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7/31/2016 » 8/2/2016
2016 Annual Conference

8/28/2016 » 8/30/2016
AED 2016 Annual Conference

Newest Members
 
 WELCOME TO THE SOUTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

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 1000 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 today for only $250!

 WHY JOIN SEDC?

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.



UPCOMING EVENTS
  Hannover Messe 2016
 The world's leading industrial technology trade show, Hannover Messe, will take place April  25-29, 2016 in Hannover, Germany. For the first time in history, the United States is the  official Partner Country. With 200,000 attendees from over 70 international markets. For  more information, please visit the  event website. 

  




2016 Annual Conference

It’s never too early to make your plans for the 2016 Annual Conference, July 31- Aug 2. The local conference committee is busy planning for a great conference in Kansas City, Missouri at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. 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 2015 
    Honorary Life Member: 
    - Peggy Jolley


  • 2016 SEDC Educational Foundation Scholarship Winners

    Matthew Poyner
    David Manley             
    Brian Sillitto               
    Lara Bowman             
    Meghan Duke             

    Congratulations All!








 

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2015 Young Professionals Meet the Consultants
Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual SEDC Young Professionals Meet the Consultants. Economic development professionals 35 and under are invited to join us for a day-and-a-half of education and networking events. For more information, please visit the event website. 
2015 Young Professionals Meet the Consultants
Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual SEDC Young Professionals Meet the Consultants. Economic development professionals 35 and under are invited to join us for a day-and-a-half of education and networking events. For more information, please visit the event website.