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Monday, October 1st, 3:30 p.m. | Exhibit Hall

IEDC is proud to present a Silent Auction at the 2018 Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. The Silent Auction will be held in support of the Diane Lupke Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship Fund helps economic development professionals working in distressed communities continue their industry education.

IEDC needs your donations to help make the Silent Auction a success! Your contribution is a great and fun way to give a deserving person the opportunity to take IEDC’s professional development courses.

Items will be on display in Exhibit Hall beginning Sunday, September 30th, and bidding will conclude in conjunction with the Ice Cream Social at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, October 1st.

Why donate?

Donating items is a great way to showcase and market your community to the largest gathering of economic developers, while helping a worthy cause.

What to donate?

Vacation getaways, themed gift baskets, autographed sports items, tickets to events, hotel and inn stays, gift certificates, or other unique items that represent your community. We are unable to accept donations of services.

Where to send your donation?

Please make arrangements to drop off the donations on September 30th at the Annual Conference Exhibit Hall in Atlanta.

Who to contact?

For more information regarding the IEDC Silent Auction, please contact Peter Thomas at (202) 942-9469 or If you would like to make a donation, complete the Silent Auction donation form and fax, email, or mail it to IEDC to the attention of Peter Thomas.

Fax: (202) 223-4745
Mailing Address: 734 15th St. NW, Suite 900 Washington, DC 20005

We appreciate your generosity! Thank you for your contribution.

Please note: Only active members of IEDC may have the opportunity to market their community by donating an item

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