The Atlanta Regional Offices of the Economic Development Administration and Employment and Training Administration have joined to host the 2011 Southeast Regional Workforce and Economic Development Conference in conjunction with the Southern Economic Development Council's 2011 Annual Conference. This year’s theme is Pathways to Success- From Ideas, Innovations & Talent Development to Jobs, will feature topical presentations by subject matter experts andpolicy makers. 



Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa
Asheville, North Carolina

A special rate conference rate of $127.00 plus applicable taxes is being held for our conference attendees. You can contact the hotel directly to reserve your room (800) 438-5800 or you can reserve on their reservation web site. Please reference the code 1001144 to reserve your room with this rate. The cut off to receive this special conference rate is July 21. The rate can not be guareenteed after this date. 


This year's conference will kick off on Sunday, August 14 with optional activities and educational sessions. We will wrap up Wednesday evening, August 17, with an offsite event at the beautiful and historic Biltmore House.



Early Bird (Register by July 21): $425.00
Regular: $475.00
Onsite: $525.00


CLICK HERE TO PRINT PAPER REGISTRATION FORM please fax form to 404-523-0406

Interested in who else is attending the conference? Click here for the most updated attendee list.

• Payment must accompany registration form
• No partial or daily registrations will be accepted
• Conference Management reserves the right to limit or restrict registration
• Registration must be received no later than Wednesday, August 11, 2011. After this date, registrants must register and pay fees on-site.

Registration deadline is August 11, 2011. After this date please plan to register on site. In order to obtain a refund, all cancellations must be received in writing at the SEDC Office. Refund policy is as follows: Cancellation notices received by Wednesday, August 11, 2011- Amount refunded less an administrative fee of $50. Cancellation notices received after Wednesday, August 11, 2011- Amount refunded less an administrative fee of $150. Any registrant who does not submit cancellation correspondence by Sunday, August 14, 2011 is required to pay the balance in full. Registrants may substitute attendees without penalty upon notification. However, appropriate member/non-member rates will apply to substitute attendees. SEDC is not responsible for lost or misdirected mail.

The Southern Economic Development Council will be providing conference management services for the conference. If you are in need of any assistance, please feel free to contact Laura Guerin at (404) 523-3030, or via email at