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Event Details

2019 GEDP Economic Development Summit

Date Friday, Oct 25  7:30 AM to 2:00 PM
LocationAggie Special Event Center, Texas A&M University at Galveston
Address200 Seawolf Parkway
Galveston, TX  77554
Contact Michele
Phone 409-770-0216
Registration Options
  • Single Ticket- GEDP member (before 10/14/2019) ($100.00)
  • Single Ticket- non GEDP member (before 10/14/2019) ($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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    2019 GEDP Summit

    Please join us for our 8th annual Economic Development Summit on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Aggie Special Event Center at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

    This year's Summit will place emphasis on the innovation interstate for the Galveston County region.
    Panel discussions with key industry stakeholders and regional experts will focus on the economic impact and opportunities that lie within each of the major industry sectors, impacting not only Galveston, but the region as well:

    • Maritime & Support Services for Offshore Oil & Gas;
    • Education, Healthcare & Emerging Technologies;
    • Tourism & Hospitality
    • Business Development

    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.


    7:30 am  - Check in & Breakfast

    8:00 am  - MORNING PROGRAMS

                     Regional, County & Local Economic Outlooks

                     Tourism Outlook & Port Masterplan Update

                     Development & Business Continuity Resources 

    11:40 am - Networking Break

    12:10 pm - LUNCHEON PROGRAMS:

                     GEDP Game Changers

                     Innovation Interstate

                     Development Forward

    2:00 pm - Program ends

    To view a detailed program agenda, please click on the following link:



    For sponsorship opportunities, please download the packet: GEDP Summit Sponsor packet


    Table Reservations & Sponsor Payments - Friday, October 11, 2019

    Individual Registrations: Friday, October 18, 2019

    Payment Methods: Checks and Credit Card payments are welcome.

    Payments must be made in advance, no payments will be taken the day of the event.

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