Calendar of Upcoming Events

April 2019

Webinar: The Changing World of  Foreign Direct Investment
Date: Wednesay, April 24, 2019
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM (CST)
Presenter: Chris Knight, CCO and Co-Founder, WAVTEQ Limited, SVP fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Limited
Registration: $79/individual  $295/Group of 5 or more


May 2019

Webinar: Talent Attraction - What Gen Z and Millennials Look for in Jobs and Locations-How Can Communities Attract the Next Generation of Talent
Date: Wednesay, May 22, 2019
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM (CST)
Presenter: Development Counsellors International
Registration: $79/individual  $295/Group of 5 or more

Texas Upper East Regional Workshop
Date: May 15, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM-3:00 PM
Location: Lindale, Texas
Registration: $25/per person


June 2019

Basic Economic Development Course
Dates: June 11-14, 2019
Location: Hilton Hotel, Rockwall, TX
Registration Fee: $700
Room Block Rate: $189

Mid-Year Conference
Dates: June 12-14, 2019
Location: Hilton Hotel, Rockwall, TX
Registration Fee: $350 member/$425 non-member
Room Block Rate: $189

Webinar: Trends in Online Site Selection & GIS Technology - How Businesses and Site Selectors Use the Web to Screen and Select Communities
Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM (Central Time)
Presenter: Dr. Alissa Sklar, Vice President of Marketing, GIS Planning, Inc.
Registration: $79/individual  $295/Group of 5 or more


August 2019

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Dates: August 23, 2019
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Abilene, TX
Registration Fee: $175
Room Block Rate: $109


September 2019

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Dates: September 20, 2019
Location: DoubleTree Hotel, San Antonio, TX
Registration Fee: $175
Room Block Rate: $134

Webinar: An Economic Boost for Companies that Export and Attracting Foreign Direct Investment with U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Date: September 18, 2019
Time: 10:00-11:00 AM (Central Time)
Presenters: Karen Parker, Senior International Trade Specialist, US Commercial Service, US Department of Commerce
Ryan Wallace, International Investment Specialist, Select USA
Registration: $79/individual  $295/Group of 5 or more


October 2019

Annual Conference (Registration Opens in July)
Dates: October 9-11, 2019
Location: Westin Riverwalk Hotel, San Antonio, TX
Registration Fee: $500 member/$600 non-member
Room Block Rate: $219

Webinar: How Rural Areas, Small Towns and Suburban Communities Can Leverage Local
Assets, Attract Talent, and Develop Quality Places to Compete for Projects and Win

Date: October 23, 2019
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM (Central Time)
Presenter: John Karras, Vice President, Strategic Accounts, Atlas Integrated
Registration: $79/individual  $295/Group of 5 or more

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Dates: October 25, 2019
Location: DoubleTree Hotel, Houston, TX
Registration Fee: $175
Room Block Rate: $115


November 2019

Basic Economic Development Course (Registration Opens in July)
Dates: November 12-15, 2019
Location: Hilton Hotel, Waco, TX
Registration Fee: $700
Room Block Rate: $145

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Dates: November 22, 2019
Location: Hampton Inn, Mesquite, TX
Registration Fee: $175
Room Block Rate: $115


December 2019

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Dates: December 13, 2019
Location: Marriott Hotel, Austin, TX
Registration Fee: $175
Room Block Rate: $122


Past Recent Events

Winter Conference (Agenda)
Dates: February 21-23, 2018  |  Location: The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX

Webinar: The World is Changing and so is Economic Development
Date: March 21, 2018

Webinar: Driving Economic Development with TIRZ
Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Date: April 13, 2018  |  Location: Holiday Inn, Tyler, TX

Spring Basic Economic Development Course
Dates: April 17-20, 2018  |  Location: Omni Colonnade, San Antonio, TX

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Date: May 4, 2018  |  Location: Hilton Hotel, Waco, TX

Webinar: Manufacturing is Not Dead-The Rise of High-Skill, High-Wage Production Jobs
Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Mid-Year Conference (Agenda)
Dates: June 13-15, 2018  |  Location: Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Date: August 24, 2018  |  Location: Courtyard Marriott, Lubbock, TX

Webinar: Capitalizing on Economic Development Trends
Date: September 6, 2018

Basic Economic Development Course
Dates: September 18-21, 2018  |  Location: Sheraton, Arlington, TX

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Date: September 28, 2018  |  Location: Hyatt Place, Richardson, TX

Annual Conference (Agenda)
Dates: October 17-19, 2018 | Worthington Renaissance, Fort Worth, Texas

Webinar: Effectively Incorporating Social Media into an Overall Marketing Strategy  (recording available)
Date: October 31, 2018

Webinar: Innovation Rural Business Models and Rural Job Creation Strategies (recording available)
Date: November 7, 2018

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Date: November 9, 2018  | Location: DoubleTree Hobby, Houston, TX

Webinar: The Latest in Opportunity Zones
Date: December 4, 2019

Economic Development Sales Tax Workshop
Date: December 7, 2018 | Location: Courtyard Marriott, Austin, TX

Basic Economic Development Course
Dates: February 5-8, 2019  |  Location: Courtyard Marriott, Katy, TX

Webinar: Economic Development's Technology Triad  (recording available)
Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Legislative Conference (Agenda)
Dates: February 20-22, 2019  |  Location: Sheraton Hotel, Austin, TX

Webinar: How Attractive is Your Region to Prospective Companies  (recording available)
Date: March 20, 2019

Texas Women in Economic Development Conference (Agenda)
Dates: April 4-5, 2019  |  Location: Hilton, Waco, TX