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The Higher ED Blog: Economic development in the Age of Uncertainty

Brexit. #StopCETA. Trump Terminating NAFTA. A quick look at the past year’s headlines reveals the high levels of angst and uncertainty swirling around Canada’s position More...

The Higher ED Blog: Understanding the world of planning

This week’s blog post is a companion to a recent seminar held in Waterloo, Ontario on October 20th by the Economic Development Program of the More...

The Higher ED Blog: Come study in Canada (and enjoy progressive policies)

Normally, Higher ED is a platform for sharing economic development knowledge but today, we present an open invitation to progressive Americans (and others) to come More...

The Higher ED Blog: Charting your career path in economic development

Earlier this month, Aileen Murray spoke at the Economic Development Program’s Year 3 course on a variety of topics related to the economic development profession. More...

Nurturing a Life Science Ecosystem for Job Creation and Economic Development in Palm Beach County

The Business Development Board’s Life Science Advisory Council (LSAC) serves as the oversight group of leaders responsible for the execution of the 2016 Palm Beach More...

Hedge Funds Swarm Into Palm Beach

The City of Palm Beach and neighboring West Palm Beach are becoming ever more attractive to alternative asset managers. Some firms that have long been More...

The Higher ED Blog: You need to know about this master’s program (even if you’re done with school)

Way back in 1980s, the Economic Developers Association of Canada and the University of Waterloo joined forces to create something this country’s economic developers wanted More...

The Higher ED Blog: Five ways to improve your performance measurement

Jamie Vann Struth will be leading two sessions at our Performance Measurement in Economic Development seminar, coming up on September 19-20 in Halifax, NS. A More...

The Higher ED Blog: 5 game changers to help economic developers better promote their community

Whether you’re attracting investors or keeping existing industry engaged, communicating your assets and success is pivotal to economic development. But marketing is getting more challenging. More...

The Higher ED Blog: 6 Signs That You Need To Rethink Your Social Media Strategy

Intelegia’s Isabelle Poirier will be leading three sessions at our Social Media for Economic Developers seminar, coming up on May 26 and 27. It will be More...

Site Selectors Enthusiastic About Palm Beach County

A panel of four site selectors gave a positive endorsement of Palm Beach County as a place to do business during the Business Development Board’s More...

The Higher ED Blog: Lessons from EDCO 2016

Last week, hundreds of economic developers (and related professionals) gathered in downtown Toronto for the 59th annual Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) Conference. It More...