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Illinois Basic Economic Development Course

Illinois BEDC is held annually in mid-October in METRO CHICAGO. The Next Accredited Illinois Basic Economic Development Course will be held at Nicor Gas Headquarters, Naperville, Illinois five consecutive days October 17 - October 21, 2022.
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Illinois Basic Economic Development Course

"Great in providing the finer points of current economic development tools."

Bruce Kaniewski, AICP
Franklin, Wisconsin

Illinois Basic Economic Development Course

Ready to Improve your knowledge in economic development?

Ready to discuss and learn from real-world professionals with decades of experience and success?

If you are an early career professional with LESS THAN 10 YEARS of Economic Development Experience, enroll in the Accredited Illinois Basic Economic Development Course today!

You have your CHOICE of Hotels in the Naperville Area.

This course does not offer a Block of Rooms at Any Hotel. The following are recommended. All Offer SHUTTLE Service to the Nicor Headquarters Building. Check all available accommodations at www.visitNaperville.com.

Hampton Inn Naperville
1087 E. Diehl Road
(630) 505-1400

HOTEL

Luxury Hotel Located next door to Nicor Headquarters

Hotel Arista Naperville
next to Nicor Headquarters
(888) 504-0088

Illinois Basic Economic Development Course

Physical Course Address

Illinois BEDC Basic Economic Development Course
1844 Ferry Road, Naperville, IL, United States
Phone: Course Director Chris Manheim (847) 691-0008 (cell)
E-mail: Course Director – economicdevelopment@earthlink.net

Phone: Course Coordinator, Cindy Cobetto - 618-650-2164 
E-mail: Course Coordinator, Cindy Cobetto – cgorsag@siue.edu

For information on becoming a Certified Economic Developer, click here.

For information on joining the world's largest association of professional economic developers, click here.