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You’re invited: University Economic Development Association Annual Summit October 27-30, in Pittsburgh, PA

The University Economic Development Association (UEDA) will hold its 2013 Annual Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania running from Sunday, October 27 through Wednesday, October 30. As More...

Economic Outlook Summit 2013

The Economic Outlook Summit will premiere  on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at the Medicine Hat Lodge.  The event will be hosted by The Economic Development More...

Mapping the people left behind by the knowledge economy

Emily Badger at The Atlantic Cities looks at the significance of a city’s physical shape when it comes to adapting to an evolving economy. According to recent More...

Is going to college still worth it if you drop out?

Jordan Weissmann from The Atlantic gives insight on the fact that even if a student goes to school for a few years and does not More...

Creative Community Business Conference

Creative Community Business Conference July 10-12, 2013 Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada The Community Economic Development Institute of the Shannon School of Business is dedicated to advancing More...

A new webinar demystifys rankings for economic developers

Rankings have the capacity to generate quite a bit of buzz about a community and can leave a lasting impression on residents, young professionals, and More...

Enterprising States 2013: Getting down to Small Business

NewGeography.com features an excerpt from a new report by Praxis Strategy Group and Joel Kotkin exploring small businesses and economic performance in American states. Read the full More...

UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development announces new online courses in Cultural Tourism and Festivals and Events

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is pleased to announce the launch of two new online courses on cultural More...

DCI has announced the first ever “40 Under 40” award winners in economic development

DCI recently announced the winners of its first “40 Under 40” award at the IEDC Leadership Summit in Orlando. The award is the first of More...

Creating Quality Jobs: Transforming the Economic Development Landscape

As the role of economic developers has expanded to include everything from technology transfer to attracting retail to expand a community’s tax base, the profession More...

Getting Prepared: Economic Development in a Transforming Energy Economy

While the specifics of the transition to a low-carbon economy are still being debated both nationally and internationally, it appears likely that some type of More...

The Role of Local Elected Officials in Economic Development: 10 Things You Should Know

Economic developers will find this publication a valuable tool in building their relationships with their local elected officials. The guidebook outlines the “top 10 list” More...