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.
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).
Basic ED Course - Fall
Fort Worth, Texas
October 27-30, 2020
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. Please contact the TEDC to purchase a recording of a past webinar.
An Economic Boost for Companies that Export and Attract Foreign Direct Investment
March 25, 2020
Build Fiscally Strong Communities - Money Talks: Understanding, Communicating and Closing Your City's Resource Gap
April 22, 2020
Exploring Lead Generation as a Multi-Level Process
May 22, 2020
P3s: Best Practices for Public Private Partnerships
June 17, 2020
A Day in the Life of a Retail Site Selector
July 22, 2020
Intro to Food Systems Finance
September 9, 2020
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to enquire about hosting a Practicing Economic Development for Community Leaders workshop in your community.