This year’s conference “will give CALED members and non-members alike the opportunity to gather together and discuss the latest trends in economic development and solutions to pressing problems.” As a long-time attendee of this conference, Principal Mark Bergethon is familiar with the high-quality content and discussions it generates, and has even been inspired to write about “Fundraising FAQs from California Economic Developers.”┬áIf you would like to set up a one-on-one meeting with Mark while you’re in San Francisco in order to discuss your organization’s current funding needs, please email him at

To learn more, please visit the conference website.