• UEDA Annual Summit

Delivering the Future:
Higher Education’s Role in an Ever-Changing World

Each year, the UEDA Annual Summit welcomes thought leaders from across the country to share ideas and best practices in university economic development. This year, we found our Summit home in Long Beach, California, a national hub of global commerce and recognized as one of the leading municipalities in governing a diversity of communities that harmoniously inspire innovation.

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About Long Beach

Satisfy your inner urbanite at downtown Long Beach’s vibrant waterfront scene. From eclectic neighborhoods to sandy beaches, you’ll find Long Beach to be an urban waterfront playground. Visit museums, tour a 1930s ocean liner and watch sea lions at Long Beach’s aquarium. Enjoy live performances and cruise Naples canals. Spot dolphins at play on your way to Catalina Island.

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About the Renaissance 

The Long Beach hotel’s Navigators can be your guide to the unexpected pleasures of the downtown scene — art, culture, shopping, nightlife, or whatever stirs your soul. Open your senses and experience it all in our eclectic lobby including ocean-to-fork dining at SIP Bar & Lounge and incredible local musical talent. Unwind with a refreshing swim or craft cocktail on our third-floor deck, 111 Pool + Lounge, and enjoy killer views of the Pacific Ocean and the legendary Queen Mary from our Long Beach hotel.
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Become a Sponsor

As a national conference supporting economic development experts from across the U.S. and Canada, the UEDA Annual Summit attracts more than 250 C-level and director-level professionals from universities, communities and for-profit businesses. The Summit provides an ideal venue for exposure to top-level economic development practitioners from across North America and beyond. Sponsorship and supporter investment brings high-profile attention and recognition to each sponsor organization.
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