Economic Profiles and Assessments; what you will learn about your community and what others may learn about you

APA Pennsylvania Chapter


Wednesday, October 17, 2018
noon - 1:15 p.m. EDT

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Private businesses market themselves for success, so why should it be any different for municipalities? Detailing your community’s demographics, statistics, and economic indicators can be beneficial to your management, residents (current and future) and for prospective businesses.


Conducting economic profiles and assessments can be a key tool in the success of your community. Making information about your town readily available is a customer service oriented way to tell the story of your community. Conducting updates to your profile and assessment can become a planning tool that helps guide decision-making and other important strategies.


The webinar will provide information to learn about these concepts and more.

most to people in a community.


Jeff Grim

Jeff Grim is a Research Analyst for the IUP Institute for Rural Health & Safety’s Center for Transportation and a certified Professional Transportation Planner. Prior to working for IUP IRHS, Mr. Grim worked as Chief Planner for Indiana County and as Data Analyst / Traffic Modeler for SPC, the Metropolitan Planning ... Read More

Chelsea Puff

Chelsea Puff is the Business and Economic Development Manager for Cranberry Township. She oversees the Business Hub - the community's economic development and outreach program serving more than 1,000 local businesses. Chelsea's work in Cranberry includes the management of the Township's grant applications, coordination of the community ... Read More

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Susan Shermer,