Economic Development in the Badger State: The Past, Present, and Future of Economic Growth in Wisconsin.

The 2023 WEDA Governor’s Conference on Economic Development will feature industry thought leaders and practitioners who will cover today’s challenges and opportunities as we explore community revitalization, data driven talent attraction, transportation, early childhood care, housing, and entrepreneurship. The Governor’s Conference is WEDA’s largest educational and networking event of the year. The packed agenda has something for everyone as we focus on advancing economic prosperity across Wisconsin.  

In addition to a wealth of networking opportunities and dynamic speakers, the conference qualifies for the following key continuing education credit certifications: EDFP, CEcD, EDP and AICP.

CLICK HERE to view the Conference Agenda and speaker information. You can also visit the conference website.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2023 Governor's Conference on Economic Development. Don't Miss out... REGISTER TODAY!


  • Full Conference: WEDA Member - $349; Non-member - $449  
  • Thursday Only: WEDA Member - $249; Non-member - $349 
  • Friday Only: WEDA Member - $99; Non-member - $199 

Please contact WEDA at if you have any specific dietary needs.


NOTE: A 75% withdrawal penalty will be charged for cancelations made after January 13, 2023. Substitutions are accepted WITHOUT penalty. 

2023 Governor's Conference on Economic Development

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  • February 1 - 3, 2023
  • Hyatt Regency
    333 West Kilbourn Avenue
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    United States