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Registration Is Open for Emsi2019

March 19, 2019 by Gwen Burrow

Register today for Emsi’s ninth annual users’ conference!

Emsi2019 Lead & Engage: How to Use Labor Market Data Like a Pro will take place September 16-18, 2019, at our traditional spot in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (a little slice of Pacific Northwest heaven).

Register by May 31 to get the early-bird discount.

Emsi2019 will bring together dozens of data users from business, higher education, and economic & workforce development for two and a half days of training, problem-solving, and collaborating with their peers and the Emsi team.

The conference is a prime opportunity to:

  1. Learn how to explain, defend, and use Emsi data more effectively
  2. Improve your strategies based on other users’ success stories
  3. Brainstorm with experts in your field
  4. Glean practical takeaways that will help you solve problems faster

Agenda and speakers

Speakers will be announced soon! Here’s a sneak peek at the agenda. (Details subject to change.)

Monday, September 16

  • Breakfast
  • Workshops led by Emsi – morning
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Workshops led by power users – afternoon
  • Outdoor reception

Tuesday, September 17

  • Breakfast
  • Keynote & breakout sessions – morning
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Breakout sessions – afternoon
  • Dinner cruise 

Wednesday, September 18

  • Breakfast
  • Conference – morning
  • End of main conference – 12:00 noon
  • Community insights roundtable – afternoon

What you will learn

These are the kinds of topics you can expect at Emsi2019:


  • How to create a better talent strategy, both locally and globally
  • Making smarter decisions about relocation and expansion
  • Understanding how talent pipelines are developed
  • Complementing talent market analytics with people analytics for deeper analysis

Higher education

  • Aligning programs with regional demand
  • Partnering with employers to customize programs and build career pathways
  • Connecting students with successful careers
  • Using alumni employment outcomes data to drive recruitment and marketing

Economic development

  • Developing superclusters that help market our community
  • Proving our workforce availability
  • Attracting and developing skilled talent
  • Identifying in-demand job titles and skills
  • Understanding supply chain and industry multipliers

Workforce development

  • Creating career pathways to develop, attract, and retain talent
  • Identifying fastest-growing industries
  • Defining our workforce beyond government codes
  • Forging partnerships with researchers in higher ed

What you will love

“One of the best conferences I have attended: relevant, timely, and applicable.” – Ron Umehira, Leeward Community College

“Being able to use the data properly and communicate it in visually appealing and understandable ways has continued to be of huge value to my organization.”  April Potter, Opportunity Stanislaus

“One of the most useful and edifying professional experiences I have had. I will bring a multitude of ideas and connections back to my home institution.” – Aaron King, University of Florida

“My mind is still racing with ideas gleaned from all the sessions.” – Kate Roberts, Monterey Bay Economic Partnership

Book your hotel

Book your reservation at the Coeur d’Alene Resort right away—the rooms disappear fast! Call 1.800.688.5253 and mention Emsi to receive the group rate. Room block expires August 11.

Register here. Questions? Contact Gwen Burrow at gburrow@economicmodeling.com. I’d love to tell you more about why you’ll love Emsi2019. Check out the recap of the 2018 Emsi conference. 

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