SDCEDC - South Dakota Chamber & Economic Development Council Conference

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Name: SDCEDC - South Dakota Chamber & Economic Development Council Conference
Date: April 27, 2017
Time: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

The Spring SDCEDC Conference will be held in conjunction with the annual GOED Conference in Sioux Falls.  An early morning schedule has been established that will allow attendees to depart Sioux Falls before noon.

The South Dakota Chamber and Economic Development Council is a membership organization for chamber and development professionals throughout the state.  For membership information, please contact Mary Anne Boyd at

Registration deadline is Thursday, April 20th.
The meeting will be held at the Best Western Ramkota, 3200 W. Maple Street in Sioux Falls.  The agenda includes

7 - 8:30 - AM Good Morning Sioux Falls Session

Featuring John Kirchner of the US Chamber of Commerce presenting "The First 100 Days of the Trump Presidency - A Business Perspective"

(Full breakfast included with registration)

8:30 AM - A Discussion of TIFs (Tax Increment Finance Districts)
A discussion of experiences in putting together a TIF and perspectives on whether to submit a TIF as "local", "economic development" or "industrial".  How this legislation affects our communities.  Time will be allowed for attendee questions.

This session features South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry President David Owen and Mitchell Development Corporation Executive Director Bryan Hisel.

9:30 AM - Workforce Development and Strategies for Your Community
A panel discussion and audience conversation about workforce development best practices and successes.  Featured panelists are

Kory Menken, Executive Director, Spearfish Economic Development

Ryan Harris, Workforce Coordinator, Rapid City Economic Development

Rita Nelson, Workforce Development Coordinator, Yankton Area Progressive Growth

10:30 AM - SDCEDC Business Meeting

11 AM - Adjourn
Contact Information:
Mary Anne Boyd VP Program Services South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry 1-877-817-8215
$35 for South Dakota Chamber and Economic Development Council (SDCEDC) members (NOTE: This is separate from South Dakota Chamber membership)
$50 for non-SDCEDC Members

Cancelations must be received 5 PM Friday, April 21st to receive a refund of registration fees.
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