Fall Conference

NCEDA conferences provide an excellent opportunity for economic development professionals from across North Carolina to expand their knowledge, sharpen their skills and build connections so they can advance their careers and better serve the needs of their communities.

2018 Fall Conference / NC Site Selectors Summit

Dates: October 14-16
Location: Omni Grove Park Inn (290 Macon Avenue, Asheville)

PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
Registration will open in August, but the program outline and registration fees are listed below for planning purposes. The VIP registration option will include Sunday evening dinner, Monday morning consultant roundtables session, Monday evening dinner reception and Tuesday morning general session. The Standard registration option will include the Monday evening dinner reception and Tuesday morning general session only. All registrants will also have the opportunity to register separately for optional activities on Monday afternoon.

Program Outline:
Sunday, October 14
6-9 pm:  Welcome Dinner (open to VIP registration)

Monday, October 15
8 am – Noon:  Consultant Roundtables Session (open to VIP registration)
Noon – 5 pm:  Optional Activities (open to all registrants)
6 – 8 pm: Networking Dinner Reception (open to all registrants)
8 – 10 pm: Asheville Trolley Pub Crawl (open to all registrants)

Tuesday, October 16
8 am – Noon: General Session (open to all registrants)
Noon: Adjourn

NCEDA Member Rates:
• VIP (October 14-16) – $995
• Standard (October 15-16) – $395

Non-Member Rates:
• VIP (October 14-16) – $1,315
• Standard (October 15-16) – $715

Spouse / Guest Rate:
• Sunday Dinner – $200
• Monday Dinner – $200

LODGING OPTIONS
Two hotel blocks have been reserved for event attendees – one at the base hotel, the Omni Grove Park Inn and the other at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel to provide a lower rate option. Details are listed below.

Omni Grove Park Inn
Location: 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville
Rate: $279 per night (+$15 resort fee, parking and tax)
Deadline: Friday, September 14 (block may fill up prior to this date)
Click HERE to make your reservation, or call the hotel reservations line at 800.438.5800 and request the NCEDA 2018 Fall Conference Block. One night’s deposit at time of booking is required to confirm all reservations. The Grove Park Inn’s cancellation policy is 7 days prior to arrival date. Deposit will be forfeited if reservations are cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival. Room upgrade options are available for our group at discounted prices – if you are interested in a deluxe room, premium room or suite, let the reservation agent know your preference and they can share the pricing options.

Renaissance Asheville Hotel
Location: 31 Woodfin Street, Downtown Asheville (located just 1.9 miles from the Grove Park)
Rate: $164 per night (+ tax)
Deadline: Wednesday, September 19 (block may fill up prior to this date)
Click HERE to make your reservation, or call the hotel reservations line at 800.468.3571 and request the NCEDA 2018 Fall Conference Block.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Click HERE for a list of sponsorship opportunities. Contact Liz (888.246.2332 / liz@nceda.org) with any questions.

2017 Fall Conference

Date: October 17-18
Location: Renaissance Asheville Hotel (31 Woodfin Street, Asheville)

2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

2017 CONFERENCE REGISTRANT LIST

2017 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Sponsorship opportunities are available for each NCEDA conference and event.
Contact Liz Dobbins-Smith at 888.246.2332 or liz@nceda.org for more details.