IEDC EVENT AROUND THE CORNER
Southern Business & Development Magazine says the Charlotte region is leading the way for economic development in the South and recently named the QC the "2011 Market of the Year." In keeping with that theme, the International Economic Development Council's 2011 Annual Conference will be held Sept. 18-21 at the Charlotte Convention Center. The event will address how economic development agencies are adapting to the new normal and rewriting the rules of economic development. The Charlotte Regional Partnership's Ronnie Bryant is chairing the host committee. The speaker lineup includes: Duke Energy?s Jim Rogers, US Airways?Doug Parker, Belk?s Tim Belk, CPCC?s Tony Zeiss, and Wells Fargo?s Mark Vitner, among others. More info here.