Michigan Economic Developers Association - Your Partner in Growing Your Community

2020 Annual Meeting, "Make No Little Plans, Michigan"

meda finalMEDA's biggest education and networking event of the year is its Annual Meeting. This four-day conference includes educational sessions covering the most important economic development topics and issues of the time as well as several networking opportunities.

This conference will be held Sunday, October 18 - Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme, MI - just minutes away from Traverse City!

For Your Safety

MEDA is paying close attention to recommended safety guidelines to keep you safe from the spread of the coronavirus during this conference. Attendees will be informed prior, as well as when checking-in, to the conference as to what guidelines they will need to follow.

Agenda, Activities, and Speakers

Agenda - Typically available 10 weeks before the event.

Activities - Under Construction

Meet the Speakers - Under Construction

Location, Hotel Reservations, and Travel Plans

Location and Hotel Reservations - Preliminary information available; being updated to reflect new dates.

Make Your Travel Plans - Preliminary information available; being updated to reflect new dates.

Thank You Sponsors

Thank You 2020 Sponsors

Sponsor This Event

See our Sponsor MEDA page for the Annual Meeting sponsorship packages.

Thank You Committee

Annual Meeting Committee

Awards

MEDA is proud to accept nominations for awards that honor hard-working economic developers. Award nominations can be submitted at any time, but to be considered for the 2020 Annual Meeting, the form must be submitted to MEDA by TBD.

  • MEDA Medalist of the Year
  • Emerging Star Award
  • Mike Conboy Professional Development Award
  • Robert Sieghart Award for Enthusiasm for the Economic Development Profession

To learn about the qualifications, access the nomination forms, and view past winners, visit our Awards Page.

Cost

Early Registration (TBD): MEDA Members $315*/Non-Members $425**
*If you joined MEDA in the last year, you may still have a New Member Coupon that you can apply toward this event. Email Cassandra at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to check!
*If not a member of MEDA, you can get a $115 coupon if you join and pay for attendance before the conference. Email Cassandra at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested. You can learn more about membership on our Join MEDA page.

Regular Registration (TBD): MEDA Members $330/Non-Members $440

Optional Fee-Based Activities
Tours: $TBD/tour/person

Guest (spouse, children, etc.) Fees
Early Arrivals Reception: $35/person
Opening Reception: $50/person
Awards Reception: $50/person
Tours: $TBD/tour/person
***The Early Arrivals Reception, Opening Reception, and Awards Reception are included for registered attendees.

Certification Qualifications

This event qualifies for continuing education credits for Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from the National Development Council (NDC). Use the form on this page to claim your credit.

This event has been recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts toward the recertification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcD).

Registration

Typically available 10 weeks before the event.




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Contact Us

Michigan Economic
Developers Association
P.O. Box 15096
Lansing, MI 48901-5096
PH: 517-241-0011
meda@medaweb.org

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