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Register for the Heartland Economic Development Course

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Attention PDI members interested in

Heartland Economic Development Course 2019

Registration is Filling Much Faster Than Usual! Only 30 spaces left! Register Very Soon 

April 22-26, 2019 Blue Springs, MO  (Monday evening-Friday Noon) 

There are 85 spaces for the Heartland Economic Development Course. Typically, PDI has 22-25 attend.  Currently, only five are registered.  In past years, waiting until the first of the year to register was no problem.  However, this year South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma developers are apparently registering early and often.  Only 30 spaces remain and at this pace they will be filled by December.  If you, your staff or your clients are interested in attending the 2019 course, register asap.

 

Visit https://bcs.uni.edu/heartland/ for course information, scholarship links and to register.

 

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