SPOKANE, WA  |  JUNE 16-18, 2024


Join us in stunning Spokane, where we will bring together visionary economic development professionals to explore emerging industry trends, discuss cutting-edge technology and applications, and showcase innovative strategies to foster transformational economic development. This year’s 2024 Economic Future Forum held in Spokane, Washington on June 16-18  will explore 'Transformational Economic Development' and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Expo '74, Spokane's community-changing World Fair mega-event. Discover how Spokane’s innovative businesses, events, projects, technologies, and workforce talent has revolutionized communities for the better. 

Equity + Economy

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Sustainability + Resilience  


Tech + Transformation

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Culture + Commerce



Learn more about Spokane

The beautiful city of Spokane serves as the premier backdrop to delve into this year's theme of 'Transformational Economic Development' as we showcase advanced technology, creative economies, clean and carbon-neutral energy solutions, as well as heritage and cultural tourism in Washington state's second-largest city.
  • Explore the 'Capital of the Intermountain Northwest,' with a diverse economy serving nearly 2 million people. The area boasts a thriving labor market and is a hub for healthcare, transportation, clean energy, education, and recreation.

  • Learn how Spokane balances population growth, conservation, and innovative industries while still maintaining a flourishing downtown where more than half of the buildings are on the Historic Register.

  • Discover how Spokane became the smallest city ever to host the World's Fair and the first to present an environmentally-themed exhibition in 1972.

Start planning your visit today for opportunities to blend professional growth with some leisure time in one of the Northwest's most family-friendly vacation hubs. Don't miss the chance to extend your stay, forge new memories, and expand your knowledge to transform your region.