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46th Annual Economic Forecast Conference

Registration is Open for the 46th Annual Economic Forecast Conference
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | The Westin Seattle

The Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County (EDC) is pleased to announce that our 46th Annual Economic Forecast Conference will take place March 8, 2018 at the Westin Seattle Hotel.

Don’t miss your chance to join the conversation! Learn what lies ahead for the region with forecasts from nationally recognized experts and network with more than 800 corporate and public leaders from around the Northwest at the largest forecast conference in the region.

Register today at to take advantage of early bird pricing!
Valuable sponsorship opportunities are still available.

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Fueled by Creativity: Jobs. Innovation. Growth.

Creativity is being recognized as the fuel of the 21st century, constituting the key ingredient for job creation, innovation, and sustainable growth. “Fueled by Creativity: Jobs. Innovation. Growth.,” will explore the emerging importance locally and globally of the creative economy.

The term ‘creative economy’ refers to the socio-economic potential of activities that trade with creativity, knowledge, and information—signaling a shift from an economy based on the production of goods to a knowledge-based economy driven by ideas and technology. Experience sessions and speakers that examine how the creative economy is integral to all industries, and when effectively cultivated, is a powerful engine of growth and community vitality.

Conference highlights:

▪ Largest economic forecast event in the Northwest
▪ Attended by 800+ of the region’s business & community leaders
▪ Renowned keynote speakers, national experts & elected officials
▪ Captivating panels & informative sessions
▪ Wide array of innovative showcase displays
▪ Keynote Luncheon
▪ Presentation of the EDC Economic Development Champion Awards

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 1:30pm