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.

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

2024 SPRING CONFERENCE

Dates: March 5-6, 2024
Location: Pinehurst Resort (Carolina Hotel) – Pinehurst, NC
Registration Fees: $450 for members / $300 for emerging executives and retirees / $775 for non-members

Presenting Sponsor: ECS Southeast

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CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AGENDA

CLICK HERE TO VIEW REGISTRANT LIST (current as of 02.23.24)

 

 

LODGING INFORMATION

The deadline to access the discounted group rates for NCEDA’s hotel blocks has passed. You can contact the Pinehurst Resort at 855.274.2964 to be added to the wait list or you can check to see if the Homewood Suites has any availability.  Note that the conference begins on Tuesday afternoon with the optional networking activities and ends on Wednesday following lunch. The night of Tuesday, March 5 is the only night you will need, but you could also book the night of Monday, March 4 if you would like to arrive early.

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Tuesday, March 5
Optional Activities (Pinehurst Area • late morning / afternoon)
Emerging Executives / New Member Reception (Carolina Hotel • 5:30 – 6 pm)
Welcoming Reception (Carolina Hotel • 6 – 8 pm)

Wednesday, March 6
Breakfast (Carolina Hotel • 7:30 – 8:30 am)
Conference General Session and Luncheon (Carolina Hotel • 8:30 am – 2 pm)
Conference Adjourns at 2 pm

Previous Conferences

2023 SPRING CONFERENCE

Presenting Sponsor: ECS Southeast

Date: March 7-8
Location: Pinehurst Resort – Pinehurst, NC

VIEW THE AGENDA HERE

VIEW THE REGISTRANT LIST HERE

VIEW SPONSOR SLIDE SHOW HERE

VIEW CONTACT LISTS, PHOTOS AND PRESENTATIONS HERE (password protected – for conference registrants only)

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHT VIDEO

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

2022 SITE SELECTORS SUMMIT / SPRING CONFERENCE

 

Date: March 13-15
Location: Pinehurst Resort – Pinehurst, NC

 

VIEW THE AGENDA HERE

VIEW THE REGISTRANT LIST HERE

VIEW SPONSOR SLIDE SHOW HERE

VIEW CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHT VIDEO HERE

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

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

2020 Spring Conference

Due to COVID-19, NCEDA’s 2020 Spring Conference was cancelled.

2019 SPRING CONFERENCE

(formerly MidWinter Conference)
Dates: March 12-13, 2019
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).

VIEW CONFERENCE PROGRAM HERE

VIEW REGISTRANT LIST HERE

PRESENTATIONS


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

2018 MIDWINTER CONFERENCE

Dates: March 13-14, 2018
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
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.