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TEDC Winter Conference

3/13/2018 » 3/14/2018
2018 NCEDA MidWinter Conference

4/12/2018 » 4/13/2018
2018 VEDA Spring Conference

4/25/2018 » 4/27/2018
TEDC Spring Conference

5/2/2018 » 5/4/2018
2018 SCEDA Annual Conference

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 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 tagline…CONNECT- DEVELOP- GROW.



UPCOMING EVENTS
2018 Meet the Consultants - Dallas, TX
April 18 - 20, 2018

 

We will be holding this year's event at the incredible Westin Galleria Dallas! Registration is open and more information about the topics and speakers will be coming soon!

 

July 29 - 31, 2018 

 

Mobile... here we come! The SMG Mobile Convention Center will be the host of our educational sessions and the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel will be where our room block is housed. They are just a short, airconditioned, walk across from one another. Registration is open so register today!


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FDI Initiatives

Check out SEDC's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) initiatives through our website, www.AmericanSouth.net.

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 theevent 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 theevent website.