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2018 LVEDC Annual Meeting

By LVEDC Staff on March 14, 2018

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/14/2018
4:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

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Please join us for the 2018 LVEDC Annual Meeting, to be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks.

This annual event highlights economic development projects and activity over the past year and recognizes the companies and people that have contributed to the region’s success. Attendance typically brings together about 500 of Lehigh Valley’s most influential business professionals to learn about the development and network with peers. This year’s event will start with networking and a cocktail hour preceding the meeting.

4:15 – 5:15: Networking & cocktail hour
5:15 – 6:30: Annual meeting (meeting begins promptly at 5:15)
6:30 – 7:30: Networking, refreshment and hors d’oeuvres

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. To ensure your name gets added to the list, please call 610-266-6775 if you intend to register.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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