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EDCO 2020 Conference: Get Your Game On

  • 04 Feb 2020
  • (EST)
  • 06 Feb 2020
  • (EST)
  • Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre
  • 318

Registration

  • Elected Officials are entitled to receive Member pricing.

    Full conference registration includes one ticket to the President's Dinner.
  • Elected Officials are entitled to receive Member pricing.

    Single day tickets do not include a ticket to the President's Dinner.
  • Elected Officials are entitled to receive Member pricing.

    Single day registration does not include a ticket to the President's Dinner.
  • Exhibitors receive two complimentary booth staff passes as part of their sponsorship. This provides them access to sessions and lunches on the days of the Showcase. It does not include the President’s Dinner.

    If an exhibitor wishes to purchase additional booth staff passes, you can do so at the registration price of $350 + HST. Same access applies.
  • Exhibitors receive two complimentary booth staff passes as part of their sponsorship. This option is for exhibitors who wish to purchase additional booth staff passes.

    This provides them access to sessions and lunches on the days of the Showcase. It does not include the President’s Dinner.
  • Full conference registration includes one ticket to the President's Dinner.
  • Single day registration does not include a ticket to the President's Dinner.
  • Single day registration does not include a ticket to the President's Dinner.
  • One ticket is included in the full conference registration.
  • One President's Dinner ticket is included.
  • Full conference registration includes one President's Dinner ticket.
  • This registration is applicable for pre-approved delegates only and does not include any meals.

Cancellation:
Delegates cancelling prior to January 1, 2020 will receive a full refund less a $75 administration fee. Written notification by email or postmarked by January 1, 2020 will is required. Delegates cancelling after this date forfeit 100% of the registration fee, although substitutions can be made at any time. Refunds will be processed after the conference.

Contact Taylor Chamberlain at EDCO at grow@edco.on.ca or 519-377-4462 for registration inquiries.
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Introducing EDCO's 63rd Annual Conference and Showcase
Get Your Game On
at the Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre, February 4-6, 2020


With your full conference registration*, you can look forward to the following:


  • Opening Reception: Hockey Hall of Fame, Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street (Presented by Research Consultants International)


Day 1
  • Opening Keynote Presentation
  • Health Break and Coffee
  • Master Classes - Choice of:
  1. Cars Start your Engines! 
  2. Agri-Food 2.0: A Win-Win for Your Community 
  3. Evolving Community Improvement Plan Programs
  4. Don't Bonk Heads When You Bow - The Importance of Culture in FDI
  • Plenary: Bright Ideas Competition
  • Learning Labs - Choice of:
  1. A Game Plan for Emerging Professionals
  2. Digital Disruption in Commercial Real Estate
  3. Economic Planning and Growth
  4. A View from Lower 48: US Executives Perception of Canada's Business Climate
  • Plenary: Fatima and Amna Sultan, Canada's Youngest Entrepreneurs
  • Feast On Reception - Grand Ballroom Foyer; Trinity Ballroom

Day 2
  • Plenary Presentations:
  1. What's the Game Plan? Honourable Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Develop, Job Creation and Trade
  2. Tourism
  • Master Classes - Choice of:
  1. Superclusters: Transforming Canada's Innovation Economy
  2. Immigrant Entrepreneurs and the Future of Local Communities 
  • Learning Labs - Choice of:
  1. Update on Digital Mainstreet
  2. Social Media for Economic Development
  3. Moment of Youth
  4. Supporting Ontario's Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs 
  • Lunch - Grand Ballroom
  • Master Classes - Choice of:
  1. Future Skills and Ensuring Sound Market Practices
  2. ACTION! Managing Film/TV Productions in Your Community
  • Learning Labs - Choice of:
  1. Stepping-Up to the Plate: Engaging Youth in Community Economic Development
  2. Out of Left Field - Re-imagining How Communities Use Existing Space to Foster Entrepreneurship 
  3. Look at Your Town from the Water
  4. Be the Best Business Advisor You Can Be: 7 Things That Make an Impact and Retain Business
  • Health Break and Coffee
  • Ignite Sessions - Grand Ballroom
  • Closing Plenary - Site Selection for $500
  • President's Reception - Grand Ballroom
  • President's Dinner and EDCO Awards of Excellence Ceremony
    Check out the full conference program at http://edcoconference.com/program-details/
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