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Economic Development Council's 46th Annual Economic Forecast Conference , Seattle, WA

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The Economic Development Council's 46th Annual Economic Forecast Conference will take place March 8, 2018 at the Westin Seattle from 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Join the conversation—learn what lies ahead for the region with forecasts from nationally recognized experts and network with more than 800 corporate and public leaders from around the Northwest.

Register now! Early Bird discounts of 10% end January 15.

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The Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County’s annual Economic Forecast Conference is the largest forecast conference in the region. For 45 years it has helped business and community leaders translate economic trends into competitive intelligence to successfully plan for the future.

This year's theme, “Fueled by Creativity: Jobs. Innovation. Growth.,” will explore the emerging importance of the creative economy, both locally and globally. Experience sessions and speakers that examine how the creative economy is integral to all industries, and when effectively cultivated, is a powerful engine of growth and community vitality.

Event Details

Don’t miss your chance to join the conversation—learn what lies ahead for the region with forecasts from nationally recognized experts and network with more than 800 corporate and public leaders from around the Northwest. For 46 years, the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County’s annual Economic Forecast Conference, the largest forecast conference in the region, has helped business and community leaders translate economic trends into competitive intelligence to successfully plan for the future.

Learn more and register

Fueled by Creativity: Jobs. Innovation. Growth.
Creativity is being recognized as the fuel of the 21st century, constituting the key ingredient for job creation, innovation, and sustainable growth. “Fueled by Creativity: Jobs. Innovation. Growth.,” will explore the emerging importance locally and globally of the creative economy. The term ‘creative economy’ refers to the socio-economic potential of activities that trade with creativity, knowledge, and information—signaling a shift from an economy based on the production of goods to a knowledge-based economy driven by ideas and technology. Experience sessions and speakers that examine how the creative economy is integral to all industries, and when effectively cultivated, is a powerful engine of growth and community vitality.

Highlights: 
▪ Largest economic forecast event in the Northwest
▪ Attended by 800+ of the region’s business & community leaders
▪ Renowned keynote speakers, national experts & elected officials
▪ Conference Theme ‘Fueled by Creativity: Jobs. Innovation. Growth’
▪ Captivating panels & informative sessions
▪ Wide array of innovative showcase displays
▪ Keynote Luncheon
▪ Presentation of the EDC Economic Development Champion Awards

Reservations:
Tickets: $200 | Tables: $2,500 | Displays: $1,000
Sponsorships: $3,500 to $15,000
10% discount for EDC Members + 10% early bird discount prior to Jan. 15, 2018
10% discount for qualifying minority owned & start-up businesses
Scholarships available for nonprofits and students

Location: 

Westin Hotel, 1900 5th Ave, Seattle, WA

Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 1:30pm
Organizer Name: 
Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County
Organizer Email: 
mstayton@edc-seaking.org
Organizer Website: 
http://www.edc-seaking.org/schedule/events-calendar/46th-annual-economic-forecast-conference/2018-03-08