SDCEDC Conference 2/19/20

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February 04, 2020
February 4, 2020
SDCEDC Announces Upcoming Conference
The South Dakota Chamber and Economic Development Council (SDCEDC) will be holding their winter conference Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center in Pierre.
SDCEDC is a membership organization of chamber of commerce and economic development professionals from across South Dakota.  The group exists for the purpose of providing educational growth and professional development opportunities for its members, as well as serving as a forum for the analysis and advocacy of issues and programs affecting the business climate in South Dakota. 
The Conference begins with a 12 noon lunch and a business meeting, featuring a discussion of fundraising led by Nate Welch, SDCEDC Board President and President/CEO, Vermillion Chamber and Development Company.  The afternoon topics are:  MAIN STREET PANEL:  Community Grants and Best Practices - Featuring: Kevin Kuchenbecker, Historic Deadwood and Steve Watson, ISG Group;  HOUSING: What Developers Look for and Opportunity Zones - Featuring: Hult Homes of Casper, Wyoming; Alex Smith, US Department of Commerce and Mandy Sutton, CPA, Eide Bailly; WORKFORCE: Programs and Successes - Featuring:  Build Dakota Program and Successful Industry Partners; and WORLD CAFÉ: An opportunity for deeper discussion on the day’s topics in an informal setting
The event ends with a 5 PM Reception.  Event details and online registration are available at under Special Events.  Fee is $25 per person. 

SDCEDC is a membership organization but non-members are welcome to attend conferences.  For more information contact Mary Anne Boyd, VP Program Services, South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry at 605-260-8215.

Mary Anne Boyd, VP Program Services, 605-260-8215
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