A series of one day workshops for elected officials, administrators, economic developers, community planners and any stakeholders interested in community economic development.
The workshops are led by well-known community economic developers, EDCD Consulting, with combined experience of more than 50 years!
This is a hands on workshop which promises to help you develop answers for your own community's economic development. You will learn the context and key functions of local economic development and receive the basics on how community leaders can support this important facet in their community's growth plan. Topics will include:
* Strategic Planning
* Community Assets
* Business Retention & Expansion (BRE)
* Investment Readiness
* Regional Partnership
* Attraction Activities
* Foundational Tools
* Economic Disaster Recovery Planning
Each workshop participant will receive a summary of the day's findings to bring back to their own community and implement into their own community development plans!
Note that due to Covid-19 restrictions, attendance numbers are currently limited to 25 per session.