Annual Conference

NCEDA conferences provide an excellent opportunity for economic development professionals from across North Carolina to expand their knowledge, sharpen their skills and build connections so they can advance their careers and better serve the needs of their communities.

Click HERE to learn more about NCEDA sponsorship opportunities! Contact Liz Dobbins-Smith (888.246.2332 or liz@nceda.org) for more details.

2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Presenting Sponsor: ECS Southeast

Date: June 27-29
Location: Hotel Ballast – Wilmington, NC
Registration Fees: $495 for members / $350 for emerging executives and retirees / $815 for non-members

Save the date for our 2023 Annual Conference! Registration will open in April. The conference schedule is posted below for planning purposes. Contact Liz Dobbins-Smith (liz@nceda.org) with any questions.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Tuesday, June 27
Afternoon: Optional Activities
6 – 7:30 pm: Welcoming Reception

Wednesday, June 28
7:30 – 8:15 am: Breakfast
8:30 am – 12:30 pm: General Session
Afternoon: Optional Activities
5:30 – 6:30 pm: NCEDA Awards Ceremony
6:30 – 9:30 pm: Dinner Reception

Thursday, June 29
7:30 – 8:15 am: Breakfast
8:30 am – 12:30 pm: General Session
12:30 pm: Adjourn

Previous Conferences

2022 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Presenting Sponsor: ECS Southeast

Date: June 14-16
Location: Holiday Inn Resort – Wrightsville Beach, NC

VIEW THE AGENDA HERE

VIEW SPONSOR SLIDE SHOW HERE

VIEW CONTACT LISTS AND PRESENTATIONS HERE (for conference registrants only)

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

2021 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Presented by ECS Southeast

Dates: June 8-10
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Atlantic Beach

POST-CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

AGENDA

Contact Liz Dobbins-Smith (liz@nceda.org) with any questions.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!!!

2020 VIRTUAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Dates: August 26

VIEW CONFERENCE PROGRAM HERE

VIEW REGISTRANT LIST HERE

VIEW SPONSOR AND PHOTO SLIDE SHOW HERE

VIEW RECORDINGS AND PRESENTATIONS HERE (for conference registrants only)


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Dates: June 11-13
Location: Beaufort Hotel (2440 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort)
This event is recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts towards the re-certification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).

VIEW CONFERENCE PROGRAM HERE

VIEW REGISTRANT LIST HERE

VIEW SPONSOR AND PHOTO SLIDE SHOW HERE

VIEW PRESENTATIONS HERE (for conference registrants only)


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

 

2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Dates: June 12-14
Location: Holiday Inn Resort (1706 North Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach)
This event is recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts towards the re-certification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).

AGENDA

SPEAKER DIRECTORY

REGISTRANT LIST

SPONSOR AND PHOTO GALLERY

PRESENTATIONS:

Wednesday, June 13


Thursday, June 14

Sponsorship opportunities are available for each NCEDA conference and event.
Contact Liz Dobbins-Smith at 888.246.2332 or liz@nceda.org for more details.