If you missed these webinars, you can still check out all the great content we covered in these two fantastic sessions. Enjoy practical solutions and words of wisdom and experience from your colleagues in the industry.
Your location's businesses of all sizes need as much support as they can get to survive the pandemic. This is particularly true of small and medium-sized businesses, who generally cannot afford to hire pricey outside consultants. These businesses represent the lifeblood of most regional economies, generating the vast majority of jobs. There are a number of ways economic development organizations, SBDCs and chambers of commerce can support those businesses. In this webinar, GIS Planning's VP of Marketing, Alissa Sklar, Ph.D., and guest presenter, Mark Hays, from SizeUp, will offer a variety of digital strategies that can help make the difference between a thriving community and shuttered storefronts.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds around the world, we've seen a variety of responses, strategies and responses from different regions. In this webinar, we met with two economic developers to discuss how they have been working to meet and mitigate these unprecedented challenges. They shared what has worked for them, how they are supporting area businesses, what's happening with inward investment and development, and what they see taking place as they move forward into the recovery phase.
We were proud to welcome Keith Lambert, Vice President – Business Attraction, Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) (MI) and Peter J. Tesch, President - Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County (FL) as our featured panelists.