2023 WEDA Spring Conference & Legislative Reception, Olympia, WA | March 29 - 30, 2023
IMPORTANT NOTE:As of 3/14/23, we have reached capacity limits for the WEDA Legislative Reception on March 29; all conference registrants up to 3/14/23 and a few more are included in the Reception. Conference registrants after 3/14/23 will be notified if they have been placed on a waiting list for the Reception and we will notify you as spots open up. We will also have an alternate reception at the hotel.
Please join fellow economic development, local government, port, business, tribal, workforce/education and community leaders from throughout Washington on March 29 - 30, 2023 to learn and engage with expert speakers, legislators and professionals on the current state of Washington economic development and gain new tools and insights for economic development in your community.
The conference will take place at Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake. If you would like to book a room at the Olympia Hotel, please use this linkto access our negotiated group rate, subject to room availability.If you have any issues booking your reservation online, or prefer to speak to someone at the hotel, please call (360) 252-0976 for assistance.
Our Legislative Reception will be held at the Governor's Mansion and will include Legislators from across Washington. Space will be limited to the first 100 or so registrants, so please register soon, and please advise us if you DO NOT plan to attend the reception so we can make your spot available to someone on the Waiting List.
WEDA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARDS:
During the conference, we will celebrate winners of the 2023 Washington Economic Development Association Economic Development Awards. Nominations accepted until 5:00 pm, March 3, 2023. Click here for the Awards Nominations Form.
CONFERENCE CANCELLATION POLICY:
If you are unable to attend the conference in person, you may donate your registration fee to WEDA, use your conference registration fee towards WEDA's 2023 Summer Conference or receive a full refund prior one week out from the event and a 50% refund within one week of the event. We also accept replacement names but we need to receive those as soon as possible, please and no later than noon on March 27th. For cancelations or replacements, please email email@example.com.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
WEDA’s 2023 Spring Conference is on IEDC’s list of Recognized Events for CEcD recertification.
Date & Time
Mar 29, 2023 12:00 PM - Mar 30, 2023 2:00 PM
Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake
2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW Olympia, Washington 98502
Washington Economic Development Association
WEDA is a statewide, non-profit association of economic development, local government, port, business, tribal, workforce/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.