PEDA - Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

2022 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference

  • 04/04/2022
  • 04/06/2022
  • Hilton Harrisburg (One N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101)


2022 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference

Hilton Harrisburg • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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We hope you'll join us in Harrisburg this spring. In the meantime, please join the conversation on social media.

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PEDA is the primary statewide organization representing economic development professionals and, as such, provides opportunities to share best practices that enhance the professional dialogue and support local, regional, and state economic development initiatives.

Who should attend? Those in attendance are expected to include professionals representing economic and community development at the municipal, county, regional, and state levels as well as workforce development professionals, commercial and industrial developers, business incubator operators, project finance professionals, IDA directors, elected officials, and executives representing utilities and transportation, engineering, and construction.

Agenda & Registration

Download the 2022 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference Registration Brochure!

Download speaker bios and session overviews!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Download the 2022 PEDA Conferences Sponsorship Brochure!

Thank you to our sponsors!


AT&T Logo             PECO Logo

Pursuit Lending Logo


FirstEnergy Logo          Regional Development Funding Corporation logo

Quandel Construction Logo


Team PA Logo


FirstEnergy Logo       Team PA Logo


KIZ Resources LLC Logo            ARM Group LLC LogoMoody and Associates, Inc. Logo           Pursuit Lending Logo

ECS Logo          RDFC Logo

Sponsor submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis. Updated terms, conditions, deadlines and benefits (which may be revised at any time by PEDA) are available at and, by completing the sponsor registration process, the submitter understands and accepts them.

Visit for updates.

The Pennsylvania Economic Development Association (PEDA) is classified as a 501(c)(6) association by the Internal Revenue Service.

Hotel Accommodations

The conference will be held at the Hilton Harrisburg, located at One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. To reserve your overnight room at the discounted rate of $146/night, please visit our customized reservation page or call (717) 233-6000 and reference room block group code “PEDA22”. The deadline to reserve rooms at the PEDA rate is March 13, 2022. After this deadline or once capacity has been reached – whichever comes first – reservations will only be accepted upon availability at prevailing hotel rates.


Overnight guests of the Hilton Harrisburg may park in the connecting Walnut Street parking garage at a reduced rate. Special subsidized rates are listed below.

  • Overnight Guest Self-Parking: $10.00/evening - unlimited exits*
  • Banquet & Meeting Guests: $5.00 per exit*

Banquet & Meeting Guest Parking is valid up to ten (10) hours.

Parking tickets must be validated at the Front Desk to receive the discounted rates.

*Parking rates are subject to increases.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

Registration for, attendance at or participation in the 2022 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference constitutes an agreement by the registrant, attendee or participant to PEDA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant's, attendee's or participant's image in photographs.

Dietary / ADA Restrictions

If you have any ADA restrictions, dietary restrictions or allergies you would like PEDA or the conference venue to be aware of, please list them in the registration form or contact PEDA headquarters.

Early Bird Rate

Early bird registration rates will be honored only for registrations received and fully paid by the stated deadline. PEDA reserves the right to assess the standard registration rate for registrations received after the deadline or only partially completed by the deadline.

Young Professionals Sponsorships

FirstEnergy logo    Team Pennsylvania logo

Through the generosity of FirstEnergy and Team Pennsylvania, two full conference registrations will be made available for young professionals. Please complete this one-page application and submit it to no later than February 23, 2022.

Young Professionals Reception

Through the support of Team Pennsylvania, PEDA will host its first ever Young Professionals networking event on Tuesday, April 5th, at Level 2 in Harrisburg. It's free to attend this event, but advance registration is required (separate from your conference registration). Please join us to connect, to expand your networking field and to have a great time.

Register here for the Young Professionals Reception.

IEDC Recognition

This event is recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts towards the recertification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).

Cancellation / Refund / Substitution Policies

Requests for cancellations and refunds must be made in writing and received by the date and time listed in the registration brochure. No refunds will be granted after that point. All cancellations and refunds are subject to an administrative fee. No-shows will be billed in full. Substitutions are permitted, but rate adjustments (i.e., member vs. non-member, early-bird vs. standard, etc.) will apply.

COVID-19 Protocols

PEDA strongly encourages all conference participants to be fully vaccinated prior to attending the 2022 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference and continues to monitor guidance by the CDC and state health officials. Participants are asked to remain up-to-date regarding the latest CDC guidance during their visit to the conference venue and to visit the Hilton Harrisburg’s website to learn how it is working to ensure your comfort. Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you at the conference.

Information on this page is subject to change.

Agenda & Registration Information: Please note the agenda, registration information and other details included on this page, in the registration brochure or in any related materials or communications are subject to change at any time without notice.

Any applicable discounts would be made by PEDA staff.

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