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October 13 – 16, 2024

Our Annual Drive|Lead|Succeed Conference is geared towards nurturing the growth of Colorado’s economy by offering essential resources by:

1. Uniting leading industry influencers and thought leaders to exchange invaluable insights and tackle distinctive challenges.

2. Introducing innovative tools and solutions to address pressing economic issues within Colorado’s professional economic development community.

3. Cultivating meaningful collaboration and facilitating the exchange of fresh ideas among Colorado’s foremost Economic Development professionals, business and non-profit leaders, government officials, and beyond.

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New in 2024!

EDCC is joining forces with the Rocky Mountain Workforce Development Association (RMWDA) to provide a platform for essential knowledge sharing and networking to support Colorado’s vibrant and growing economy. Take advantage of this one-of-kind opportunity to learn from Colorado’s Workforce Development ecosystem!

Before you Register:

    1. EXTENDED! Early-bird Registration now good through July 26th.
    2. Reserve a Hotel Room: We secured our special event rate 2-days before and after the event. Great time to take advantage of the incredible deal!
    3. ALL Attendees are invited to attend “Workforce Wednesday.” Take advantage of the great opportunity to learn from our Workforce Center Business Services Professionals.
    4. Workforce Business Services: Select “Non-Member + Workforce Wednesday” and use promo code from flyer.

EDCC Members – You must login first to see the “member” rates

EXTENDED! Early-bird Registration Through July 26.
RMWDA Business Service Managers: click here before registering.

+ EDCC Member in Good Standing – $275
+ EDCC Member + Workforce Wednesday – $350
+ Non-Member Rate – $350
+ Non-Member Rate + Workforce Wednesday – $425
+ Elected Official Rate – $275
+ Elected Official Rate + Workforce Wednesday – $350
+ Student Rate – $275
+ Student Rate + Workforce Wednesday – $350
+ Day Pass for Locals – $145
+ Day Pass for Students – $100
+ Workforce Wednesday – $75

Scholarships are Available:
No one is left out policy! EDCC offers two types of scholarships to assist members with the opportunity to attend the annual conference who otherwise don’t have a budget for this type of activity. Click to learn more about this opportunity.

+ Attendance Scholarship – $250 towards registration fee
+ Travel Stipend – $100 towards travel fees.

The EDIE Awards Reception, Dinner & Ceremony:
Included with the full conference registration. Day passes excluded. Families, colleagues, and friends are invited to join us! Individual tickets and tables are available for purchase.

For questions regarding registration: Email Bobbi Blank, EDCC’s Administrator.

**Items to Note:
Click here for EDCC’s Health, Safety, and Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy: As we get closer to the event, more financial obligations are placed on EDCC in congruence with our conference center contract. Timelines are set in order to facilitate food and beverage quotas and audio visual needs. Refunds will only be made if cancellations are received in writing on or before October 1 and will be subject to a $50 per person handling charge. No refunds for no-shows. If you are unable to attend, we encourage you to transfer your registration. If the need to cancel your registration arises, be sure to cancel your hotel room reservation as well.


Access a broad network of economic development professionals from local, state, non-profit organizations, and the private sector.

EDCC sponsors receive complementary registrations and secondary acknowledgements on event materials. When you sponsor EDCC, you become part of a broad network of economic development partners from across the state.

A Variety of Sponsorships are Available:

    • For questions regarding sponsorship sales: Email Kim Woodworth EDCC’s Executive Director
    • For questions regarding sponsor benefits and general questions: Email Bobbi Blank EDCC’s Administrator


Conference Hotel:

The Park Hyatt, Beaver Creek
136 East Thomas Place
Beaver Creek, CO 81620 

Booking Link:

**The negotiated room rate will be honored 3-days before and after the event. Take advantage of this amazing offer to enjoy the beauty of Beaver Creek! We’ll be hosting an Opening Reception on Sunday from 4-6 p.m. for those of you who will be on property. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference hotel. Be sure to reserve your room once you have registered for the conference.

***The “Cut-Off Date” is 29 Aug 2024. After the Cut-Off Date, all rooms within the Total Guest Room Block that have not been reserved will be returned to Hotel’s general inventory. Reservation requests for rooms within the Total Guest Room Block received after the Cut-Off Date will be based on availability at Hotel’s prevailing rates and will be credited to achieving the Guest Room Revenue Commitments. Only actual reservations for Event attendees will be considered valid room reservations.  After the Cut-Off Date, canceled guest rooms will be returned to Hotel’s inventory. Name changes on, or other transfers of, room reservations will not be accepted after the Cut-Off Date

For questions regarding hotel reservations: Email Bobbi Blank, EDCC’s Administrator

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Would you or someone you know want to speak at our event? Or would you like to host this event in your community? Drop us a line below for more details!

Thanks Goes to our Dedicated Sponsors for their Support & Commitment to EDCC!

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Colorado Secretary of State

SILVER SPONSORS – unlimited!

Manufacturer's Edge


GIS Webtech
CRM Growth Strategy


CORE Electric Cooperative




The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Early Bird Member Rate
Choose this option if you are an EDCC member in good standing.
$ 275.00
Early Bird Member Rate + Workforce Wednesday
Choose this option if you are an EDCC member in good standing.
$ 350.00
Early Bird Non-Member Rate
Choose this option if you are not a member of the EDCC.
$ 350.00
Early Bird Non-Member Rate + Workforce Wednesday
Choose this option if you are not a member of the EDCC.
$ 425.00
Early Bird Elected Official
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$ 275.00
Early Bird Elected Official + Workforce Wednesday
Choose this option if you are an Elected Official.
$ 350.00
Choose this option if you are a full-time student.
$ 275.00
Student + Workforce Wednesday
Choose this option if you are a full-time student.
$ 350.00
Day Pass for Locals
Choose this option if you are a local attending for one day.
$ 145.00
Day Pass for Students
Choose this option if you are a full-time student attending for one day.
$ 100.00
Workforce Wednesday
Choose this option if you would like to participate on Wednesday, October 16, 2024.
$ 75.00
Complimentary - Speaker/Sponsor/Strategic Partner
Choose this option if you have earned a complimentary registration.
$ 0.00

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