Reconnecting on the Road to Recovery

  • Aug 3, 2021 2:30 PM - Aug 5, 2021 2:30 PM
  • Historic Davenport Hotel

    10 S Post Street, Spokane, WA

Ticket Price $100.00-$350.00 Buy Tickets

"Reconnecting on the Road to Recovery"

WEDA 2021 Summer Conference | August 3-5, 2021

Historic Davenport Hotel, Spokane WA 

You are invited to join (in person!) fellow economic development, local government, port, business, tribal, education and community leaders from throughout Washington August 3-5, 2021 to learn and engage with expert speakers and professionals on the current state of Washington’s economic recovery and gain new tools and insights for economic development in your community. 

The conference will also feature limited virtual programming for those who are not able to attend in person. We encourage everyone to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

For assistance with registration, to pay by check and for information on scholarships or other discounted tickets, please contact

Click here to see the conference agenda. 

Click here to read the WEDA 2021 Summer Conference Health Measures. 

Featured Speakers include: 


Conference registration fees do not include conference accommodations. The conference will take place within the Historic Davenport Hotel.  You can book rooms at the Historic Davenport Hotel or the Davenport Towers - which is across the street from the Historic Davenport Hotel - via Marriott: or call the Davenport Hotels directly at (509) 455-8888.  There are several great options on the Visit Spokane site:

REFUND POLICY: In the event that you are unable to attend the conference, WEDA will extend a full refund of your conference registration fees on cancellations made on or before July 30 and will issue a 50% refund thereafter.


Rohit Talwar is the editor and co-author of seven books on the emerging future. His latest book Aftershocks and Opportunities was published on July 27, 2021. The book draws on future thinkers and experts from around the world to explore the ways in which our world could evolve in the coming years and the opportunities and risks we face in navigating a path to the future.   

Rohit’s books are available to the WEDA community for a 50% discount using coupon code WEDA50 at checkout via 


Date & Time

Aug 3, 2021 2:30 PM - Aug 5, 2021 2:30 PM

Venue Details

Historic Davenport Hotel

10 S Post Street, Spokane, Washington, 99201, United States

Historic Davenport Hotel
Washington Economic Development Association

WEDA is a statewide, non-profit association of economic development, local government, port, business, tribal, education and community leaders committed to enhancing the state's climate for economic development.  

Our mission is to serve as the statewide professional association committed to the development of economic and employment opportunities in our state. This requires a strong presence in state legislative and regulatory arenas. WEDA is recognized among decision-makers in Olympia as a united voice for economic development. Legislators and the executive branch respect WEDA because it represents a broad cross-section of individuals throughout the state and has the ability to develop and utilize extensive coalitions on any issue central to economic development.

WEDA offers its members and others high quality training and networking opportunities at its meetings throughout the year.