2015 Mid-Year Conference



Online registration is closed. Please call 512-480-8432 or email kelly@texasedc.org.


Date of Event: June 3-5, 2015

Registration Rate TEDC Member :  $300
Registration Rate Non-Member:  $350
Registration Rate Golf Tournament:  $75

The TEDC's 2014 Mid-Year Conference will be held at the beautiful San Luis Resort in Galveston, Texas. The two and one-half day event will feature numerous general and breakout sessions on economic development topics and trends, two Peer Group Roundtables, an award luncheon and networking reception. The conference will kick-off Wednesday morning with a golf tournament and will conclude on Friday with the TEDC's board of director's meeting. Please visit the Galveston CVB for more information on local attractions. 

The TEDC's 2015 Mid-Year Conference is recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development training that counts toward the recertification for Certified Economic Developers (CEcD).

San Luis Resort

5222 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77551
(800) 445-0090

Overnight Accommodations:

The TEDC's discounted room block rate at the San Luis Resort is full and there are no more rooms available to add to the block.

TEDC's overflow hotel room block is at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort. The discounted rate is $179.00 per night. Please call 409-744-5000 to book your reservation or click here to book online. The room block will expire May 8th, 2015. There are a limited amount of rooms in the Hilton block. The rate cannot be guaranteed once the room block is full and/or after the block expiration rate.

Hilton Galveston Island Resort
5400 Seawall Boulevard
Glveston, TX

Award Luncheon:

The 2015 Workforce Excellence nominees and recipients will be honored at the TEDC Award Luncheon on Thursday, June 4th, along with the 2014 Economic Excellence Recognition recipients.

The Award Luncheon is included in your conference registration.  Additional luncheon only tickets are $32/per person.  Contact the TEDC office at 512-480-8432 to purchase a luncheon-only ticket.

Golf Tournament:

Moody Gardens Golf Course
1700 Sydnor Lane
Galveston, TX 77554

Date: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
Time: Breakfast available at 7:00 AM, Team Scramble starts 8:00 AM
Registration Fee: $75/player (includes green fees and breakfast)

Golf Tournament Sponsor                                         Golf Breakfast Sponsor


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Luncheon Sponsor:  $3,500
  • Three (3) complimentary registrations to the event, Logo recognition on luncheon printed program, conference agenda, event signage and event registration page, Podium recognition
Event Sponsor:  $2,500
  • Two (2) complimentary registrations to the event, Logo recognition on conference agenda, event signage and event registration page, Podium recognition
Community Sponsor:  $1,500
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the event, Sponsor recognition on conference agenda, event signage and event registration page, Podium recognition

┬╗Link to Sponsorship Menu

Luncheon Sponsor

Event Sponsor


Community Sponsors

City of La Porte
City of Missouri City
City of Sugar Land
Economic Alliance Houston Port Region
Longview Economic Development Corporation
North Houston Regional Center for Economic Development
Pasadena Second Century Corporation
Pearland Economic Development Corporation
The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership
Tomball Economic Development Corporation
Waller County Economic Development Partnership

Registration and Payment Policy:  All registrations are to be made online.  Registrations will not be accepted by mail, email, telephone or fax.  Payments in advance are encouraged, unless specified to be paid prior to the event.  Invoices are required to be paid within 30 days following the event.  Payments may be made in the form of check or online via credit card.  Purchase orders will not be accepted as a form of payment.

Cancellation, Refund and No-Show Policy:  All cancellations must be received in writing via email to TEDC staff at tedcinfo@texasedc.org.  Cancellations received in writing on or before May 26, 2015, and which payment has been received, will be refunded via check following the event.  There will be no refunds for cancellations received after May 26, 2015.  A registered attendee who does not submit a written cancellation or attend the event, is considered a No-Show and is not eligible for a refund.  A registered attendee who does not submit a written notice of cancellation or attend the event is still responsible for the registration fee.