2018 Annual Conference

Worthington Renaissance
200 Main Street
                Fort Worth, Texas  

Dates of Event: October 17-19, 2018
Time of Event:  Wednesday, 12 pm - Friday, 12 pm


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


The TEDC will host our 2018 Annual Conference in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel. The two and one-half day event will feature numerous keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and peer-to-peer discussions on economic development topics and trends. There will also be several networking opportunities, two receptions, and an economic developer expert lounge. The conference will also feature an exhibit hall and a new member orientation. The conference will kick-off Wednesday afternoon and will conclude on Friday with the TEDC's board of director's meeting.

Awards Luncheon: On Thursday afternoon, the TEDC will recognize the recipients of the 2018 Community Economic Development Award.

Registration Rate TEDC Member:  $500                                                  
Registration Rate Non-Member:  $550

This event is recognized by the International Economic Development Council as a professional development event that counts towards the recertification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).”




2018 Annual Conference Sponsors

                                      Award Luncheon Sponsor                                       Event App Sponsor


Breakfast Sponsors


Reception Sponsors


Networking Break Sponsors


Community Sponsors

City of Arlington Economic Development Department
Brookshire Economic Development Corporation
City of Cleburne
Decatur Economic Development Corporation
Denton Economic Development Partnership
Denison Development Alliance
DeSoto Economic Development Corporation
Economic Incentive Services, LLC
Fairview Economic Development Corporation
Gainesville Economic Development Corporation
GIS Planning
Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation
Lindale Economic Development Corporation
Little Elm Economic Development Corporation
Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
Mansfield Economic Development Corporation
McKinney Community Development Corporation
Richardson Economic Development Partnership
Sherman Economic Development Corporation
The Colony Economic Development Corporation
Town of Sunnyvale
Tyler Economic Development Council
Weslaco Economic Development Corporation

Golf Tournament Sponsors


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 tedcinfo@texasedc.org. Cancellations received in writing on or before October 5, 2018, and which payment has been received, will be refunded via check following the event.  There will be no refunds for cancellations received after October 5, 2018. 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.