Annual Conference

The 2018 Annual Conference will be held in Cincinnati, OH March 19-21, 2018.

Conference dates & location
The 2018 Annual Conference will be held in Cincinnati, OH March 19-21, 2018 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.

Sponsorship Information
Sponsorship opportunities and additional information can be found by clicking here

General Registration Information
Registration for the 2018 Annual Conference will open on October 4, 2017 at 12:00 PM CST / 1:00 PM EST.

To be eligible to attend the conference you must be a practicing professional from a local, regional, state or national economic development organization in the U.S. or abroad. Each registration will be vetted for eligibility before attendance can be confirmed. Once eligibility is confirmed, you will receive an invoice or credit card link for payment. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received and eligible participants will notified one week after registration closes. Once capacity is reached, a waiting list will be created for the remaining eligible participants.

If you have secured a Sponsorship for the 2018 Annual Conference, you will not need to register on October 4. Registration information for Sponsorship Attendees will be distributed at a later date.

Conference Attire
Attire for all 2018 Annual Conference events is business casual unless otherwise noted.