Northwest Economic Development Course

NW Economic Development Course August 17-20, 2020

With the ongoing pandemic and phased reopening plans, much has changed with how businesses and organizations operate. So too with the Northwest Economic Development Course. Instead of offering our traditional in-person event, we are providing a series of three, free, online training sessions. The focus is on practical tips and information you can use now to help your communities and organizations move forward, even in uncertain times.

These interactive sessions delivered via Zoom feature live breakouts, Q&A and information sharing.  Register now for all three sessions.

Not able to attend at the time offered?  No problem.  Sessions will be recorded with a link sent to all registered participants.

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If you have any questions about the course, please contact Linda Alongi.


Schedule (all sessions are from 8:30-10:30 a.m. PDT)

Tuesday, August 25 – Strategy Development: Why Now is the Right Time
Allison Larsen, CEcD Founder & your Secret Weapon, TadZo

Wednesday, August 26 – Recruitment and Site Location Factors: The New Reality
Jill A. Miles, CEcD, Senior Business Recruitment Officer, Business Oregon

Thursday, August 27 – Putting it All Together: The Role of Economic Development Organizations
John Sternlicht, CEcD, CEO, Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County