The NCEDA MidWinter Conference

The North Carolina Economic Development Association’s (NCEDA) MidWinter Conference provides an excellent opportunity for economic development professionals from throughout 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.


Dates: March 13-14
Location: Pinehurst Resort (80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst)

Registration Details

$425 for NCEDA Members  (early bird rate of $325 through 2/27)
$725 for Non-Members (early bird rate of $625 through 2/27)
$200 for Emerging Executive NCEDA Members
$300 for Emerging Executive Non-Members

Click HERE to register.

Program Outline

Tuesday, March 13
1 – 4 pm:  Afternoon Networking Activities (additional cost / separate registration)
6 – 9 pm:  Evening Welcoming Reception

Wednesday, March 14
7:30 – 8:30 am:  Networking Breakfast
8:30 am – 12:30 pm:  General Session
12:30 – 3:30 pm: Professional Development Seminar (additional cost / separate registration)

Sponsorship Opportunities

Click HERE for a listing of conference sponsorship levels and benefits.

Lodging Details

Our block at Pinehurst is full, and the resort has also completely sold our during our conference dates. We have booked an overflow block at the Homewood Suites Pinehurst (250 Central Park Avenue, located just 1.2 miles from the resort). Our group rate at the Homewood Suites is $129 plus tax per night. To reserve a room, contact the hotel at 910.255.0300 and request the NCEDA block. The deadline to receive our discounted rate is March 1. Contact Liz Dobbins-Smith ( with any questions.

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