CEDAS Takes Syracuse at "NEDACuse2015" Conference


CEDAS members made up a sizable delegation to the 2015 Northeastern Economic Developers  Association (NEDA)  Annual Conference, which took place in Syracuse, New York on September 13 – 15, 2015.

Syracuse Skyline

The Conference, entitled “Re-Think…Revive…Re-Thrive” welcomed more than 170 economic development professionals and partners from NEDA’s constituent states and territories from Pennsylvania to Maine. 

Part of the Connecticut Delegation and friends attend the first plenary

Notably, CEDAS members and partner organizations stood out during the awards ceremony.  CEDAS Board President and NEDA Board Member, Patrick McMahon presented the Richard Kelso Educator of the Year award to fellow CEDAS Board Member and Past President, Mark Waterhouse for his lifetime of efforts to professionalize and create educational opportunities in the field of economic development across the region. For more information on Mark, please visit the CEDAS bios.

CEDAS debuts our new marketing display!

Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) came home with several marketing awards, including :

  • NEDA Marketing Best in Show Award
  • Outstanding Branding or Promotion of Economic Development Organization: Connecticut Economic Resource Center – City of Meriden Billboard Campaign, Meriden, Connecticut
  • Outstanding Content on Economic Development Topics: Connecticut Economic Resource Center – CERC Eye on Economics, Rocky Hill, Connecticut

For more information on awards, visit here.

CERC accepts multiple awards at NEDAcuse 2015

Patrick McMahon and Bob Santy, President & CEO of CERC, hosted a training and breakout session that featured the highly successful Economic Development Municpal Training curriculum that has reached many communities throughout Connecticut over the past 18 months.

For more pictures and conversations from the NEDA Communication Team and participants, check out hashtag #NEDACuse on twitter and other social media platforms.

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