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When

January 29 & 30, 2024 (UTC-06:00 CST)

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Where

Courtyard by Marriott Jefferson City

Bolivar Street 610
Jefferson City, Missouri

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Event Details

Registration is closed for the MEDC Economic Issues Summit. Join your fellow colleagues as we discuss the issues facing economic development in Missouri. We have a great program planned with an array of speakers from all areas discussing key topics in the economic development sector.


Topics and Program include:

  • Legislative Day at the Capitol
  • Industrial Site Development Program
  • Workforce Housing Discussion
  • Childcare Tax Credits
  • MEDC Public Policy Agenda and Legislative Update
  • And updates from partner organizations


During this conference we have included time for MEDC members to visit the Capitol and meet with your legislators to discuss the economic issues facing the state. Members will be provided with talking points and the MEDC Public Policy Agenda to help you during your time visiting with legislators. We would like to encourage you to also invite your Missouri Representatives and your Missouri Senator to join you and your economic development colleagues at the Monday Night Reception at 232 Downtown.

Speakers

  • Lauren Arthur (Senator - District 17 at Missouri Senate)

    Lauren Arthur

    Senator - District 17 at Missouri Senate

  • Jay Ashcroft (Missouri Secretary of State)

    Jay Ashcroft

    Missouri Secretary of State

  • Steve Benne (Development Finance Director of Iowa Area Development Group)

    Steve Benne

    Development Finance Director of Iowa Area Development Group

  • Allie Bennett (Manager of Economic Development and Member Services at Northeast Power)

    Allie Bennett

    Manager of Economic Development and Member Services at Northeast Power

  • Carolyn Chrisman (Owner at Chrisman Consulting, LLC)

    Carolyn Chrisman

    Owner at Chrisman Consulting, LLC

  • Bradley Clark (Director of New Programs at Missouri Department of Economic Development)

    Bradley Clark

    Director of New Programs at Missouri Department of Economic Development

  • Wendy Doyle (President & CEO of United WE)

    Wendy Doyle

    President & CEO of United WE

  • Steve Etcher (Manager Location Strategies at MarksNelson Advisors, LLC)

    Steve Etcher

    Manager Location Strategies at MarksNelson Advisors, LLC

  • Kim Gerlt (Director, Business Recruitment & Capacity Building of Missouri Partnership)

    Kim Gerlt

    Director, Business Recruitment & Capacity Building of Missouri Partnership

  • Brian Grace (Partner at Nexus Group)

    Brian Grace

    Partner at Nexus Group

  • Michelle Hataway (Acting Director of Missouri Department of Economic Development)

    Michelle Hataway

    Acting Director of Missouri Department of Economic Development

  • Mike Kehoe (Missouri Lieutenant Governor)

    Mike Kehoe

    Missouri Lieutenant Governor

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    Sal Maniaci

    Community and Economic Development Director of City of Washington

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    Megan Miller

    Attorney at Gilmore & Bell, P. C.

  • Morgan Mutert (Sr. Manager, Business Development & Governmental Affairs at Hunt Midwest)

    Morgan Mutert

    Sr. Manager, Business Development & Governmental Affairs at Hunt Midwest

  • Brenda Shields (Representative - District 11 at Missouri House of Representatives)

    Brenda Shields

    Representative - District 11 at Missouri House of Representatives

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    Ryan Stauffer

    Director of Legislation at Missouri Department of Economic Development

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    Mark Stombaugh

    Executive Director of Missouri Development Finance Board

  • Derek Weber (Executive Director of Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission)

    Derek Weber

    Executive Director of Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission

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