The Major Economic Development Event of the Year 

This year’s IED Annual CConference is taking place in London on 23 Novembe and will bring together economic development, regeneration and business leaders from across the UK to discuss how to achieve true economic development and create an enabling environment for sustainable economic growth.

Book now for our pre-election discount of £179, offer ends 9 June midnight!

Our keynotes last year included:

Sir Vince Cable
Former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Sir John Peace
Burberry Group plc, Standard Chartered PLC and Midlands Engine

Jules Pipe
Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration & Skills
Greater London Authority

What's in store?

  • Get the latest insights from policy makers, economic development experts and thought leaders on greater devolution of powers to city regions, and explore the extent to which devolution deals can offer opportunities for sustainable economic growth

  • Discuss and debate the implications of Brexit and its significance for local economic development with political and business leaders from across the nation

  • Hear strategic growth ideas balanced with practical examples of innovative approaches to economic development and delivering the growth agenda NOW

  • Meet over 200 economic development and regeneration professionals from across the UK under one roof! 

Places are limited, so make sure you  don't miss out and book your place today .


"Well balanced and addresses some of the key issues facing planning professionals" 
Head of Development Planning - Plymouth City Council

"High profile and fast moving"
Residential Director - Turley Associates 

"Good mix of delegates and differing viewpoints" 
Head of Strategy - The Planning Inspectorate

"Excellent cross-pollination between different areas of planning"   
Barrister - Cornerstone Barristers    

“Clarity on our current delivery challenges”      
Head of Planning
- Lincolnshire County Council



Last year's attendees said: 

"Excellent range of speakers with very strong content. Unmissable." - Programme Manager, Hertfordshire LEP

"An excellent, interesting event and a good opportunity to network with peer group / colleagues" - Director, Moore Strategic Consulting Ltd 

"The most important economic development conference in my calendar each year" -   Director, Hardisty Jones Associates

"An absolute “must attend” for ED professionals" - EDO, Canterbury City Council

"Every aspect of this conference was directly relevant to my day job" - Head of Enterprise and Investment, Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Economic Development Company


Earn up to 7 CPD points