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IEDC’s Leadership Summit is a unique gathering of senior-level and CEcD-certified economic developers. Experience peer networking and active discussions on the latest issues affecting economic development leaders. The 2019 Summit will illustrate ways organizations are bringing together polarized factions to form successful collaborations. Key themes to creating collaborative communities:
Building strong business climates
Creating partnerships in education and training
Moving transportation forward
Promoting synergy between businesses and government
Fostering regional collaboration for economic success
Please note: Attendance is limited to senior managers of economic development organizations and Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).
Fort Lauderdale's Mayor Welcomes IEDC
On behalf of the City of Fort Lauderdale, I am honored to welcome you to the International Economic Development Council's 2019 Leadership Summit.
We are thrilled to host the premier worldwide organization for economic development here in the "Venice of America". I hope you have a chance to enjoy the many entertainement, dining, shopping, and recreational options our City and the surrounding areas have to offer.
Broward County's Mayor Welcomes IEDC
On behalf of Broward County and Greater Fort Lauderdale, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the International Economic Development Council's 2019 Leadership Summit.
This year's theme, "Waves of Change," will provide economic development leaders tools they can use to succeed and thrive. In recent years, Broward County and Greater Fort Lauderdale have seen local governments, the public school district, universities, private businesses, non-profit organizations, workforce agencies, healthcare institutions, and more working together for the greater good of the community, which has led to tremendous progress for Broward.