GEDP conference set for May 18

Published April 29, 2012

GALVESTON — On May 18, the Galveston Economic Development Partnership and the University of Texas Medical Branch will host the 2012 Developer Conference.

This event will highlight Galveston’s economic climate and celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship.

Open to the public, this conference will feature presentations on Galveston’s demographics, socio-economics and development potential.

Bob Hodgkin, from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, will present economic information gathered from the 2010 census and the GEDP Employer Survey.

Ray Perryman, from the Perryman Group, will deliver a keynote presentation on the economy from a Texas perspective.

The GEDP will unveil its 2012 Investor Profile and announce the recipient of the inaugural GEDP 2012 Developer of the Year.

This event will begin at 11:30 a.m. May 18. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and sponsorships remain available through the GEDP.

For information, call 409-770-0216 or 409-740-4970.