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CLED Courses for 2023

                    Courses for 2023

With the exception of Basic Economic Development Course, courses are not accredited by the IEDC.  They are offered as part of the "Certified Louisiana Economic Developer" (CLED) designation.


                 Coming October 3-4, 2023

Site Development

Hammond, La.


Taylor Gravois, P.E., P.L.S., PMP, Principal CSRS

Ron Crum, Practice Lead – Industrial Site Selection, CSRS

Early Registration - LIDEA Members $350 - Now through August 4

Early Registration - Non Members    $400 - Now through August 4


Regular Registration - LIDEA Members $400 August 5- September 15

Regular Registration - Non Members   $450  August 5- September 15

Course Description:


Registration system is down.

To Register, call 985-549-3199 today!

Event Location:


1514 Martens Drive

Hammond LA


There is ample parking within our parking lot.

Event Times:

October 3 - 8am - 5pm

October 4 - 8am - 4pm

Hotel Recommendations:

While there are no hotel room blocks, LIDEA recommends the following options as having always provided good service and a reasonable cost:

Courtyard by Marriott

1605 S. Magnolia Street, Hammond, LA 

 Phone: (985) 956-7730

Holiday Inn                          

1819 SW Railroad Avenue, Hammond, LA 

Phone: (985) 662-3877 


Hampton Inn                        

401 Westin Oak Drive, Hammond, LA 

Phone: (985) 419-2188 

Descriptions of Other Courses Offered:

Most courses are offered on the Southeastern campus. Event registration will have information on classroom location.

The Certified Louisiana Economic Developer (CLED) training program is a joint effort between LIDEA, Southeastern Louisiana University, and Louisiana Economic Development.

LIDEA Professional Development Programs are an Equal Opportunity Provider.  Special accomodations will be made by participants with disabilities or special needs.

LIDEA Sponsors:

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