A Transformational Approach to Economic Development

APA Connecticut Chapter

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

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Overview

Economic development is a critical component of any community's strategic plan. Planners will engage in learning current methods being implemented and understand the importance that public officials across the municipal structure understand the intricacies of the local, state and global economy, and develop a strong and successful economic development foundation for their community’s future. This municipal economic development workshop is unique in that it is geared to ALL within a municipality who impact economic development, and is designed to get everyone working collaboratively. Additionally, attendees will receive information about research, marketing and general economic development practices, as well as resources and tools available to achieve economic development results.

Speakers

Courtney Hendricson

Invited Speaker

Vice President of Municipal Services - CERC Courtney has over 15 years of experience as a local economic developer with expertise in commercial real estate and business retention and attraction. Passionate about local government and its direct impact on residents and business, she oversees CERC’s services to municipalities, including economic ... Read More

Robert Santy

Invited Speaker

Robert (Bob) has enjoyed a 35-year career in a variety of positions at the intersection of business, the economy and public policy. In addition to leading CERC, he also is playing a leadership role in the Open Data movement, advocating greater public accessibility to data, as chair of InformCT and ... Read More

Contact Info

Jeanne Davies, ctriverplanner@gmail.com