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PDI's 2018 Fall Conference - A Sneak Peek

This year's 2018 PDI Fall Conference is set to take place in Iowa City on September 26-28, 2018. The Fall Conference Planning Committee has been selected and they are already busy preparing for next Fall. ...

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Presidential Post - September 5, 2017

resident's Message Mark Reinig, CEcD, PDI President MARK REINIG Mark Reinig, CEcD PDI President Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2017 Fall Conference 10. Because you said that ‘lack of leadership – local, state and federal levels' is one of your top three greatest challenges....

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President's Message - June 2017

You talked and we listened. Many comments were made on the PDI Spring Event evaluation about tax credits and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) — so much so that we are adding a general session at the Fall Conference. Several of PDI's member experts, Jason Hutcheson, Burlington; Dan Culhane, Ames; and Chad Schreck, Mason City will round out the panel. ...

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PDI Fall Conference - Registration is Still Open!

2016 PDI Fall Conference September 28-30, 2016 Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites, Fort Dodge, IA “Positioning Your Assets for Global Competition”...

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The Presidential Post, November 18, 2014

Each year PDI holds an Annual Meeting/Conference in late September/early October. Preliminary events are held on Wednesday and conference workshops and general sessions are held on Thursday and Friday. There are also events in the evening for some Conferences. Going forward, PDI Spring Conferences are held in the central Iowa region (in conjunction with another industry event.) ...

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