Entrepreneurial Economic Development Calendar

Events that shine a spotlight on entrepreneurship

A calendar of events celebrating entrepreneurs and economic development

Attending conferences and events is one of the best ways to stay up-to-date with entrepreneurship-led economic development. We’ve curated this calendar to help economic developers and ecosystem builders stay abreast of networking opportunities, educational webinars and national conversations happening around entrepreneurship.

Below, you’ll find just a few of the business and entrepreneur-focused events on our radar in 2022. This list is not comprehensive and does not serve as an endorsement for non-SourceLink events. If there’s something we missed, feel free to send us a note.

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January 2023

Jan

National Mentoring Month

Jan

Financial Wellness Month

1-7

National Thank Your Customers Week

13

Make Your Dream Come True Day

16

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

16-20

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland #WEF23

18-20

U.S. Conference of Mayors- 91st Winter Meeting

19-20

IEDC Training Course: Managing Economic Development Organizations

18-21

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Workforce Development Institute 2023

Jacksonville, FL

18-22

United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) 2023 Conference

Tallahassee, FL

28-29

IEDC Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) Exam

Tuscon, AZ

29-31

IEDC 2023 Leadership Summit

Tuscon, AZ

February 2023

Feb

Black History Month

Feb

Youth Leadership Month

Feb

Library Lovers' Month

9

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

#womeninSTEM

11

National Inventors Day

11-18

National Entrepreneurship Week

15

Finding More Volunteers: Beyond the same ten people who try to do it all; Radically Rural

21-24

IEDC Economic Development Academy

21-22

IEDC Introduction to Entrepreneurship-led Economic Development

23-24

IEDC Accelerating Growth through Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development

March 2023

Mar

National Women’s History Month

3-5

Sustainability, Ethics & Entrepreneurship Conference

#SEEConf San Juan, PR

3-5

Sustainability, Ethics & Entrepreneurship Conference

8

International Women’s Day

#IWD2023 #EmbraceEquity

8

CityAge: How to Build the Future Workforce

9-10

IEDC Business Retention and Expansion

10-19

2023 SXSW Interactive Conference

#SXSW

12

Daylight Saving Time 2023

15

America's SBDC Day

#SBDCday

20-23

WBENC 2023: Momentum National Conference

Nashville, TN

22-24

Advancing Research Impact in Society Summit

22-24

IEDC Economic Development Credit Analysis

26-28

2022 National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

Washington D.C.

27-29

Main Street Now Conference

Boston, MA

29

National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

April 2023

3-9

National Library Week 2022​

#NationalLibraryWeek

5-6

Startup Champions Network Summit​

Location

8

Skoll World Forum

Hybrid, Oxford, UK, #skollwf

12-13

Startup Grind Global Conference​

#startupgrind

21

Building Rural Communities Through Entrepreneurship​

21

National Get to Know Your Customer Day

#GetToKnowYourCustomersDay

21

RuralRISE Monthly Speaker Series​

Coachella Valley, CA

25-29

2022 Watermark Conference for Women​

#watermarkconf

26-28

2022 Collective Impact Action Summit​

Virtual

30-2

American Association of Community Colleges Annual Conference (AACC)​

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