40th CALED Annual Training Conference2020-01-27T14:19:31+00:00

The 40th Annual CALED conference will celebrate how California’s Economic Developers are “Getting it done.” every day in their communities through relationship building, strategic planning, and connecting to key resources.

March 25– 27, 2020

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CALED Room Block today!
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
13th and J St
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-447-1700

Registration deadline for CALED rate is March 7, 2020

Conference Highlights:

*Riverfront Redevelopment Tour ~ Hosted by City of Sacramento & City of West Sacramento (March 25th 2:00 – 5:00pm)

Don’t miss this exciting chance to learn about local economic development projects happening in the Cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento with financing tools your community may be able to benefit from. First, the team from the Sacramento will share their secrets to success for key sites in the downtown, including the complex redevelopment of the Sacramento Railyards as the City prepares to be the home of a newly-approved Major League Soccer team.  Next, the West Sacramento team will highlight pending riverfront developments and their work creating IFD’s, the State’s first EIFD, and how these tools are transforming their riverfront as well as the city’s skyline.  ~Register early as this tour should sell out~

*Breakout Session Topics Including:

  • Supporting Businesses in Proactive Accessibility Compliance
  • Disaster Resiliency
  • Supporting Agriculture and Food Businesses
  • New Strategies for Retaining Independently-Owned Small Businesses

 * Celebrating 40 Years of Economic Development in California Dinner

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Conference Schedule

Pre-Conference Mtgs & Conference Kick-Off—Wed. March 25, 2020

10:00am – 6:00pm = Registration Open

10:30am – 1:30pm = Board Meetings

2:00pm – 5:00pm = Riverfront Redevelopment Tour

5:30pm – 6:30pm = Welcome Reception

Conference Day 1—Thurs. March 26, 2020

7:30am – 5:30pm = Registration Open

8:00am – 9:15am = General Session Welcome

9:30am – 12:00pm = Breakout Sessions

12:15pm – 1:45pm = Celebrating Success Awards Lunch

2:15pm – 3:45pm = Breakout Session

4:00pm – 5:30pm = Reception with Sponsors

6:00pm = Celebrating 40 Years of Economic Development in California Dinner

Conference Day 2—Fri. March 27, 2020

6:30am = CALED Fun Run

8:00am – 2:30pm = Registration Open

8:15am – 8:45am = Legislative Update

9:00am – 11:30am = Breakout Sessions

11:45am – 1:00pm = Trending in Incentives Lunch

1:30pm – 2:30pm = Money Talks:  Dessert Café (Resource & Funder Connections)

Register for CALED’s 40th Annual Conference & Take Advantage of These Early Bird Rates

Member Conference Registration

When you register for the 3-day full conference without adding any additional items, it includes the Awards Lunch but other additional items (i.e. Fun Run, 40th Anniversary Dinner, and Riverfront Redevelopment Tour).

Full Conference Registration 1-Day Registration

$695

Register Here

$395

Register Here

Non-Member Conference Registration

When you register for the 3-day full conference without adding any additional items, it includes the Awards Lunch but other additional items (i.e. Fun Run, 40th Anniversary Dinner, and Riverfront Redevelopment Tour).

Full Conference Registration 1-Day Registration

$795

Register Here

$395

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Registering Additional Events

This is ONLY for registering for these events and not the Full Conference. To register for any of the below events, click on “Register for Any of the Events Here”.

Riverfront Redevelopment Tour Fun Run Awards Lunch Only 40th Anniversary Dinner

(Cocktail Attire Requested) 

$25 $15 $65 $85

Notes and Disclaimers about Registration

These Early Bird Rates will change on 12/31/2019 at 11:59pm (EST). For members who attend the full conference, the price will change to $695 after 12/31/2019. For non-members who attend the full conference, the price will change to $795 after 12/31/2019. If you would like to only attend for one day, the price will stay at $395 for both members and non-members after 12/31/2019. There is no effect on the Awards Lunch, Fun Run, Riverfront Redevelopment Tour, or 40th Anniversary Dinner.

DISCLAIMER: In order to get the member conference rate, you MUST sign into your YM account. For billing, be aware that each time you register a participant, your credit card will be charged. Some credit card companies may place a hold on your account after multiple transactions so register individual participants separately. You can always choose the option to receive an invoice from CALED and pay via check. If you have any questions, please contact Alphonse Wilfred, alphonse@caled.org or 916-448-8252 ext 17.

Thank You to Our Host City: The City of Sacramento

Thank You to Our Conference Partner: The Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development

Thank You to Our Sponsors

    

Event Partner: US Department of Commerce

Sponsorship

For questions on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Michelle Stephens at michelle@caled.org and (916) 448-8252 x.12.


 2020 CALED Conference Steering Committee

Click here to see the full listing of this year’s Conference Committee.


Refunds and Cancellations

CALED is pleased to incur expenses on your behalf to process your registration. If necessary, you may cancel your registration up to seven days before the day of the event and your registration fee, less a 15 per cent handling fee, will be credited to a future CALED event of your choice (to be used within a 12-month period). All cancellations must be sent to CALED in writing in order to be valid. Cancellation requests must be emailed to Alphonse Wilfred at alphonse@caled.org by March 18, 2020. CALED does not provide cash refunds for any reason. Registrants who cancel less than seven days before the day of the event and all no shows are responsible for full payment. You may make a substitution at any time.


Contact CALED

For questions regarding the Annual Training Conference or Registration, please contact Alphonse Wilfred at (916) 448-8252, Ext. 17.