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July 8-12 in Boise, Idaho at The Riverside Hotel

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“Energizing people, organizations and
communities through innovation and
inspired leadership”

The Northwest Community Development
Institute has been hailed as one of the most
educational and inspiring training sessions in the
country. This training is provided by the Idaho
Department of Commerce, in partnership with
Business Oregon. With a top notch curriculum
and world class trainers, we have the right formula
for an experience that can give you the edge you
need in dealing with complex challenges in your
community and region. CDI will provide you with
information, a new perspective and skills you can
apply immediately. It also will provide you with an
opportunity to network with other professionals and
draw from their knowledge and experience. 

After completing three years, you may choose to
pursue a Professional Community and Economic
Development (PCED) Certification.

A limited number of scholarships are available for tuition. Deadline is May 31, 2024. SCHOLARSHIPS ARE NOW OPEN.


Northwest Community Development Institute 2024
Northwest Community Development Institute 2024
Energizing people, organizations and communities through innovation and inspired leadership.
Jul 08, 2024, 7:00 AM – Jul 12, 2024, 1:00 PM
The Riverside Hotel,
2900 W Chinden Blvd, Garden City, ID 83714, USA
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The Riverside Hotel


We have a limited number of rooms available at a special group rate.

$172.00 plus applicable state occupancy tax of 13%


Call 208-343-1871 to book your room today! Be sure to ask for the CDI group rate. 

Last day for group rate: June 15th, 2024 

Check-in: 4PM

Check-out: 11AM

Individual room reservations may be cancelled or changed without charge up to 24-hours prior to arrival.


Who Should Attend?

Elected Officials and Staff, Community and Economic Development Agencies and Organizations, Non-Profits, Legislators, Chambers of Commerce, Extension Agents, Tribes, Planners, Community Volunteers and private sector representatives. The NWCDI is endorsed by the Community Development Council (CDC) and was recently recognized by Community Development Society International for superior programming that exemplifies and positively influences community development practice.

Professional Certification Levels


Advanced- CANCELED
for 2024

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