2016 Best Practices Conference

  • 18 May 2016
  • 1:30 PM
  • 20 May 2016
  • 12:00 PM
  • Crowne Plaza Downtown - Columbus, OH
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  • New MID-AMERICA EDC Members (outside Ohio) - Join now and save $25 on your Individual MID-AMERICA EDC membership AND attend the Best Practices Conference at the member registration rate – an additional $100 savings! TOTAL SAVINGS of $125!!!
  • Because Ohio is the host state for the 2016 Annual Best Practices Conference, new MID-AMERICA EDC members from Ohio receive a special membership discount for 2016! Join MID-AMERICA EDC now AND register for the Best Practices Conference at this discounted rate!

Pre-registration is required. Deadline for registration is May 10, 2016.
2016 Best Practices Conference
May 18-20, 2015

Crowne Plaza Downtown - Columbus, Ohio

Online Registration is now closed!  Registration after May 10th will be on-site only (on-site registration will be open Wednesday, May 18th beginning at 11:30 a.m. and will be located in the Muirfield Ballroom Foyer at the Crowne Plaza).  Thank you!

Join the Mid-America Economic Development Council and the Ohio Workforce Coalition as these two organizations partner to provide insight from industry thought leaders about workforce challenges and opportunities that affect economic development across the Midwest and the nation.  Presenters at the 2016 Best Practices Conference will  address a number of relevant topics, including workforce development, talent acquisition and workforce retention.  We look forward to seeing you in Ohio’s capital city, the fastest growing in the Midwest.  Space is limited, so register today!

For the full schedule and information, click here.

Pre-registration is required. 
Deadline for registration is May 10, 2016.


If you are an established MID-AMERICA EDC annual sponsor receiving a complimentary registration as a sponsorship benefit, you may register online.  Please click on the Mid-America EDC Sponsor registration option and select next.  Then you will be asked to input a Registration code.  This code has been sent to your sponsorship contact via email.  Contact Karla Dunbar at karla@assnoffices.com with questions.  

If you are an OWC Member you may register online at the member rate.  Please click on the OWC Member Conference Registration option and select next.  Then you will be asked to input a Registration code.  This code has been sent to you via email.  Contact Kerrie Carte at klcarte@wsos.org with questions.   

With written cancellation notice, received by May 10, 2016, you will receive a full refund, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations after May 2 are nonrefundable.  Notices of cancellation must be emailed to the MID-AMERICA EDC office at karla@assnoffices.com.   Sorry, no-shows are not eligible for refunds.

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