IEDC's Federal Economic Development Forum is the only annual gathering bringing together top federal economic development policymakers and thought leaders with economic development professionals from across the country.
Why join your peers in Washington this spring?
LEARN: Nowhere else will you get the latest information on current federal programs and initiatives. Be the first to know what is coming down the pipeline.
TEACH: The Forum provides direct access to dozens of officials and agencies that want your input on how their programs are working - or not working - in your community.
COLLABORATE: There is no substitute for personal interaction. The Forum is designed to maximize interaction between economic developers and Federal officials, ensuring lasting connections.
Mastering federal programs to benefit your community is no easy task. Attending the Federal Economic Development Forum is a vital component to any economic development strategy. Register today and take the first step toward making the federal government work for you.
The Forum by the Numbers
What Will We be Talking About at the Forum?
What won't we be talking about? The Forum program features over a dozen topics touching on a broad range of areas in federal economic development.
International Affairs & Local Economic Development
Disaster Planning & Recovery
Research & Innovation