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2021 Annual Conference

Oct
13
To
Oct
15
Location
200 Main St , Fort Worth, TX
Venue
The Worthington Renaissance Hotel
Registration Fee
Individual - Member: $500.00
Individual - Non-Member: $600.00
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Registration Opens:Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Registration Close: Friday, October 8th, 2021

Conference Dates: Oct 13th, 2021 - Oct 15th, 2021

Venue: The Worthington Renaissance Hotel

Location: 200 Main St , Fort Worth, TX

Hotel: The Worthington Renaissance

Registration Fees:

Individual - Member $500.00
Individual - Non-Member $600.00

Please join us for the TEDC’s 2021 Annual Conference, October 13-15 in downtown Fort Worth, Texas and help us celebrate the TEDC’s 60th Diamond Anniversary!

The three-day event will feature a great lineup of industry experts discussing important economic development topics. The conference will also include discussion panels of economic development professionals sharing their knowledge on experience. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn, network and engage with your peers in economic development.

The conference will also include a golf tournament, exhibit hall, two receptions, a networking lounge, the Community Economic Development Award Luncheon and a PAC Auction. To celebrate the TEDC’s 60th Anniversary there will be a special reception on Thursday, all attendees will receive a TEDC Anniversary lapel pin and a free gift for visiting all exhibitors.

For more information on sponsoring the conference or exhibiting at the conference, see more details below.

Please register early and book your overnight accommodations as soon as possible.

The three-day program will begin on Wednesday, October 13th and conclude midday on Friday, October 15th. An agenda will be published soon.

Schedule of Events:
Tuesday, October 12th

  • Golf Tournament, 12:00 PM lunch and practice, 1:00 PM shotgun start tee-off @ Waterchase Golf Club

Wednesday, October 13th

  • Future Leaders Training Seminar, 8:30-10:30 AM
  • Exhibit Setup, 8:00-10:00 AM
  • TEDC Executive Committee Meeting, 9:00-10:00 AM
  • Exhibits Open 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
  • New Member Orientation, 10:00-10:30 AM
  • TEDC Programs Spotlight, 10:30-11:00 AM
  • General Sessions, Breakout Sessions, PGR, Team Texas and Networking, 11:00 AM-5:30 PM
  • Exhibitor's Reception, 5:30-7:00 PM

Thursday, October 14th

  • Breakfast, 7:30-8:15 AM
  • Exhibits Open, 7:30 AM-5:00 PM
  • General Session, Breakout Sessions, PGR, Networking, 8:15-11:45 AM
  • CEDA Award Luncheon and Keynote, 12:00-1:45 PM
  • PAC Silent Auction, 1:30-5:30 PM
  • General Sessions, Breakout Sessions and Networking, 2:00-5:30 PM
  • Anniversary Reception, 5:30-7:00 PM

Friday, October 15th

  • Breakfast, 7:30-8:15 AM
  • General Session and Breakout Sessions, 8:15-10:30 AM
  • Annual Meeting and Board of Director's Meeting, 10:45-11:45 AM

Amount: $80/per player (includes green fees, cart, range balls, box lunch and 1 drink ticket).

Location:

Waterchase Golf Club
8951 Creek Run Road
Fort Worth, TX 76120

Date and Time:

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch and Practice time
1:00 PM Shotgun Start

The golf tournament will include games and prizes.

https://www.waterchasegc.com/

Hotel:
The Worthington Renaissance
Hotel Rate:
$209/night

The TEDC's discounted room block rate at the Worthington Renaissance is currently $209/night plus tax. There are limited number of rooms available in the TEDC's room block. The room block rate will expire on September 20th, 2021.

You can also call the Reservations line, 800-433-5677, and reference the TEDC Annual Conference to receive the discounted group rate of $209/night.

Five (5) complimentary registrations to the event, logo recognition on conference agenda, logo recognition on event signage, logo recognition on event registration page, recognition as the CEDA Luncheon sponsor, recognition from the podium and access to attendee list.

Four (4) complimentary registrations to the event, logo recognition on conference agenda, logo recognition on event signage, logo recognition on event registration page, recognition as the Exhibitor Reception sponsor, recognition from the podium, and access to attendee list.

Four (4) complimentary registrations to the event, logo recognition on conference agenda, logo recognition on event signage, logo recognition on event registration page, recognition as the Anniversary Reception sponsor, recognition from the podium, and access to attendee list.

Three (3) complimentary registrations to the event, logo recognition on conference agenda, logo recognition on event signage, logo recognition on event registration page, recognition as the Breakfast sponsor, recognition from the podium, and access to attendee list.

Three (3) complimentary registrations to the event, logo recognition on conference agenda, logo recognition on event signage, logo recognition on event registration page, recognition as the Breakfast sponsor, recognition from the podium, and access to attendee list.

Two (2) complimentary registrations to the event, logo recognition on conference agenda, logo recognition on event signage, logo recognition on event registration page, recognition as the Networking Lounge sponsor, recognition from the podium, and access to attendee list.

Two (2) complimentary registrations to the event, logo recognition on conference agenda, logo recognition on event signage, logo recognition on event registration page, recognition as the Networking Break sponsor, recognition from the podium, and access to attendee list.

Two (2) complimentary registrations to the event, logo recognition on conference agenda, logo recognition on event signage, logo recognition on event registration page, recognition as the Networking Break sponsor, recognition from the podium, and access to attendee list.

One (1) complimentary registration to the event, listing on conference agenda, listing on event signage, recognition on event registration page, recognition as a Community sponsor, recognition from the podium, and access to attendee list.

Thank You To Our Conference Sponsors

Exhibit Space is SOLD OUT! There are still sponsorship opportunities. Please contact Amy Swank for more details and information.

Alliance Architects
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Business Facilities
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Chmura
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Community Development Strategies
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EDsuite
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EDOIQ
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Expansion Solutions Magazine
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Flyer View
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GIS Planning
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GIS Webtech
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Government Capital Corporation
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Greater Texas Capital Corporation
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Hdl Companies
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Impact DataSource
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Insyteful
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Localintel
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Mundo & Associates
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MYCON General Contractors
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NaviRetail
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Neon Cloud Productions
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ProTrack Plus
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Railroad Commission of Texas
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Research FDI
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REsimplifi
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Retail Strategies
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Site Selection Magazine
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Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
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Terracon
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Texas Real Estate Business
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The Retail Coach
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Via Rail Engineering
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Viking Filmworks
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Registration & 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. Cancellations received in writing on or before (10 business days), and which payment has been received, will be refunded via check following the event. All refunds will be charged a $35.00 administration cancellation fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after (10 business days). A registrant who does not submit a written cancellation or attend the event, is considered a No-Show and is not eligible for a refund. A registrant who does not submit a written notice of cancellation or attend the event is still responsible for the registration fee.

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