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Digging Deeper Membership Survey

In September you ranked the Annual Conference and Advocacy among the top reasons for being an FEDC member. In order to make these experiences impactful to your organization and your career, we need more input.

Please take this brief 2020 Digging Deeper Survey.

The Annual Florida Economic Development Conference 

Improving Communities and Elevating Global Competitiveness


#FEDC2020 is about you and your impact as Economic, Workforce and Community Developers!

The agenda will reflect your top-ranked areas of interest according to the September 2019 Membership Survey: 

  • Learning and Sharing Best Practices
  • Metrics and Measures
  • Competitiveness
  • And so much more! 

Registration and Hotel

Welcome to the 2020 Florida Economic Development Conference! Registration is open for May 11th – 13th at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront. You don’t want to miss this year!

Early Bird registration is booming and will continue through January 31st. Act now and save.


#FEDC2020 is pleased to announce a trio of speakers who will tell us how sharing of best practices within the region strengthens “coopetition” and elevates Florida’s global competitiveness. 

Kelly Smallridge 
President & CEO 
BDB of Palm Beach County
Bob Swindell,
President & CEO
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
Mike Finney 
President & CEO 
Miami-Dade Beacon Council


Each year the conference has a vibrant Exhibitors Area where many of the breaks and networking events take place. For $1750 your company or organization can register two attendees and have an exhibit table.

Please take advantage of this opportunity by contacting Jill Blackman at or 850-228-6211.


Nominations are open now for the following awards:

You will want to start now to make sure your application is completed and submitted before March 31st.

Silent Auction

Now is the time to comb your communities for unique Art, Sports Memorabilia, Jewelry, Hotel Stays, Event Tickets, Technology, Trips, and Themed Collections. Showcase your region of Florida. Collect and ship items to FEDC at 3551 Blairstone Road, Suite 105-138, Tallahassee, FL 32301. 


#FEDC2020 is presented by Enterprise Florida. Please visit to see the full list of supporters for this one of a kind professional development accredited by IEDC.

Event Calendar

Check out other important upcoming events on our events calendar.
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