2023 WEDA Fall Best Practices Conference and/or WEDA Academy: Tax Increment Financing 201

Sept 27, 2023                  9:15 A.M. - 1:15 P.M. - Jefferson Street Inn   |   Wausau, WI

WEDA Academy: Tax Increment Financing 201  - Register on the same site as the conference.

To build a more comprehensive knowledge of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) with a focus on best practices and learning from successful case studies/project examples. Participants will also build skills through a hands-on exercise in TIF project packaging. After finishing this course, participants should have a more in-depth understanding of TIF and how to effectively use this important tool in their community. 

Sept. 27 – 29, 2023           Jefferson Street Inn   |   Wausau, WI

Driving Innovation for a Thriving Economy

The 2023 WEDA Fall Best Practices Conference will be held Sept. 27-29, in beautiful Wausau, WI. The Jefferson Street Inn in the heart of downtown Wausau plays host. Amazing restaurants and pubs, all within walking distance, makes Wausau an attractive destination and a great city to explore! (Room registrations are not included in conference registration.)

The upcoming conference not only provides attendees with a chance to enjoy central Wisconsin in the fall, it also offers a tremendous opportunity to dive into the fundamentals of economic development and the leading issues of the day, including workforce housing; childcare access; talent attraction; business expansion and retention; and redevelopment and revitalization opportunities.

In addition to a wealth of networking opportunities, dynamic speakers, and continuing education credit certifications (EDFP, CEcD and AICP), the Best Practices Conference includes the Community and Economic Development Awards (CEDA). The CEDA Awards program recognizes and celebrates exceptional projects, programs, and businesses that drive economic growth in Wisconsin.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2023 Best Practices Conference. Come for the conference and take in the beauty of Wausau and central Wisconsin!  

Add’l Lodging Options:

A block of rooms is also available at these nearby hotels.  Be sure to share that you are attending the Wisconsin Economic Development Association Conference to secure a discounted rate.  Please call the hotel directly.

  • La Quinta Inn, 1910 Stewart Avenue, Wausau - $98/night thru 9/15/23 --  Ph: 715.842.0421


  • WEDA Wednesday Academy - WEDA Member - $49 ; Non-member - $99
  • Wednesday Tours - WEDA Member and Non-member - $25
  • Full Conference: WEDA Member - $299; Non-member - $449
  • Thursday Only: WEDA Member - $129; Non-member - $279
  • ​​CEDA Luncheon - WEDA Member and Non-member $25 (included with Thursday only or full conference registration)
  • Friday Only: WEDA Member - $99; Non-member - $249

NOTE: A 75% withdrawal penalty will be charged for cancelations made after Aug. 29, 2023. Substitutions are accepted WITHOUT penalty. 

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2023 WEDA Fall Best Practices Conference AND/OR WEDA Academy: Tax Increment Financing 201

  • September 27 - 29, 2023
  • Jefferson Street Inn & Event Center
    201 Jefferson Street
    Wausau, Wisconsin
    United States