NW Economic Development Course
August 16-20, 2015
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.
If you would like to be added to the 2015 mailing list, please contact Linda Alongi.
2014 Presentation Handouts
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