"Best Practices in Regional Economic Development" 2010 Series
In 2010, we will continue our successful "Best Practices in Regional Economic Development" series. Our program is open to all members of the Greater St. Louis Economic Development Network.
This year's speaker series will bring local economic developers face-to-face with some timely and relevant issues presented by top leaders in their respective fields. This is a rare opportunity to gain insight directly from top experts who have honed the "best practices" for cultivating regional growth and sustainability.
Our topics will include: METRO's strategic plan, plant science and nutrition target, advanced manufacturing and technology, and financial and information services.
We hope you'll join us for all six sessions. Have questions? Please contact Jim Alexander at 314-444-1135 or by email at email@example.com.
The 2010 Schedule
All meetings will be held at the St. Louis RCGA offices in the Regional Collaboration Center located on the 13th floor of One Metropolitan Square from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m, unless otherwise noted. The 2010 schedule is as follows:
METRO's Strategic Plan Speaker: Jessica Mefford-Miller, Chief of Planning and System Development Click here for Jessica's presentation
Invest in America Speaker: Aaron S. Brickman, Director, Invest in America, Washington, D.C. Click here for Aaron's presentation
Market Street Cluster Action Plan Overview Speaker: Steve Johnson, Senior Vice President of Economic Development, St. Louis RCGA
Business Intelligence for Economic Development Speaker: Dean Whittaker, President & CEO, Whittaker Associates Click here for Dean's presentation Click here for Dean's handout
Economic Development: What's My Job, Anyway? Speaker: Bob Lewis, Principal, Development Strategies Click here for Bob's presentation
IEDC Strategic Plan Speaker: Denny Coleman, President and CEO of St. Louis County Economic Council and incoming chairman of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Click here for Denny's presentation