The Advanced Symposium is an advanced level course for professional economic development practitioners. The Symposium provides attendees an interactive learning environment taught by highly qualified professionals that include local practitioners, economic development experts, consultants, and private industry representatives. Successful completion of The Symposium will earn attendees the "SC Certified Economic Developer" (SCCED) certification. For the 2012 sessions, SCEDA members may register for individual sessions, which is a great professional development opportunity.
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Schedule and Topics
The next Advanced Symposium course will be held in 2012 as four two-day sessions. Registration is open for single-session classes. The schedule is as follows:
January 23-24 Community Readiness
April 23-24 "Product" and Infrastructure Development
July 23-24 Marketing and Communications
October 22-23 Negotiating and Structuring the Deal Click here to Register Click here to view session description.
A new cost structure has been developed to provide SCEDA members flexibility in attending Symposium sessions. SCEDA members may register for a two day session for $200 or choose one day registration for $175.
If you are a current SCCED and need to register for a session, the fee is $175 per two day session.
Should you have any questions, please contact SCEDA at (803) 929-0305.
The program is sponsored by the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association and The South Carolina Department of Commerce.