Event Summary - Women in Economic Development Conference
EDCUtah recently attended the 7th annual Women in Economic Development Conference in Chicago, Illinois and was thrilled to see the growing opportunity for leadership in the industry. “This conference allows women in the industry to come together to share issues, developments, and challenges that face women in economic development,” says Erin Laney, VP of Business Development at EDCUtah, “It is amazing to see the sharp increase of women in this field—we are now a much stronger voice at the table than we have been historically.” The conference provided great opportunities for women in the field of economic development to interface with some of the top site selectors in the industry and share experiences to increase their knowledge base.
“To see women from all specialties doing well and establishing themselves as subject matter experts is very inspiring,” says Laney. EDCUtah was honored to be a part of the conference and is proud of the strong women in Utah who continue to impress in their respective industries.