Friday, December 1, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
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District Hall 
75 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02110

Driving Directions 

Parking Information

There are multiple parking options in the area:

  1. Pilgrim Parking - One Marina Park Drive Garage     One Marina Park Drive, Boston, MA  02210
  2. LAZ Parking - Watermark Seaport                              85 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02210
  3. One Seaport Parking Garage - Entrance located on Sleeper Street across from the Envoy Hotel               1 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA  02210


Samantha Penzone 
Massachusetts Economic Development Council 

Thank You to our Sponsors!

Thank You to our Sponsors! 


MEDC Winter Conference & Annual Meeting

Please join us on Friday, December 1, 2017 at District Hall in the Seaport District of Boston for "Landing the Big One: Site Selection and Site Readiness".

This half day conference will feature speakers from the site selection industry who will give an overview of the site selection process and provide tools and resources for the attendee.  The second panel will feature case studies, which will give insight to all aspects of the process.  From the town who landed the relocation of a business, to the company who owned the site and marketed it properly, along with the brokers who solidified the deal.  Attendees will also hear from the companies themselves on how they decided on making the move.


8:30 Registration & Networking

9:00 Welcome

9:15 Panel 1: Site Selection, Readiness & Marketing Tools

Susan Houston - Executive Director, MassEcon

Mike Kennealy - Assistant Secretary for Business Growth, Commonwealth of MA

Ed Starzec - Director of Land Planning & Permitting, MassDevelopment

10:30 Break

10:45 Panel 2: Landing the Big One: Case Studies

Dan DeMarco - Partner, Campanelli

Paul Halkiotis - Planning & Economic Development Director, Town of Norwood

Matthew Barry - Divisions President, LStar Ventures

More speakers to be announced soon!

12:00 Luncheon & Keynote Speaker

Speaker to be announced soon!

*MEDC Annual Meeting will occur before lunch is served*