British Columbia Economic Development Association - Event Information - British Columbia Economic Development Association

Event Name:
2019 Western Economic Development Course


Join economic development professionals from Western Canada at the premier program offering concentrated focus in the basic concepts, methods and strategies of local economic development. Whether you’re new to economic development or not, this course will provide you with fresh tools and ideas you will be able to implement in your community. Participants are eligible to earn credits towards EcD and/or CeCD Certification. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Economic Development Staff
  • Mayor/Chief & Council Members
  • Board Members
  • Department Heads
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Planners/Development Services
  • CAO
  • Interns
  • Students 
  • Federal/Provincial Government Employees
  • Those with an interest in economic development

Sessions Include:

  • Basics of Community and Economic Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Retention & Expansion
  • Small Business & Entrepreneurial Development
  • Managing Economic Development Organizations
  • Workforce Development
  • Ethics
  • Statistics

Event Date:
11/3/2019 - 11/6/2019

Event Time:

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
7551 Westminster Hwy
Richmond, Br V6X 1A3

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Contact Person:
Ashleigh Volcz
(phone: 6047957119)

Event Registration: