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4/26/2015 » 4/28/2015
MEDA (MD) Annual Conference

5/7/2015 » 5/9/2015
SCEDA (SC) 50th Anniversary Conference

VEDA (VA) Summer Membership Meeting

6/3/2015 » 6/5/2015
TEDC (TX) Mid Year Conference

6/9/2015 » 6/11/2015
MEDC (MO) Annual Conference

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The Southern Economic Development Council supports its members throughout the American South by providing a network for economic developers, tools and resources to enhance your programs and access to timely information. Founded in 1946, SEDC was the founding organization for the Industrial Development Institute, now called the Economic Development Institute.

Tracing our roots to the fall of 1946, SEDC is the oldest and largest regional economic development organization in North America. By joining us, you'll have a network of more than 975 economic development professionals operating in 17 states - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Join our today for only $225!


One reason is to connect with the best! Whether that connection is access to the most knowledgeable network of professionals in the country, site location consultants, educational sessions or online resources- SEDC delivers. These reasons are further expanded through our tag line…CONNECT- DEVELOP- GROW.


2015 Meet the Consultants

The seventh annual SEDC Meet the Consultants is headed to Chicago, IL, March 31- April 1. For more information, please visit the event website.


2015 Annual Conference

It’s never too early to make your plans for the 2015 Annual Conference, July 26-28. The local conference committee is busy planning for a great conference in Savannah, Georgia at the Hyatt Regency Savannah Hotel located on the Savannah Riverfront. For more information, please visit the event website. 


Strategic Alliances

SEDC and AmCham
announce alliance partnership.

More information on
SEDC alliances can be found here.


SEDC Updates

  • Congrats to the 2014
    Honorary Life Members: 
    - Angela Collins
    - Vic Lafont
    - Mike Mullis
    - Jeff Pikpin
    - Robert Pittman
    - Wes Stucky


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