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IEDA Site Consultant Event

  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018
  • Friday, August 24, 2018
  • The Alexander Hotel, 333 S Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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OVERNIGHT ROOMS

The Alexander, 333 S Delaware St • Indianapolis, IN
To reserve a room at the Alexander please click here.
Room Rate: $179

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

5:00 pm Opening Reception, Plat 99 (Lobby of the Alexander)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23

8:15 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am  Opening Comments from IEDA
9:15 am Technology Break
9:20 am Food Processing Attraction -- How Both Rural Areas and Larger Regions Can Win Projects
Scott Kupperman and Amy Gerber
10:00 am  Networking Break
10:30 am  Opportunity to Collaborate
Elaine Bedel, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
11:15am  Technology Break
11:20 am Successful RFP Preparation -- Strengthen Your Response
Amy Gerber {Moderator}, Alex Bratsafolis, Jason Hamman and Jonathan Sangster
12:00 pm Lunch
Enjoy a relaxing/networking lunch with site consultants and colleagues.
1:15 pm  Case Study -- What Makes a Deal Work
Brian Corde {Moderator} Scott Kupperman and Jonathan Sangster
1:55 pm Technology Break
2:00 pm Indiana's Incentives -- What is the State's Value Proposition, How Can it Improve and What New Ideas Local EDOs Can Offer
Brad Migdal {Moderator} Kathy Mussio, Chris Schwinden, and Carter Wood
2:40 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm The Indiana Industrial Marketplace Overview
Brad Migdal and Brian Corde
3:40 pm Technology Break
3:45 pm End of Day Q&A
Moderator: Dennis Shea, Publisher & President, Area Development Magazine
4:15 pm Refresh Break
Check your email or network with colleagues
5:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm  Sponsorship Dinner with Consultants
(Exclusive dinner for event sponsors - invite only)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

8:00 am  Breakfast
9:00 am  Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb
9:05 am Workforce Demand: How to Leverage Results with Incentive Offerings
Kathy Mussio {Moderator} Alex Bratasfolis, Chris Schwinden and Carter Wood
9:45 am  Networking Break
10:00 am Corporate Panel: Food Processing & Agri Business in Indiana
Beth Bechdol, AgriNovus Indiana
Travis Moore, Blue Buffalo
Chuck McQuaig, Prairie Farms
Jim Herr, Beck's Hybrids
11:05 am Closing Q & A with Consultants
Moderator: Dennis Shea, Publisher & President, Area Development Magazine
11:35 am  Closing Remarks
11:45 am Adjourn


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125 West Market Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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