winery Tour

Saturday, September 16 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$150 USD

Women's Mentoring Luncheon

Sunday, September 17 | 11:15 am – 1:45 pm

$55 USD

International Dinner

Sunday, September 17 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$75 USD

Special Networking Luncheon: Elected Officials and Board of Directors of EDOs

Monday, September 18 | 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

$55 USD

Defining Issues Luncheon

Monday, September 18 | 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

$55 USD

Recognition Dinner

Monday, September 18 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$100 USD



Economic Development Ethics Workshop (Sunday)

Sunday, September 17 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Chair's Reception

Sunday, September 17 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Young Professional and Student Networking Event

Sunday, September 17 | 9:00 pm


Student and YP Mentorship and Networking Lunch

Monday, September 18 | 11:15 am - 1:30 pm


Economic Development Ethics Workshop (Monday)

Monday, September 18 | 11:40 am - 1:40 pm


Networking Lunch in the Economic Development Marketplace

Monday, September 18 | 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm


Preparing for the CEcD Exam Workshop

Tuesday, September 19 | 7:00 am - 8:30 am




IEDC offers a 10% discount off the basic registration for groups of four or more for full registrants employed by the same organization. The discount does not apply to guests, dinners, seminars, tours, other special events or one-day registrations. To receive discounts, all registration forms must be received at the same time and by September 13, 2017. Please fax or email the registration form (PDF) to Cherrika Gordon (email: or (202) 223-4745).



• Registrations will only be accepted and processed when payment, or an approved government purchase order, is included.

• Confirmations will be emailed after August 1, 2017.

• Registrations, or changes to registrations, will not be accepted over the phone as this does not provide an accurate record of the request.

• To be included in the Conference Attendees List, registrations must be received no later than September 6, 2017.



• All payments sent to the IEDC office must be received by Sept.13, 2017 or registrants will be required to resolve unpaid balances onsite (excluding those with government purchase orders).

• Conference attendees with a balance due will be required to remit payment before being admitted to the conference, with the exception of those attendees paying by government purchase order.

• If a copy of your purchase order was not forwarded to IEDC, please present it at the onsite registration desk.



• Substitutions will be accepted at any time.

• There will be no refunds or credits for cancellations after Sept. 8, 2017.

• All cancellation requests must be in writing and can be emailed or sent to IEDC.

• All registered attendees cancelling their registration, will be charged a $95 processing fee, regardless of when the written cancellation notice was received.

• Cancellation requests received by IEDC prior to close of business on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 will have their registration fees refunded or credited to a future IEDC event, less the $95 processing fee.

• A registrant who does not submit a written cancellation, or attend the conference, is considered a "No Show". No-Shows are not eligible for refunds or credits, and are still liable for outstanding balances.