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FEDC maintains a perpetual Master Calendar of economic development events occurring in Florida, nationally, and in some cases globally to assist in your marketing, business development, and professional development investments. Share your favorite annual programs with us through the Contact US page.


2024-25 FEDC Master Calendar of Conferences, Legislative Session, and Professional Development Events



2025 Regular Session Dates

August 2, 2024

Deadline for filing claim bills (Senate Rule 4.81(2))

March 4, 2025

Regular Session convenes (Article III, section 3(b), State Constitution) 12:00 noon, deadline for filing bills for introduction (Senate Rule 3.7(1))

April 19, 2025

Motion to reconsider made and considered the same day (Senate Rule 6.4(4)) All bills are immediately certified (Senate Rule 6.8)

April 22, 2025

50th day – Last day for regularly scheduled committee meetings (Senate Rule 2.9(2))

May 2, 2025

60th day – Last day of Regular Session (Article III, section 3(d), State Constitution)




Select Florida SelectUSA 2024 Investment Summit Trade Show Booth and Offsite Event

June 23-26, 2024
Location TBD


Florida Chamber Foundation Learners to Earners Workforce Solution Summit

June 26, 2024
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF
Tampa, FL 

IEDC Economic Development Credit Analysis

June 26-28, 2024

IEDC Business Retention and Expansion 

July 11-12, 2024


Select Florida Farnborough Airshow Trade Show Booth and Offsite Event

July 22-26, 2024


IEDC Economic Development Marketing and Attraction

July 23-24, 2024

IEDC Economic Development Strategic Planning

July 25-26, 2024


2024 SEDC Annual Conference

Savannah, GA
July 28-30, 2024


SelectFlorida Sales Mission to Santiago, Chile

August 5-9, 2024
Santiago, Chile 


IEDC CEcD Exam – Multiple Choice/Short Answer and Essay Testing

August 9, 2024

IEDC Entrepreneurial and Small Business Development Strategies

August 15-16, 2024


Florida SBDC Network Small Business Success Summit

Ponte Vedra, FL
August 19-20, 2024


IEDC CEcD Exam – Oral Interview

August 19-23, 2024


Florida Chamber 2024 Technology & Innovation Summit

August 22, 2024
Florida Hotel and Conference Center
Orlando, FL 


Transatlantic Business and Investment Conference

August 27, 2024
Atlanta, GA 


International Manufacturing Technology Show

September 9-14, 2024
Chicago, IL 


Select Florida IMTS Trade Show Booth

September 9-14, 2024


Florida’s Resilience Conference

September 11-13, 2024
Bonita Springs, FL 


IEDC Technology-Led Economic Development

September 13-14, 2024


IAMC Fall 2024 Forum

September 14-18, 2024
Quebec City, Canada 


IEDC 2024 Annual Conference

September 15-18, 2024
Hyatt Regency
Denver, CO 


C5 + CCIM Global Summit

September 17-19, 2024
Hollywood, FL. Registration opens April 3, 2024!


2024 Opportunity Youth Workforce Summit

October 1, 2024
Tampa Marriott Water Street


Site Selectors Guild Fall Forum

September 23-25, 2024
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
Detroit, MI


DCAC Data Center Anti-Conference

September 24-25, 2024
Austin, TX


IEDC Managing Economic Development Organizations

October 1-2, 2024


International Boat Builders’ Exhibition & Conference

October 1-3, 2024
Tampa, FL 


IEDC Workforce Development Strategies

October 3-4, 2024


OU Exam Prep Course

October 12-13, 2024
Orlando, FL

OU EDI Fall Institute


October 13-17, 2024
Orlando, FL


Advanced Economic Development Leadership program

October 14-17, 2024
Kauffman Conference Center
Kansas City, MO

IEDC Economic Development Ethics Workshop

October 15, 2024


Area Development Annual Women in in Economic Development Forum

October 15-17, 2024
Sofitel Magnificent Mile
Chicago, IL


Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Network (ITEN) Wired Summit

October 16-18, 2024
Hilton Pensacola Beach
Pensacola, FL 


IEDC EDP Exam – Multiple Choice Testing

October 18, 2024


SEDC Mission to France

October 19-23, 2024
Paris, France 


Florida Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Future of Florida Forum

October 21-22, 2024
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Orlando, FL 


National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition

October 22-24, 2024
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV 


IEDC EDP Exam – Oral Interview

October 22-25, 2024


FloridaMakes MakeMore Summit

October 23-24, 2024
Orlando, FL 


SEDC 2024 Emerging Leaders Conference #YPCon

October 29-30, 2024
AC Hotel by Marriott Greenville
Greenville, SC 


IEDC Economic Development Fundamentals 101

November 1, 2024


Plastics Recycling World Expo

November 13-14, 2024
Cleveland, OH 


IEDC Business Retention and Expansion

November 14-15, 2024


Consultant Connect Economix 

November 19-21, 2024
Salt Lake City, UT 


Florida Rural Economic Development Summit

November 20-22, 2024
World Equestrian Center
Ocala, FL 


IEDC Real Estate Development and Reuse

December 5-6, 2024


Area Development Fall Consultants Forum


December 9-11, 2024
Loews Hotel
Coral Gables, FL 


SEDC 2025 InterBattery Show #AmericanSouth Delegation Trip

March 5-7, 2025
Seoul, Korea 


FEDC 2025 Annual Conference

May 14-16, 2025
SunSeeker Resort
Charlotte Harbor, FL 


SEDC 2025 Annual Conference

August 10-12, 2025
Oklahoma City, OK