PEDA - Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • 08/02/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Allegheny Conference; 11 Stanwix St., Lower Level Training Room (located at bottom of escalator), Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    • 25


    This meeting is being hosted by the Allegheny Conference / Pittsburgh Regional Alliance.

    The purpose of regional member meetings is to maintain open lines of communication between PEDA leadership and its members throughout the state. We will be receiving and discussing your input on several important agenda items and your participation is essential. Based on previous trends in attendance, meetings will be held in strategic locations around the state.

    Each of this year’s live meetings will begin at 10:00 am, break for lunch (provided by our hosts) by noon, and conclude no later than 2:00 pm. Meeting attire is business casual. For the purpose of venue guarantees, the deadline to register for each event will be COB 7 days prior!

    Consent to Use of Photo / Video / Audio: Registration for, attendance at or participation in the event 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 and/or likeness and/or voice (as recorded on audio or video) without compensation.

    • 08/20/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Clearly Ahead Development; 139 W Market St Suite 200, Clearfield, PA 16830
    • 19


    This meeting is being hosted by Clearly Ahead Development.

    The purpose of regional member meetings is to maintain open lines of communication between PEDA leadership and its members throughout the state. We will be receiving and discussing your input on several important agenda items and your participation is essential. Based on previous trends in attendance, meetings will be held in strategic locations around the state.

    Each of this year’s live meetings will begin at 10:00 am, break for lunch (provided by our hosts) by noon, and conclude no later than 2:00 pm. Meeting attire is business casual. For the purpose of venue guarantees, the deadline to register for each event will be COB 7 days prior!

    Consent to Use of Photo / Video / Audio: Registration for, attendance at or participation in the event 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 and/or likeness and/or voice (as recorded on audio or video) without compensation.

    • 08/22/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • CREDC; 3211 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17110
    • 23


    This meeting is being hosted by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC.

    The purpose of regional member meetings is to maintain open lines of communication between PEDA leadership and its members throughout the state. We will be receiving and discussing your input on several important agenda items and your participation is essential. Based on previous trends in attendance, meetings will be held in strategic locations around the state.

    Each of this year’s live meetings will begin at 10:00 am, break for lunch (provided by our hosts) by noon, and conclude no later than 2:00 pm. Meeting attire is business casual. For the purpose of venue guarantees, the deadline to register for each event will be COB 7 days prior!

    Consent to Use of Photo / Video / Audio: Registration for, attendance at or participation in the event 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 and/or likeness and/or voice (as recorded on audio or video) without compensation.

    • 08/29/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting


    This meeting is being held virtually (via Zoom) for all PEDA members unable to make one of this year’s live meetings.

    The purpose of regional member meetings is to maintain open lines of communication between PEDA leadership and its members throughout the state. We will be receiving and discussing your input on several important agenda items and your participation is essential.

    Zoom credentials will be provided to you following your completion of the registration process.

    Consent to Use of Photo / Video / Audio: Registration for, attendance at or participation in the event 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 and/or likeness and/or voice (as recorded on audio or video) without compensation.

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

    2024 PEDA Fall Conference

    SPONSOR REGISTRATION

    Bayfront Landing • Erie, Pennsylvania

    @PEDAtweets       #PEDAfall24

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

    @PEDAtweets     #PEDAfall24

    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.

    GOLD

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

    Logo: Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County


    SILVER

                Logo: KIZ Resources, LLC                   Logo: Bridgeway Capital   

    Logo: EE Austin & Son Contractors & Construction Managers


    BRONZE

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

    Logo: Porter Consulting Engineers, PC


    ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BY

      Logo: Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development          Logo: Pennsylvania - Pursue Your Happiness

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

    visitPA.com is the official tourism website of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


    EXHIBITORS

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

                        Logo: Bostwick Design Parntership

    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 www.peda.org and, by completing the sponsor registration process, the submitter understands and accepts them.

    Visit www.peda.org/sponsorships for updates.

    Note: Once capacity has been reached for exhibitors’ table-top displays at this event, no further exhibitor commitments can be accepted. If a commitment/payment for an exhibit table is received after capacity has been reached, it will be returned or refunded as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

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

    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.

    Parking

    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.

    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.

    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.

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

    2024 PEDA Fall Conference

    Bayfront Landing • Erie, Pennsylvania

    @PEDAtweets       #PEDAfall24

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

    @PEDAtweets       #PEDAfall24

    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.

    GOLD

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

    Logo: Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County


    SILVER

                Logo: KIZ Resources, LLC                   Logo: Bridgeway Capital   

    Logo: EE Austin & Son Contractors & Construction Managers


    BRONZE

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

    Logo: Porter Consulting Engineers, PC


    ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BY

      Logo: Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development          Logo: Pennsylvania - Pursue Your Happiness

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

    visitPA.com is the official tourism website of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


    EXHIBITORS

            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.

    Parking

    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 info@peda.org) 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.

Past events

04/15/2024 Pre-Conference Session: Fundamentals of Collateral
04/15/2024 Sponsor Registration - 2024 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference
04/15/2024 2024 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference
12/06/2023 2023-24 Basic Economic Development Course in Pennsylvania
10/16/2023 Pre-Conference Session: Demystifying RACP – A Deeper Dive
10/16/2023 Sponsor Registration - 2023 PEDA Fall Conference
10/16/2023 2023 PEDA Fall Conference
10/11/2023 2023 Pennsylvania Allies Program
08/31/2023 2023 PEDA Regional Member Meeting – Virtual
08/29/2023 2023 PEDA Regional Member Meeting – Altoona
08/24/2023 2023 PEDA Regional Member Meeting – Lancaster
08/07/2023 2023 PEDA Regional Member Meeting – Pittsburgh
08/03/2023 SSBCI - Best Practices Session
06/01/2023 2023-24 PEDA PDU Submission Form (Individual Certification)
04/17/2023 2023 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference
04/17/2023 Sponsor Registration - 2023 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference
10/24/2022 Pre-Conference Session: Exploring the Role of Bond Finance in Your Organization’s Sustainability Plan
10/24/2022 2022 PEDA Fall Conference
07/28/2022 PEDA Member Forum: SSBCI Program Guidelines and Application Process
06/30/2022 2022-23 PEDA PDU Submission Form (Individual Certification)
04/05/2022 2022 Young Professionals Reception
04/04/2022 2022 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference
04/04/2022 Sponsor Registration - 2022 PEDA Spring Legislative Conference
10/06/2021 Pre-Conference Session - Navigating Business Structures & Tax Returns: A Roadmap for Economic Development Lenders
10/06/2021 2021 PEDA Fall Conference
08/25/2021 2021 PEDA Regional Member Meeting – Exton
08/24/2021 2021 PEDA Regional Member Meeting – Clearfield
08/09/2021 2021 PEDA Regional Member Meeting – Pittsburgh
06/30/2021 2021-22 PEDA PDU Submission Form (Individual Certification)
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