NW Economic Development Course

NW Economic Development Course

August 17-20, 2015
Ellensburg, Washington

The annual Northwest Economic Development Course is the premier event offering intensive training in the basic concepts, methods, and strategies of local economic development. A diverse and experienced faculty provides an excellent blend of theory and practice. Course content is oriented toward practical application. Practitioners new to the field as well as those with experience seeking new ideas and tools are encouraged to attend.

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2014 Presentation Handouts

2014 Agenda

Anne Nelson - New Tools for Strategic Planning

Carolyn Meece - Ethics in Economic Development

David McFadden - Workforce & Economic Development

Dennie Houle - Business Retention & Expansion

Greg Smith - Economic Development Finance

Jeff Nicol - Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Jill Miles - Top Site Location Factors

Jim Sorensen - Leadership Caves: The Rewards of Risk Taking

Lee Smith - Reuse & Redevelopment of Business Sites and Facilities

Matt Matayoshi - Business Retention & Expansion

Maury Forman - The Basics of Community & Economic Development