Our immensely popular webinar series features all kinds of topics of interest to economic developers. We know you can't attend all of them, so we've picked the three most popular webinars from recent months for you to review at your convenience. Have a webinar topic you'd love to see covered? Email our marketing VP, Alissa Sklar, with your suggestion.
Are your businesses prepared for when, not if a natural disaster hits?
Every part of the planet is vulnerable to disasters, whether they are natural-occurring events such as floods, fires, earthquakes, and hurricanes or manmade disasters such as terrorism, chemical spills, or nuclear accidents. This webinar was presented by guest speaker, Leann Hackman-Carty, Entrepreneur, Author, Master of Disaster, Resilience Champ, and CEO for Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) since 2009. Watch to learn about how you can use tools, information and resources in your region to take charge of your own response and recovery efforts.
In this webinar, guest presenters Tim Monger and Brittany Mann, from the site selection and CRE firm, RESOURCE, discussed a number of practical strategies related to economic development. Take 30 minutes to learn about case studies that illustrate the many things, small and big, that ED pros should know to improve and expedite the site selection process. Click here to access the video. This very popular video was also followed by this blog post, in which guest presenters addressed some of the questions they didn't have time for during the webinar itself.
The creation of Federal Opportunity Zones across the U.S. has easily been one of the most important economic development news stories of the year, with big implications for investment attraction strategies in 2019 and beyond. Click here to access the video, in which we showed different ways to showcase data and commercial properties that fall in the Opportunity Zones in your location.