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2017 SEDC Young Professionals Meet the Consultants
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11/1/2017 to 11/2/2017
When: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Where: Chicago, IL
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2017 SEDC Young Professionals

Meet the Consultants

November 1st & 2nd, 2017


Chicago, Illinois

November 1-2, 2017




We are excited to announce that the 2017 Young Professionals Meet the Consultants is headed back to Chicago, Illinois! This event will be held November 1-2, 2017 at the luxurious Palmer House Hilton Hotel.

Don't let the name fool you, all SEDC members and their staff are invited to attend. Those who are new to the professionand those working for an SEDC member, age 35 and under, are highly encouragedto attend. This is the premier professional development and networking event for new and up and coming economic developers.

Theday-and-a-half eventwill feature six or more (subject to change) panels of Chicago-based site location consultants, as well as, an evening networking reception with the speakers and other Chicago site location consultants.

Topics at this year's event include (subject to change) Incentives, Foreign Direct Investment, Trends in the Food Industry, Trends in the Automotive Industry, Marketing Your Community, Completing RFI's, and more...

This year's reception will be held at the incredible Potter's Bar and Grill where you will have ample time to network with fellow YPs, site location consultants, and professionals from across the association.

Reserve your spot now by clicking the "Register Now" button above. You and your staff will not want to miss this year in Chicago!



A message from the Young Professionals Planning Committee

"We hope that all of you will plan to join us in Chicago for our annual YP Meet the Consultants event. We are still finalizing the lineup, but this year’s event will feature representatives from well-known consulting firms that will share their thoughts on current trends and issues facing the economic development community. We have no doubt that you will benefit from the information shared by the speakers and will be able to take this information back to your organization to aid in your economic development efforts.

In addition to the consultant interaction and presentations, this event provides an opportunity to network with your peers from organizations all across the SEDC territory. You will have the chance to meet or reconnect withother Young Professionals involved in our field of work. These relationships can be a tremendous asset to all of us as our careers advance. We sincerely hope that all of you will take time to join us for this important event and makelasting relationships with your peers."

-The YP Planning Committee




Don’t miss this excellent sponsorship opportunity for exposure to Chicago based site location consultants, up and coming economic developers, and SEDC members.Sponsorship information is available on the event website or click the logo above to download the form. Questions may be directed to Matthew Darius at




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