2018 Winter Conference

            

Date of Event:  February 21-23, 2018
Time of Event:  Wednesday 10 am - Friday 12 pm

Registration Rate TEDC Member:  $400
Registration Rate Non-Member:  $450

The TEDC's 2018 Winter Conference will be held at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio. The two and one-half day event will feature numerous general and breakout sessions on economic development topics and trends, Peer Group Roundtables and networking receptions. The conference will kick-off Wednesday and will conclude on Friday with the TEDC's board of director's meeting. 

TEDC will host a Workshop: What Every Economic Developer Should Know About Small Business Financing on the first day of our 2018 Winter Conference on February 21st, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


Westin Riverwalk
 420 W. Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224-6500

Overnight Accommodations:

The TEDC's discounted room block rate at the Westin is currently $189.00/night+tax. There are limited number of rooms available in the TEDC's room block. The room block rate will expire on January 23rd, 2018.

To book your reservation by phone: (888) 627-8396
To book your reservation online: Room Reservation Link                  


Workshop: What Every Economic Developer Should Know About Small Business Financing

This workshop will be held at the Westin Hotel on the first day of the Winter Conference from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Separate registration of $200.00 per person is required for this workshop.
 
The workshop will be led by the ever-popular Vin DiCara, who has led a number of workshops for the TEDC over the past several years. 
 
Attendees of this program will explore the ways in which public and private non-profit sector organizations can develop and structure effective small business financing programs to provide maximum benefit for businesses that require a financial investment. The pace of this course will be rigorous. Lunch will be provided, as well as manuals and case study materials.
 
This workshop is a must for folks interested in supporting small business development and entrepreneurship in their communities and regions.
 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Title Sponsor:  $5,000
  • Five (5) complimentary registrations to the event, Logo recognition on conference agenda, event signage and event registration page, Recognition as Networking Reception sponsor, Podium recognition

Breakfast Sponsor:  $3,500

  • Three (3) complimentary registrations to the event, Logo recognition on conference agenda, event signage and event registration page, Recognition as Breakfst sponsor, Podium recognition

Event Sponsor:  $2,500

  • Two (2) complimentary registrations to the event, Logo recognition on conference agenda, event signage and event registration page, Recognition as Networking Break sponsor, Podium recognition
Community Sponsor:  $1,500
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the event, Sponsor recognition on conference agenda, event signage and event registration page, Podium recognition

»Link to Sponsorship Menu
 


Winter Conference Sponsors

   

   Mike Barnes Group
   New Braunfels EDC
   Port San Antonio



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


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 February 15, 2018, and which payment has been received, will be refunded via check following the event. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after February 13, 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.