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2023 PEDA Fall Conference
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading • Reading, Pennsylvania
Photo Credit: DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
We hope you'll join us in Reading next fall. In the meantime, please join the conversation on social media.
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
Please check back soon for details.
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Thank you to our sponsors!
The conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading, located at 701 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19601. To reserve your overnight room at the discounted rate of $149/night, please visit our customized reservation page or call (610) 375-8000 and reference room block group code "PED". The deadline to reserve rooms at the PEDA rate is October 1, 2023. After this deadline or once capacity has been reached – whichever comes first – reservations will only be accepted upon availability at prevailing hotel rates.
Consent to Use of Photo/Video/Audio
Registration for, attendance at or participation in the conference constitute 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 and/or likeness and/or voice (as recorded on audio or video) without compensation.
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 established deadline. PEDA reserves the right to assess the standard registration rate for registrations received after the deadline or only partially completed by the deadline.
PEDA intends to seek recognition by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), asking that this event qualify as a professional development event that counts towards the recertification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs). Check back soon for details.
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.
Agenda & Registration Information
Please note the agenda, registration information and other details included on this website, in the registration brochure or in any related materials or communications are subject to change at any time without notice.
PEDA strongly encourages all conference participants to be fully vaccinated prior to attending the 2023 PEDA Fall 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(s) and to visit the venue's(s') website(s) to learn how they are 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.
The dress code for this event is business casual.
Once capacity has been reached for this conference, no further registrations can be accepted. If a registration/payment is received after capacity has been reached, it will be returned or refunded as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
Should registration figures exceed room capacity limitations during a portion of a conference – for any reason – PEDA reserves the right to provide a partial refund to some registrants (beginning with the last registration and working backward) in exchange for them forgoing participation in that portion of the event.