PDI Fall Conference

PDI’s 2017 Fall Conference

September 27-29, 2017
Doubletree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Deadline to register - September 15, 2017


Theme:
  Rise to the Occasion – Thought Leadership in Economic Development

Recertification Information: This conference is recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts towards the recertification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcD)


SLEEPING ROOMS:

DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex
350 First Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

PDI’s room rates are $114/plus tax. Be sure to reserve your lodging prior to September 11, 2017, by calling 319-731-4444 (mention you are with PDI) or  Book your room online to receive PDI's group discount!


SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE: SponsorsImage2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Afternoon
Golf Outing and Trap Shoot
Educational Session: Site Development Case Studies
New Member/First Time Attendees Orientation

Evening
Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Morning
Brakfast/PDI Committee Meetings
General Session:Community Growth
Networking Break
General Session: Entrepreneurship & Technology Panel

Afternoon
Lunch and Annual Meeting
Concurrent Sessions: Board Recruitment, Engagement & Leadership; Organizational Excellence
Networking Break
Concurrent Sessions: Bringing Talent to Iowa; A C-Level Career Conversaton for ED Professionals
General Session: Governor Reynolds and Lt. Governor Gregg (invited)
PDI Board Meeting

Evening
Reception 

Friday, September 29, 2017

Morning
Breakfast
General Session: Reimaging Iowa, IEDA Director Debi Durham
General Session: Tax Reform/Tax Credit/TIF Discussion
Federal Policy Update
Networking Break
General Session: Leading Change
Adjourn


 For information, contact Lynn Harkin or Kristen Dearden
 PDI Headquarters 
(515) 243-4585
director@pdiowa.com / meetings@pdiowa.com