PEDA - Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

Save the Dates - 2024 PEDA Fall Conference

  • 10/09/2024
  • 10/11/2024
  • Bayfront Landing (1 Sassafras Pier, Erie, PA 16507)

2024 PEDA Fall Conference

Bayfront Landing • Erie, Pennsylvania

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We hope you'll join us in Erie this fall. 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

Please check back soon for details.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Download the sponsorship brochure.


Logo: McDonald Illig Attorneys


Logo: PECO, an Exelon Company                    Logo: Erie County Redevelopment Authority       

Logo: Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County


            Logo: KIZ Resources, LLC                   Logo: Bridgeway Capital   

Logo: EE Austin & Son Contractors & Construction Managers


          Logo: VisitErie                          Logo: Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA

 Logo: Porter Consulting Engineers, PC                           Logo: GoodHomes


Logo: Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development    Logo: Pennsylvania. The Great American Getaway

This Project was financed in part by a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, DCED. is the official tourism website of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


        Logo: KIZ Resources, LLC                Logo: Moody and Associates, Inc.

                    Logo: Bostwick Design Parntership

Conference Venues / Hotel Accommodations

Once available, details will be provided regarding conference venues and directions for reserving your overnight room, the cut-off date, etc. Please note that, after the established deadline or once capacity has been reached – whichever comes first – reservations will only be accepted upon availability at prevailing hotel rates.


Please check back soon for details.

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 Restrictions / ADA Restrictions / Food Allergies

If you have any ADA restrictions, dietary restrictions or food allergies you would like PEDA or the conference venue to be aware of, please list them on the registration form (or during the online registration process) 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.

IEDC Recognition

PEDA plans to seek event recognition by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), in hopes of this conference qualifying as a professional development event that counts towards the recertification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs).

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.

Cancellation / Refund / Substitution Policies

Requests for cancellations and refunds must be made in writing (to 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.

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.

Please do not leave items unattended in function rooms, as neither PEDA nor the hotel can ensure their security and neither will be held liable for missing or damaged items.

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