Who Will lead our future? What Is next in our industry?


Consultant Connect presents "NEXT 2016."

NEXT 2016 is a meeting of the top 30 North American rising stars in economic development. Rising leaders of our industry will gather to learn from one another, build a strong network of talented, passionate economic development leaders and gain valuable insights from site consultants and the existing generation of leaders in our industry.

It is time for the leaders of our future to gather and collaborate!


Applications are now being accepted

Don't wait too long, seats are limited and applications will be reviewed by our site consultants and economic development panel on a first come basis. Submit your information below to get your name on the list! 


meeting location:

W Atlanta Midtown                                                      188 14th Street, NE, Atlanta, GA, 30361


W Atlanta Midtown                                                      188 14th Street, NE, Atlanta, GA, 30361

The Details

Wednesday, November 2, 2016               

*casual attire*                                                                                 6:30 pm      Welcome Dinner


Thursday, November 3, 2016

*business casual* (jeans + jacket)                                                     8:00 am      Breakfast and Sessions
12:00 pm     Lunch                                                                          1:00 pm      Afternoon Sessions
 5:00 pm     Session Concludes

     [ time to relax + refresh ] 

6:30 pm      Meet for Group Transportation
7:00 pm      Dinner


Friday, November 4, 2016

*business casual* (jeans + jacket)                                                     8:00 am      Breakfast and Sessions  
11:30 am      NEXT Concludes



Registration is $1,200 per guest and includes event meals. Registration is available by application only. To apply for a seat, please enter your information by clicking "I AM NEXT." Upon acceptance, you will be contacted to confirm payment.

Questions? Contact Carla Winchester at carla@consultantconnect.org or 269.492.3782.