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MEDA Convention 2019

“Taking the Leap” in Tucson, Arizona

October 31 - November 3, 2019

The Westin La Paloma, Tucson, Arizona

Starting your own business, helping someone build their own, or making a change requires boldness, courage, and at times, taking a leap of faith. Experience MEDA’s annual Business as a Calling Convention and explore this year’s theme “Taking the Leap” in life, business and international development.

Join us in Tucson, Arizona!


Register now to join us in Tucson!
Early bird hotel rates are only available until October 1, 2019.
Early bird convention rates are available until October 15, 2019.

This four-day event will be jam-packed with speakers, plenary sessions, fun events, and plenty of networking opportunities – to leave you challenged, informed, and inspired.

  • Hear exciting updates about MEDA’s global work and business as a calling
  • Connect with like-minded individuals with a passion for business, faith and alleviating poverty
  • Learn from experts about cutting-edge approaches to international economic development
  • Experience Tucson’s rich culture and natural beauty
  • Be part of a community that is making a difference

You’ll be in Good Company

MEDA Convention brings together a diverse group of people – supporters and their families, staff, students, young professionals, pastors, clients, and experts in international economic development.

What do we all have in common? We’re all passionately committed to business, faith, and alleviating poverty. Together, we’re a community “taking the leap” to challenge the status quo and to help the impoverished build sustainable and prosperous livelihoods.


With three streams of programming there is a place for everyone at MEDA Convention! Join us for discussions and events on Business + Faith, International Economic Development, MEDAx young professional programming and Pitch Competition on Friday November 1st. Choose the seminars that most interest you!

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn, grow, and explore in a beautiful southwest setting.

Sponsorship opportunities at MEDA Convention 2019 are available!

Register for Convention 2019