Digital Globalisation : Digital Localisation

We are proud to invite your organisation to participate as a sponsor and/or exhibitor at NEDC19.

CLICK HERE to download the Sponsorship Proposal

As the flagship event for EDA, the peak national body for economic development practitioners, the national event will attract more than 200 economic development leaders from across Australia. The event will also host thought leaders in industry development, representatives from all levels of government and the key organisations with an interest in Australia’s prosperity and economic growth.

Why sponsor?

NEDC provides a unique opportunity to promote your business to the economic development leaders of Australia.

The NEDC19 sponsorship and exhibition packages have been designed to:

  • Provide an excellent opportunity to promote your company among conference delegates, high profile personnel and key policy makers.
  • Raise your company profile.
  • Provide an opportunity to develop new strategic partnerships and strengthen existing partnerships.

Early confirmation will ensure the highest level of exposure. An extensive promotional campaign including advertisements, email broadcasts and web exposure are being implemented in the lead up to the conference and the opportunity exists for your company to be represented as a key supporter, strategically placed before your market.

The listed packages are by no means limited and we welcome the opportunity to discuss your individual requirements.

To discuss your involvement and marketing goals further, please contact the Conference Organiser, Premier Event Concepts:
Email: shanna@premiereventconcepts.com.au
Phone: 0437 377 107

Thank you to our sponsors…

Gold Sponsors

The Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science drives growth and job creation. We boost Australia’s competitiveness and facilitate economic transformation by backing business, science, innovation and investment. Our effort relies on building strong relationships between businesses, entrepreneurs, employees, the science community, government, regulators and international partners.

The Department helps businesses to improve their productivity, capabilities and networks. We deliver initiatives to build on local competitive strengths, including promoting best practice in innovation precincts and connecting local businesses to global markets through the SME Export Hubs Initiative.

For more information visit business.gov.au.

Geografia was formed in 2006 as a Melbourne-based consulting partnership focusing on population and economic modelling and service and facility demand forecasting. Spatial analysis and GIS continue to form a large part of Geografia’s work, reflecting the company’s origin in the disciplines of human and physical geography.

Working for government and the private sector around Australia and Malaysia, the company developed its expertise in analysing land use trends, economic development and population growth. As data became more complex and abundant, Geografia moved towards online data visualisation and analytics, expanding to take on staff based around the world.

Geografia has been the recipient of multiple awards and prizes for work in data analytics and digital innovation, including from the Planning Institute of Australia, two awards from Economic Development Australia and a $50,000 prize from the Urban Development Institute of Australia. Geografia is currently researching the development of the next generation of tourism impact prediction models.

Silver Sponsor

REMPLAN are specialists in providing area-specific economic, demographic and forecast data. We are a team of economists, planners, demographers, economic development specialists, analysts and software developers who create online analytical tools and information resources. For almost 20 years REMPLAN has been supporting thousands of people with data and analysis that is accurate and up to date, enabling timely, evidence-based decision making about where to Live, Work and Invest. At REMPLAN, we pride ourselves in providing a level of service that is second-to-none.

P: 1300 737 443
E: info@remplan.com.au
W: www.remplan.com.au


The Australian Business Register (ABR) was created to make it easy for business to interact with Government. Our focus is on making it simple for businesses to register for an Australian Business Number (ABN), ensuring the integrity and quality of the data on the ABR, and helping government agencies at all levels to access and use the data. This assists them to better understand businesses, make informed decisions and streamline how they interact with business.

.id are the population experts, dedicated to informing decisions that shape the future. Combining expertise in demographics, population forecasting, economics and housing, .id help governments and organisations make informed decisions with publicly-access online tools and specialist consulting services.

Urban Enterprise is a professional Melbourne based consultancy specialising in Urban Planning, Land Economics, Tourism Planning and Industry Software.

Urban Enterprise has provided high quality advice to both the public and private sectors throughout Australia for 30 years, with an experienced team of urban planners, property analysts, economists and tourism planners.
Urban Enterprise takes pride in providing clear and practical advice to clients which leads to achievable outcomes. Our work is always supported by extensive research, consultation and clear thinking. We deliver tailored advice and ensure all clients are provided with a premium consulting service.

We also develop specialised industry software products for the planning, economic development and tourism sectors. Our products include MonitorCRMS© and DevCAP©.

Urban Enterprise and its staff are members of the following professional and industry groups:

• Planning Institute of Australia;
• Economic Development Australia;
• Urban Development Institute of Australia;
• Property Council of Australia;
• Victoria Planning and Environmental Law Association;
• Australian Property Institute;
• Victorian Tourism Industry Council;
• Australian Regional Tourism Network.

Economic Development Awards of Excellence Dinner and EDA Awards Sponsor

Lucid Economics is a boutique consultancy that works cooperatively with clients to solve their problems using economic and financial analysis. We advise both public and private sector clients all across Australia, often providing insights and clarity to direct investment decisions, policy and strategy.

We specialise in all facets of economic development from strategy formulation to economic and industry analysis (and most bits in between). Our team has decades of practical experience in economic development as well as working with investors and corporate clients, ensuring our clients benefit from ‘real world’ experience. As practitioners, our team has delivered hundreds of millions in investment outcomes and thousands of local jobs. We routinely partner with local and state governments to generate tangible outcomes on the ground through economic development.

Panel Session Sponsor

Connect your local business community to each other, local expertise, business events, commercial opportunities and local talent.

Localised is a fully hosted, high impact digital platform designed specifically to meet the needs of local businesses. Delivered in partnership with local government, local chambers, business networks, education providers, recruitment and businesses, Localised will give your Economic Development team real time data and new insights into your local economy and business activity

Speaker Sponsor

The Legatus Group is the peak regional local government organisation that focuses on the wealth, wellbeing and social cohesion of its communities via sustainable productive landscapes and the natural environments.

The Legatus Group is the trading name of the Central Local Government Region of South Australia which is a regional subsidiary of 15 Councils established under the Local Government Act 1999 (SA). The purpose of the Legatus Group is to undertake the co-ordination, advocacy and representation of the constituent councils at a regional level. Through the increased facilitation and co-ordination of local government activities relating to economic and community development at a regional level, the object of improving benefits to the communities of the constituent councils is enabled.

Conference Supporter

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