Don’t miss out on the opportunity to stay ahead of the curve in economic development strategies, and attend the upcoming CALED Annual Conference, “Elevate,” happening at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country in Santa Rosa, CA from April 10-12. Online registration closes on April 2, so secure your spot today!

As the largest economic development gathering in the state, the CALED conference promises insightful sessions covering pressing topics such as tackling homelessness, recovery and resiliency case studies and strategies for gaining community benefits through development. Attendees will also enjoy economic development walking tours, ample networking opportunities and invaluable insights from California’s local economic developers.

Featured Sessions:

  • Thursday, April 11, 9:45 a.m. -10:45 a.m.
    • Economic Development #Influencer: Revolutionizing Economic Development through Cutting-Edge Marketing Strategies & Innovative Digital Tools. Discover game-changing marketing strategies and how AI tools like ChatGPT can redefine your approach to success.
  • Thursday, April 11, 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
    • CA Ports – Driving the California Economy. Learn about workforce development plans and environmental justice efforts shaping the future of California’s ports.
  • Friday, April 12, 9 a.m. -9:45 a.m.
    • Leadership Discussion on Economic Development Evolution with Gurbax Sahota, President & CEO of CALED and California Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Stewart Knox.

Elevate your economic development knowledge and join us at CALED’s Annual Conference!

To view the full agenda and register, visit the official conference website at