Spring 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.

2019 SPRING CONFERENCE

(formerly MidWinter Conference)
Dates: March 12-13
Location: Pinehurst Resort (80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst)

CONFERENCE DETAILS
Registration will open in mid-January. At that time, a registration link will be posted here. Sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact Liz (888.246.2332 / liz@nceda.org) for more information.

Member Registration Rate:  $495 (early bird rate of $395 available until February 29)
Member Emerging Executive Rate:  $350 (early bird rate of $250 available until February 29)
Non-Member Registration Rate:  $815 (early bird rate of $715 available until February 29)
Non-Member Emerging Executive Rate:  $450 (early bird rate of $350 available until February 29)
Spouse / Guest Rate (for the Tuesday evening dinner reception): $100

The Spring Conference (formerly MidWinter) will address human capital and workforce development. The agenda will be posted soon, but an outline is listed below for planning purposes. All events (except the sporting clays optional activity on Tuesday afternoon) will be held at the Pinehurst Resort.

Tuesday, March 12
Noon – 5 pm:  Optional Networking Activities (golf, sporting clays, croquet, etc.)
5 – 6 pm:  Emerging Executives / New Member Reception
6 – 8:30 pm:  Welcoming  Dinner Reception

Wednesday, March 13
7 – 8:30 am:  Breakfast
8:30 am – 2 pm: General Session (includes luncheon with keynote speaker)
2 pm: Conference Adjourns
2 – 4 pm: Optional Professional Development Workshop (separate registration required)

LODGING DETAILS
NCEDA has a discounted block of $189 at the Pinehurst Resort for the night of March 12. The 2019 Spring Conference will begin the evening of March 12 and adjourn the afternoon of March 13. Pinehurst will honor our discounted group rate for three days pre and post conference (based on availability) should you wish to extend your stay.

Click HERE to complete the Pinehurst group reservation form (note that the form still lists the conference as MidWinter). This completed form should be emailed to group.reservations@pinehurst.com or faxed to 910.235.8240. Reservations may also be made by calling the Pinehurst reservations line at 855.274.2964 and requesting the NCEDA group rate. The block deadline is February 11.

Previous Conferences

2018 MIDWINTER CONFERENCE

Dates: March 13-14
Location: Pinehurst Resort (80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst)
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

REGISTRANT LIST

SPONSORS

PRESENTATIONS:

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.