Nov 26 2020


9:00 am - 3:00 pm



Economic Development 101

A one day workshop for elected officials, administrators, economic developers, community planners and any economic development stakeholders
Covid-19 Protocols: Masks & sanitizing products will be available. Attendance will be limited to allow for social distancing and to comply with provincial regulations.
Led by well-known community economic developers, EDCD Consulting, this workshop is hands-on and 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)
* Entrepreneurship
* 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!