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Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) Exam
September 15-17, 2023

You have the experience, skills, and knowledge of a great economic developer. Now get recognized for your achievements through the Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) program, the standard of excellence for the profession.

In conjunction with the 2023 Annual Conference, IEDC is conducting a certification exam on September 17-18, 2023. Download an application (PDF) and send it in today; the application deadline for this exam is August 15th, 2023. Please direct questions regarding Certification to


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Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) Exam Essentials Workshop
September 19, 2023

The CEcD Exam Essentials workshop will provide attendees with a complete overview of the Certified Economic Developer exam process and provide you with tools and techniques that can be used for preparing for the certification exam. This workshop is a requirement for individuals who are planning to sit for the certification exam. If you are planning to sit for the Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) exam, it’s never too early to start planning and learning more about the process. Attendees will learn tools and techniques for preparing for the exam and witness a mock oral interview.