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2014 Young Professionals Meet the Consultants
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10/27/2014 to 10/28/2014
When: 10/27/2014
1:00 PM
Where: W Hotel Midtown
188 14th St Ne
Atlanta, Georgia  30361
United States
Contact: Laura Guerin

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Registration is now open for the Fourth 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. This is a great time to hear from local Atlanta based site location consultants, as well as professional development speakers to help you in your professional journey. 



SEDC Members$150.00
Works for an SEDC Member$17500



Monday, October 27
1:30  -2:45 pm             Are We On The Same Page?  Understanding What Makes Good Communities Great
                                       Speaker: Jay Garner, Garner Economics 

2:45 - 3:00 pm             Break

3:00 - 4:00 pm             How to Land the Mega Deal
                                       Speaker: Brooks Mathis, Sr. Vice President Economic Development, Cobb (GA) Chamber
4:00 - 4:15 pm             Break

4:15 - 5:15 pm             Consultants Panel: Manufacturing Sectors                                       
                                       Panelists: James Blair, Navigator Consulting LLC
                                                      David Barber, Binswanger

6:00 - 7:00 pm             Opening Reception (local restaurant)

Tuesday, October 28
8:00 - 9:00 am              Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 am           Consultants Panel: Advanced Manufacturing
                                        Panelists: Carter Woods, Ernst & Young                                                         
                                                           Joan Herron, Herron Consulting                                                         

10:00 - 10:30 am         Break

10:30 - 11:30 am         New Normal in Retail Development 
                                        Speaker: Lacy Beasley, Retail Strategies LLC

11:30 am - 1:30 pm     Lunch on Your Own  

1:30- 2:30 pm               Challenges and Opportunities in the ED Profession
                                        Speaker: Will Hearn, CBRE

2:30 - 2:45 pm              Break

2:30 - 3:30 pm              Tips on How to Market Your Community
                                        Speaker: Ron Starner, Conway Data

3:30 - 4:00 pm              Break

4:00 - 5:00 pm              Consultants Panel: Distribution
         Panelists: Amy Gerber, Jones Lang LaSalle
                                                           Tom Simpson, Jones Lang LaSalle
                                                           James Phillpott, Cushmake & Wakefield

5:30 - 7:00 pm              Reception with Atlanta based site location consultants (At the hotel)



W Midtown Atlanta

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