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CALED’s 33rd Annual Training Conference

2013/04/10 @ 8:00 am - 2013/04/11 @ 5:00 pm

CALED’s 33rd Annual Training Conference
Onward & Upward: Moving Local Economic Development Forward
April 10-11, 2013 • Long Beach, CA
(Special Meetings & Pre-Conference Sessions on April 9, 2013)

About This Year’s Conference
Onward & Upward:
Moving Local Economic Development Forward
April 10-11, 2013 • Long Beach, CA
Special Meetings & Pre-Conference Sessions on April 9, 2013

(Click to download the CALED mailer.)

About the Conference
Each year CALED presents California’s largest economic development conference designed to train attendees to implement effective practices to assist businesses and grow local economies. As communities are dealing with the loss of redevelopment, it is time for us to move onward and upward to identify ways of moving local economic development forward. This year’s conference is focused on how to fund economic development, best practice models, policy, and professional development. Additionally, we will have engaging networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities.

The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) is California’s premier economic development association. With over 750 members, it is one of the largest economic development associations in the country, which is why we refer to our membership as California’s Economic Development Network. Since 1980, when it was created, CALED has lead the way in teaching economic developers, local elected officials, and state representatives the value of economic development, and how it is used to create quality jobs, help businesses, and generate revenue to support community development programs.

Conference Chair
Carrie Rogers, Vice President of Business Assistance & Development
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (www.laedc.org)

Who Should Attend?
• Economic developers wanting to enhance their professional skills
• Elected officials committed to creating jobs and helping businesses in their communities
• Business owners who want to meet the professionals responsible for helping them thrive in CA
• Seasoned economic developers who want to learn new trends in economic development and who want to give back by helping up-and-coming professionals
• New economic developers who want to build a network of their peers, as well as meet seasoned professionals
• Utilities, banks, and other service providers who play a crucial role in the success of California’s businesses
• Port, airport, rail, and other transportation representatives who provide important services for economic development and business success
• State leaders, agencies, and representatives engaged in revenue generation, business assistance, and job creation help businesses create jobs
• Consultants interested in connecting with CA’s Economic Development Network

Conference Location
Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
111 East Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Discounted rate: $119/night for single or double

Discount Codes:
Single/Double Occupancy-LEDLEDA
Triple Occupancy-LEDLEDT
Quad Occupancy-LEDLEDQ

Registration Pricing
Early Bird Rate $495 thru February 15, 2013
Members $595 after February 15, 2013
Non-members $695 after February 15, 2013 (includes one-year membership in CALED)

Other Pricing
Celebrating Success Luncheon $50
(This is for guests not registered for the conference that wish to attend only this lunch)
New to Economic Development Mentoring Event $25
(This is an optional, separate event for registered attendees that wish to participate)

If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact CALED at 916-448-8252. Click here for details about sponsorship opportunities.

For more information, please visit the event website here.

To register, please click here.


2013/04/10 8:00 am
2013/04/11 5:00 pm


Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
111 East Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802 United States


Michelle Stephens
916.448.8252 x12