Economic Development Sales Tax Workshops
Economic Development Sales Tax Workshops are designed specifically for EDC Board Members and local elected officials of Type A and Type B Corporations. The workshops include information about economic and community development and recent changes to the Economic Development Sales Tax Law. Workshop attendees will receive Open Meetings Act and Public Information Act certification as a part of this course. *Register under "Upcoming Events"
September 17-October 1, 2021
November 5, 2021
Courtyard Marriott/Downtown University
November 19, 2021
December 3, 2021
Basic Economic Development Courses
The Texas BEDC is offered two to three times per year. The BEDC will provide the participant with a comprehensive understanding of the keys of successful economic development. For those new to the profession, the BEDC is the first step toward professional certification. The BEDC is accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
*Register under "Upcoming Events"
Basic ED Course - Fall
Fort Worth, TX
October 26-29, 2021
The TEDC offers webinars periodically throughout the year. Webinars are a great way to receive knowledge without the burden of travel. Webinar topics cover a wide range of topics related economic development and are priced very affordably. The TEDC's webinar are recorded and can be viewed after the live broadcast. *Register under "Upcoming Events"
Driving Investment into Texas' Rural Opportunity Zones
September 7, 2021
How to use virtual tours to support businesses, attract investment and jumpstart tourism
September 22, 2021
Levering Federal COVID-19 Funds for Lasting Impact/American Recovery Act
September 29, 2021
Examples of past workshop topics include: Site Consultants Day, Small Business Financing, Labor Force Analysis, Tax Increment Financing, Business Retention & Expansion, Global Logistics, just to name a few.
Practicing Economic Development: A Workshop for Community Leaders
This half-day workshop is designed for community leaders and board members and can be customized for your specific needs. Carlton Schwab, President/CEO of the TEDC presents this workshop at your desired location. The workshop cover the principals of economic development, why economic development is important and the common traits of successful economic development organizations.
Please contact Carlton Schwab (email@example.com) to enquire about hosting a Practicing Economic Development for Community Leaders workshop in your community.