2017 Abilene Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop



Online registration is now closed. Please contact kelly@texasedc.org.


Date of Event: Friday, August 25, 2017

Time of Event: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: Friday, August 18, 2017

Registration Rate: $175

The Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop are designed specifically for EDC Board Members and local elected officials and include information about economic and community development in general, and changes to the Economic Development Sales Tax Law. The workshops will include a discussion of changes to the Economic Development Sales Tax law that occurred during the 85th session of the Texas Legislature. Workshop attendees will receive Open Meetings Act and Public Information Act certification as a part of this course. Attendees of the Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop will be provided training materials, a light breakfast, and lunch.  

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel

4449 Ridgemont Dr. 
Abilene, TX 79606
(325) 690-6432

Overnight Accommodations:

The TEDC's discounted room block rate at the Hilton Garden Inn is currently $119.00/night+tax. There are limited number of rooms available in the TEDC's room block. The room block rate will expire on August 3rd, 2017.

To book your reservation by phone: (800) 445-8667

To book your reservation online: Room Reservation Link                  

Registration and Payment Policy:  All registrations are to be made online.  Registrations will not be accepted by mail, email, telephone or fax.  Payments in advance are encouraged, unless specified to be paid prior to the event.  Invoices are required to be paid within 30 days following the event.  Payments may be made in the form of check or online via credit card.  Purchase orders will not be accepted as a form of payment.

Cancellation, Refund and No-Show Policy:  All cancellations must be received in writing via email to TEDC staff at crystal@texasedc.org.  Cancellations received in writing on or before August 17, 2017, and which payment has been received, will be refunded via check following the event.  There will be no refunds for cancellations received after August 17, 2017.  A registered attendee who does not submit a written cancellation or attend the event, is considered a No-Show and is not eligible for a refund.  A registered attendee who does not submit a written notice of cancellation or attend the event is still responsible for the registration fee.