2018 Annual Meeting
Join MEDA for an invigorating look at the possibilities with economic development’s latest trends in talent, technology, and preparing Michigan’s communities for tomorrow.
Join us Wednesday, August 22 - Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Bavarian Inn Lodge and Conference Center in Frankenmuth, MI.
MEDA's biggest education and networking event of the year is its Annual Meeting. This three-day conference includes educational sessions covering the most important economic development topics and issues of the time as well as several networking opportunities.
Agenda, Activities, and Speakers
Location and Hotel Reservations
Thank You Sponsors
You can still sponsor! See our Sponsor MEDA page for the Annual Meeting sponsorship package.
Thank You Committee
The Annual Meeting Committee did a wonderful job at putting this conference together for you!
MEDA is proud to accept nominations for awards that honor hard-working economic developers. Award nominations can be submitted at any time, but to be considered for the 2018 Annual Meeting, the form must be submitted to MEDA by July 6th.
- MEDA Medalist of the Year
- Mike Conboy Professional Development Award
- Robert Seighart Award for Enthusiasm for the Economic Development Profession
To learn about the qualifications, access the nomination forms, and view past winners, click here.
Early Registration (Now - August 7): MEDA Members $300/Non-Members $410
Regular Registration (August 8 - 15): MEDA Members $315/Non-Members $425
Optional Fee-Based Activities
Guest (spouse, children, etc.) Fees
Opening Reception: $50/person
New Member and Awards Reception: $50/person
***The Opening Reception and New Member and Awards Reception are included for registered attendees.
This program qualifies for continuing education credits for Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from the National Development Council (NDC). Use the form on this page to claim your credit.