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(PRESCOTT, Ariz. – Sept. 19, 2019) – The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) will hold its Fall Forum to discuss “Strengthening Your Economic Development Toolbox,”  Oct. 23-25 at the Prescott Resort in Prescott.

The conference is recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts toward the recertification of Certified Economic Developers (CEcD).

Among the educational sessions at the conference will be:

  • “Repurposing Big Box Stores”
  • “Activating Opportunity Zones in Rural America”
  • “Retail Realities”
  • “Foreign Trade Zones as an Economic Tool”
  • “Using Storytelling to Grow a Community”
  • “Measurements to Strengthen Economic Development”
  • “What’s New in the UAV World?”
  • “Data for Economic Development Success: Where to Find It”

Additionally, AAED will present its annual Golden Prospector Awards honoring successful economic development programs from around the state.

To see the various costs of the conference and to register, visit AAED’s events page.

For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com.   Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance.

AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.

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