Best Practices Conference
Online Registration is now Closed!
2019 Best Practices Conference
July 17-19, 2019
Registration after July 8th will be onsite only (on-site registration will open Wednesday, July 17th beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will be located in the Eastside Ballroom Foyer area of the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown.
To save time onsite please print and fill out the onsite registration form ahead of time and bring it with you.
The Conference will take place at the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown.
- Click Here to view the 2019 Best Practices Conference Schedule of Events/Program
- Click Here for the 2019 Best Practices Conference Attendee List
- Click Here for Dine/Beverage Around suggestions from our conference planning committee!
- Click Here to listen to a podcast with teasers for the 2019 Mid-America EDC Best Practices Conference!
We look forward to seeing you in Milwaukee!
2019 Best Practices Conference Speaker Biographies:
2019 Best Practices Conference Speaker Presentations:
Wednesday, July 17th
Tomorrow's Talent is Here Today - Rebekah Kowalski
Thursday, July 18th
Opportunity Zones: A Bottom Up Approach - Rebecca Mitich
How To Solve Your Manufacturing Talent Issues & Maintain Global Competitiveness - Buckley Brinkman & Kelly Armstrong
Technology Giant Foxconn Selects Wisconsin - How the Deal Came Together - Jela Trask, Sam Rikkers, Laura Million,
Opening The Toolbox - Lynda Templen, Kevin Flaherty, David Kircher
Best Practices in Talent Strategies - Janet Ady, Ashley Scray
Friday, July 19th
Electrification of The Transportation System - Is Your Community On Board
THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 BEST PRACTICES CONFERENCE SPONSORS
DAILY BREAK SPONSORS
Best Practices Conference Hotel/Travel Information
Marriott Milwaukee Downtown
323 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
This year’s Best Practices Conference location and host hotel is the Marriott Milwaukee Downtown.
You may reserve your hotel room at the Marriott for the Best Practices Conference online now through June 17, 2019 at https://book.passkey.com/e/49771816. The discounted rate is $154 per night. Reservations at the discounted rate are available for the nights of July 16, July 17, and July 18.
For directions, airport transportation, and parking information for the Marriott Milwaukee Downtown, visit https://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/mkedn-milwaukee-marriott-downtown/. Please note that valet parking for hotel rooms reserved in the Mid-America EDC Best Practices Conference block receive a discounted overnight valet rate of $15.
WEDA Academy: Impact Through Redevelopment
The Wisconsin Economic Development Association is offering an additional educational component at a discounted rate for Mid-America EDC members! This academy will be held at the Marriott Milwaukee Downtown, as well, for added convenience. Please note that this is an optional event held prior to the Best Practices Conference that you may register for separately at the link below.
Visit http://www.weda.org/events/impact-through-redevelopment/ for more information and to register for the academy (registration is separate from the Best Practices Conference). To receive the discounted registration rate ($10 savings), use the promo code maedcmke.