The Indiana Economic Development Association defines economic development as the facilitation of investment that leads to long-term community prosperity.

Events

Upcoming events

    • Friday, August 03, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Vincennes University Jasper Campus, 961 College Avenue, Jasper, IN 47546
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    Access to talent is at the forefront of challenges business leaders across the world are working to address amidst a strong economy, tight labor market, aging workforce and environment where the future of work is changing more rapidly than ever before. Developing talent pipelines requires quicker, faster, more agile engagement between education and business so students develop awareness of and skills needed for job opportunities and so businesses have access to the workforce needed.

    This 90-minute, hands-on workshop, will feature on overview of trends and concepts from Blair Milo, Secretary of Career Connections and Talent, and an opportunity to develop tailored solutions with a member of the leadership team from the newly established state-based Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship. Business leaders and local and regional economic developers will be connected with tools and resources to address talent development, engagement and attraction. Additionally, the team will invite feedback on how to further develop and refine collaboration to meet talent challenges and opportunities.


    • Tuesday, August 07, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Indiana Government Center South, 302 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (Conference Room C)
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    Access to talent is at the forefront of challenges business leaders across the world are working to address amidst a strong economy, tight labor market, aging workforce and environment where the future of work is changing more rapidly than ever before. Developing talent pipelines requires quicker, faster, more agile engagement between education and business so students develop awareness of and skills needed for job opportunities and so businesses have access to the workforce needed.

    This 90-minute, hands-on workshop, will feature on overview of trends and concepts from Blair Milo, Secretary of Career Connections and Talent, and an opportunity to develop tailored solutions with a member of the leadership team from the newly established state-based Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship. Business leaders and local and regional economic developers will be connected with tools and resources to address talent development, engagement and attraction. Additionally, the team will invite feedback on how to further develop and refine collaboration to meet talent challenges and opportunities.


    • Friday, August 17, 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Northeast Indiana Regional Partnerships, 200 E Main Street, Suite 900, Fort Wayne, IN
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    Access to talent is at the forefront of challenges business leaders across the world are working to address amidst a strong economy, tight labor market, aging workforce and environment where the future of work is changing more rapidly than ever before. Developing talent pipelines requires quicker, faster, more agile engagement between education and business so students develop awareness of and skills needed for job opportunities and so businesses have access to the workforce needed.

    This 90-minute, hands-on workshop, will feature on overview of trends and concepts from Blair Milo, Secretary of Career Connections and Talent, and an opportunity to develop tailored solutions with a member of the leadership team from the newly established state-based Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship. Business leaders and local and regional economic developers will be connected with tools and resources to address talent development, engagement and attraction. Additionally, the team will invite feedback on how to further develop and refine collaboration to meet talent challenges and opportunities.


    • Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    • Friday, August 24, 2018
    • The Alexander Hotel, 333 S Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
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    The Alexander, 333 S Delaware St • Indianapolis, IN
    To reserve a room at the Alexander please click here.
    Room Rate: $179

    AGENDA

    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

    5:00 pm Opening Reception

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 23

    8:00 am Breakfast
    9:00 am  Opening Comments from IEDA
    9:15 am Technology Break
    9:20 am Session
    Food Processing Attraction -- How Both Rural Areas and Larger Regions Can Win Projects
    11:00 am  Networking Break
    11:30 am Session 
    Successful RFP Preparation -- Strengthen Your Response
    12:10 pm Lunch
    1:15 pm  Session
    Case Study -- What Makes a Deal Work
    1:55 pm Technology Break
    2:00 pm Session
    Indiana's Incentives -- What is the State's Value Proposition, How Can it Improve and What New Ideas Local EDOs Can Offer
    2:40 pm Networking Break
    3:00 pm Session
    The Indiana Industrial Marketplace Overview
     3:40 pm Technology Break
    3:45 pm TBD
    4:30 pm End of Day Q&A
    5:00 pm Reception
    7:00 pm  Sponsorship Dinner with Consultants
    (Exclusive dinner for event sponsors - invite only)

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

    8:00 am  Breakfast
    9:00 am Session
    Workforce Demand: How to Leverage Results with Incentive Offerings
    9:40 am  Networking Break
    10:10 am Session
    Corporate Panel
    11:10 am Closing Q & A with Consultants
    11:40 am  Closing Remarks
    11:55 am Adjourn


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    • Thursday, December 13, 2018
    • Friday, December 14, 2018
    • The Alexander Hotel, 333 S Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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