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


Consultant Connect presents "NEXT 2019."

NEXT 2019 is a meeting of the top 35 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 2019 NOW OPEN

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. Applications are open! Submit your information on the form below to get your name on the list! 


Information for Next 2019

Chicago, IL

August 20 + 21


While plans are being finalized for 2019 take a look at the brief agenda to get an idea of what you can expect!

tuesday, august 20

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

wednesday, August 21

8:45 am | Meet
9:00 am | Breakfast + Morning Sessions
11:30 am | Lunch
1:30 pm | Afternoon Sessions
4:30 pm | Refresh + Relax (break)
6:00 pm | Dinner


Applications are OPEN!

Questions? Contact Carla Sones at carla@consultantconnect.org or 269.207.4982.