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


Consultant Connect presents "NEXT 2018."

NEXT 2018 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 for 2018

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. Once applications are open, submit your information below to get your name on the list! 


Information for Next 2018 coming soon!


While plans are being finalized for  2018 take a look at the agenda from Next 2017 to get an idea of what you can expect!

Monday, July 31

6:45 pm | Meet for Dinner
7:00 pm | Dinner

Tuesday, August 1

7:45 am | Meet
8:00 am | Breakfast + Morning Sessions
11:30 am | Lunch
1:30 pm | Afternoon Sessions
4:30 pm | Refresh + Relax (break)
6:00 pm | Dinner

Wednesday, August 2

8:30 am | Breakfast + Morning Sessions
11:30 am | Closing Thoughts


Applications and registration for Next are coming soon! 

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