PALMETTO -- The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. will host its annual update reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center in Palmetto. Futurist Jack Uldrich is the keynote speaker, and the event will include a networking hour and updates from EDC leaders. Tickets are $55 for EDC investors, $65 for all others. Tables of eight are also available. Go to events.thinkbradentonarea.com to register.