Event Details

2018 GEDP Economic Development Summit

Date: Tuesday, Oct 23  7:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location:Galveston Island Convention Center
Address:5600 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, TX  77551
Contact: Michele Hay
Phone: 409-770-0216
Email: hay@gedp.org
Registration Options:
  • Event Registration - GEDP Member ($100.00)
  • Event Registration - non-GEDP Member ($125.00)
  • Reserved Table (seating for 8) - GEDP Member ($1,250.00)
  • Reserved Table (seating for 8) - non-GEDP Member ($1,750.00)

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    This year’s Economic Development Summit features panel discussions with key industry stakeholders and regional experts, focusing on the economic impact and opportunities that lie within each of the major industry sectors - Maritime & Support Services for Offshore Oil & Gas; Education, Healthcare & Emerging Technology; Tourism & Hospitality and overall Business Development, impacting not only Galveston but the region as well.

    This year's Summit will place emphasis on the innovation interstate for the Galveston County region.

    KEYNOTE: We are also pleased to announce our keynote speaker is Mr. Robert Kaplan, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. 


    Business leaders, Community leaders, Site Selectors, Developers and anyone with an interest in learning more about the current economic climate and the future opportunities that lie ahead in Galveston and the region.

    Register today! Early Bird Prices are good until September 21, 2018. Payments must be received prior to 9/21 to be eligible for early bird rate.

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