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"
April 8, 2022
May 13, 2022
Hilton Garden Inn
June 10, 2022
September 16, 2022
Sheraton Houston Brookhollow
October 7, 2022
Sheraton at the Capitol
November 18, 2022
December 2-16, 2022
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"
Austin Marriott North
Round Rock, TX
February 22-25, 2022
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Corpus Christi, TX
June 21-24, 2022
Hilton Richardson Dallas
November 1-4, 2022
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"
How to Attract Big Talent to Small Cities by Promoting Quality of Life
January 26, 2022
10:30 AM-12:00 PM CST
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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.