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- Educational and Networking Opportunities -- MEDC
holds its Spring Conference/Annual Meeting in May; Fall
Conference in October and Winter Conference in February.
Marketing, legislative and other committee meetings occur
throughout the year.
- Recognition -- MEDC presents Marketing Awards at
the Fall Conference as a means to recognize outstanding
marketing and promotion efforts by MEDC members. Other
awards such as the President's Award, Professional
Economic Developer of the Year Award and Volunteer of the
Year Award are presented at the Spring Conference and
recognize the substantial contributions made in the field
of economic development.
- Communication -- Periodic electronic newsletters,
general mailings, and an internet presence keep members
informed of the organization's resources, activities and
actions. In addition, a membership directory is published
annually which identifies your interest and participation
in industrial and economic development in Missouri.
- Networking -- Strategic alliances are formed with
other statewide development organizations for the purpose
of leverage of resources, increasing membership and
expanding MEDC's area of influence.
- Mentoring -- A veteran group of economic
developers known as the MEDC Counselors is available for
mentorship on issues facing economic developers.
- Marketing Opportunities -- Participate in
tradeshow opportunities, impact trips and other
opportunities to promote and market Missouri as a business