2019 Annual Meeting, "We're Going UP!"
This conference will be held Tuesday, August 13 - Friday, August 16, 2019, at the Holiday Inn in Marquette, MI.
MEDA's biggest education and networking event of the year is its Annual Meeting. This three-day conference includes educational sessions covering the most important economic development topics and issues of the time as well as several networking opportunities.
Agenda, Activities, and Speakers
Agenda - Typically available mid-May.
Activities - Typically available mid-May.
Meet the Speakers - Typically available mid-May.
Location, Hotel Reservations, and Travel Plans
Thank You Sponsors
Sponsor This Event
See our Sponsor MEDA page for the Annual Meeting sponsorship packages.
NOTE: The Lunch Sponsor, New Member and Awards Reception, Opening Reception, and Conference Bag packages are no longer available.
Thank You Committee
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 2019 Annual Meeting, the form must be submitted to MEDA by TBD.
- MEDA Medalist of the Year
- Mike Conboy Professional Development Award
- Robert Seighart Award for Enthusiasm for the Economic Development Profession
To learn about the qualifications, access the nomination forms, and view past winners, click here.
Early Registration: MEDA Members $305/Non-Members $415
Regular Registration: MEDA Members $320/Non-Members $430
Optional Fee-Based Activities
Guest (spouse, children, etc.) Fees
Opening Reception: TBD/person
New Member and Awards Reception: TBD/person
***The Opening Reception and New Member and Awards Reception are included for registered attendees.
This program 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.
We will apply for recognition from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) so this event can qualify as a professional development event that counts toward recertification for Certified Economic Developers (CEcD).
Typically available mid-May.