When & Where

April 23 to April 25, 2013

Hyatt Regency Greenville

Greenville, South Carolina

2013 EDFS Peer Learning Conference

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2013 Economic Development Finance Service (EDFS) Peer Learning Conference

The EDFS Conference brings together business loan fund staff that are working in rural and small metropolitan regions to hear best and promising practices from loan funds around the nation, learn about federal program updates from agency staff, and engage in meaningful and relevant discussions and information sharing with their peers.

Come to Greenville to participate in this highly interactive learning opportunity!

SPECIAL OFFER FOR DDAA LOCAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LOAN FUND STAFF: Once again, the Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA) will offer travel assistance for up to 20 loan fund staff (1 per organization) to attend the EDFS 2013 Peer Learning Conference in Greenville, SC.

DDAA will provide financial assistance for up to 20 small business loan fund staff from the 73 LDDs based in the ARC region that plan to attend the EDFS Conference in Greenville, South Carolina  April 23 – 25, 2013.

Specifically, DDAA will reimburse up to 20 people for up to three nights at the hotel ($129 per night plus applicable taxes).   This offer is for one person per organization and is for hotel room and tax only; and does not include any other costs (travel, meals and conference registration, etc).

To qualify for this special offer:

Contact NADO Deputy Executive Director Laurie Thompson at 202.624.5948 or [email protected] to be added to the first-come, first-served list.  She will either confirm that you are one of the first 20 and will be able to have your hotel room cost covered, or let you know that you are on the waiting list should someone need to cancel at the last minute.

  1. Register for the conference by visiting www.nado.org/events/edfs2013/ and registering on line.
  2. Reserve a hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Greenville by calling 800.891.3797and mentioning you are with the NADO conference.  Reservations must be made by March 25 to receive the special rate of $129 single or double.
  3. After the conference, submit your reimbursement form to NADO.  NADO will provide the form to you at the conference.

Thank you to the DDAA leadership for this exciting opportunity!

Questions?: Contact Laurie Thompson at 202.624.5948 or [email protected]