Recovering Jobs & Rebuilding Communities

2021 WEDA Winter Conference & Virtual Legislative Reception

Olympia, WA & Online | March 16 - 17, 2021

On March 16 and 17, 2021 please (virtually!) join fellow economic development, local government, port, business, tribal, education and community leaders from throughout Washington to learn and engage with expert speakers, legislators and professionals on the current state of Washington economic development and gain new tools and insights for economic development in your community.

Stay tuned for more information on this virtual gathering, which will focus on the critical work of “Recovering Jobs & Rebuilding Communities” across Washington State.

The conference will also feature the 2021 WEDA Economic Development Awards ceremony, celebrating Outstanding Achievements in Economic Development. Awards will be presented for Economic Development Project of the Year (Recruitment & Retention), Advocate of the Year, Emerging Professional and Innovation in Economic Development as well as new awards highlighting best practices in COVID-19 Economic Response & Recovery and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. The awards nomination form will be made available soon. 

Keep an Eye Out For Our 2021 Summer Conference

WEDA is partnering with IEDC and others on the 2021 IEDC Economic Future Forum which will be held in Spokane, WA on June 6-8, 2021.  WEDA will host an aligned, one-day conference in Spokane for WEDA members and guests. Stay tuned for details on the date, registration, in-person attendance and more. 

2021 IEDC Economic Future Forum
Spokane, WA | June 6-8, 2021

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