Spring 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.

2020 Spring Conference

Dates: March 24-25
Location: Pinehurst Resort (80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst)

REGISTER HERE

VIEW AGENDA HERE

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Click HERE to view the conference sponsorship opportunities, and contact Liz (888.246.2332 / liz@nceda.org) with any questions.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Conference registration fees include the luncheon on Wednesday.

  • Member Registration: $495 ($395 early bird rate valid through March 9)
  • Non-Member Registration: $815 ($715 early bird rate valid through March 9)
  • Emerging Executive Member Registration: $350 ($250 early bird rate valid through March 9)
  • Emerging Executive Non-Member Registration: $450 ($350 early bird rate valid through March 9)
  • Spouse Registration: $100 (Tuesday evening reception)


Extras

  • Exhibitor: $200 (Table top exhibits will be open during General Session on Wednesday morning)
  • Sporting Clays: $60 (Tuesday from 11:30 am – 4 pm, includes lunch – extra cost onsite for gun rental and ammo)
  • Golf Outing – Pinehurst #1: $100 (Tuesday tee times on Course #1 from 11:36 am – 12:48 pm)
  • Pinehurst Culinary Tour: $85 (Tuesday afternoon from 1 – 4:30 pm; includes stops at the Resort restaurants with a popular menu item at each, paired with a craft beer, ending with a stop at The Village Wine Shop for a wine tasting)
  • Croquet Tournament: $40 (Tuesday afternoon from 2 – 4 pm)
  • Closing Luncheon: $0 (Wednesday afternoon from 12:45 – 2 pm – no additional cost, but must RSVP to attend so that we have an accurate headcount for the meal)
  • Professional Development Workshop: $30 (Wednesday afternoon from 2-3 pm)

An outline is posted below for planning purposes:

Tuesday, March 24

  • Afternoon: Optional Activities
  • 6 – 8:30 pm:  Welcoming Reception


Wednesday, March 25

  • 7 – 8:30 am: Networking Breakfast
  • 8:30 am – 12:45 pm: General Session
  • 12:45 – 2 pm: Luncheon
  • 2 pm: Adjourn
  • 2 – 3 pm: Professional Development Workshop


LODGING DETAILS

Pinehurst Resort Block
The NCEDA block at Pinehurst is full, and the Resort is totally sold out for the night of March 24. Please refer to our overflow block details below. If you would like to be added to the Resort Wait List, email Liz (liz@nceda.org), and she will contact you if there are cancellations within our block and rooms become available.

Homewood Suites Block
An overflow block is reserved at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Olmstead Village (250 Central Park Drive – Pinehurst) for the night of March 24 at a discounted rate of $144/night. Call the hotel directly at 910.255.0300 and request the NCEDA block. The deadline is February 29.

Previous Conferences

2019 SPRING CONFERENCE

(formerly MidWinter Conference)
Dates: March 12-13, 2019
Location: Pinehurst Resort (80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst)
This event is recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts towards the re-certification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).

VIEW CONFERENCE PROGRAM HERE

VIEW REGISTRANT LIST HERE

PRESENTATIONS


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

2018 MIDWINTER CONFERENCE

This event was recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts towards the re-certification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).

AGENDA
REGISTRANT LIST
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.