Fall 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.

2018 Fall Conference /
North Carolina Site Selectors Summit

Dates: October 14-16
Location: Omni Grove Park Inn (290 Macon Avenue, Asheville)


Click HERE to register.

The VIP registration option will include Sunday evening dinner, Monday morning consultant roundtables session, Monday evening dinner reception and Tuesday morning general session. The Standard registration option will include the Monday evening dinner reception and Tuesday morning general session only. All registrants will also have the opportunity to register separately for optional activities on Monday afternoon and the Emerging Executives Luncheon on Tuesday.

NCEDA Member Rates:
• VIP (October 14-16) – $995
• Standard (October 15-16) – $395
• Emerging Executives (October 15-16) – $325

Non-Member Rates:
• Standard (October 15-16) – $715

Spouse / Guest Rate:
• Sunday Dinner – $200
• Monday Dinner – $200

The full agenda will be posted in September. A program outline is listed below for planning purposes.

Program Outline:
Sunday, October 14
6-9 pm:  Welcome Dinner (open to VIP registration)

Monday, October 15
8 am – Noon:  Consultant Roundtables Session (open to VIP registration)
Noon – 5 pm:  Optional Activities (separate registration fee; open to all registrants)
6 – 8 pm: Networking Dinner Reception (open to all registrants)
8 – 10 pm: Asheville Trolley Pub Crawl (open to all registrants)

Tuesday, October 16
8 am – Noon: General Session (open to all registrants)
Noon: Adjourn
12:30 – 2 pm: Emerging Executives Luncheon (separate registration fee)


Omni Grove Park Inn
Location: 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville
Our group block at the Grove Park is full. Contact Liz (888.246.2332 / liz@nceda.org) to be added to the wait list, and she will be in touch if anything becomes available. Even if you are added to the wait list, we strongly suggest that you make a reservation at the Renaissance to ensure you have a place to sleep!

Renaissance Asheville Hotel
Location: 31 Woodfin Street, Downtown Asheville (located just 1.9 miles from the Grove Park)
Rate: $199 per night (+ tax)
Click HERE to make your reservation, or call the hotel reservations line at 800.468.3571 and request the NCEDA 2018 Fall Conference Block.

Click HERE for a list of sponsorship opportunities. Contact Liz (888.246.2332 / liz@nceda.org) with any questions.

2017 Fall Conference

Date: October 17-18
Location: Renaissance Asheville Hotel (31 Woodfin Street, Asheville)




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.