Training

  • Building Economic Resilience to Disasters in the Buffalo Niagara Region: Workshop Materials

    Posted on: March 5th, 2014 by Megan McConville

    On February 25-26, 2014, the NADO Research Foundation hosted a training workshop in Niagara Falls, New York that brought together about 25 city and county economic developers, elected officials, small business owners and development specialists, emergency managers, and other community...

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  • Downtown Redevelopment Webinar Now Available for Download

    Posted on: February 5th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    [Click here to download the presentation slides (PDF)] Across the country, small towns are rediscovering and reclaiming their main streets and downtowns by pursuing innovative community and economic development projects.  Once abandoned sidewalks, storefronts, and plazas are now bustling...

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  • Building Economic Resilience to Disasters in the Southern Tier: Workshop Materials

    Posted on: February 4th, 2014 by Megan McConville

    On March 31, the Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board (http://steny NULL.org/) and the NADO Research Foundation hosted a training workshop that brought together over 40 economic developers, business owners, Chamber of Commerce representatives, and other local officials and...

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  • Upcoming Webinar (2/5) – “Meet Me Downtown”: Case Studies in Small Town Economic Development

    Posted on: January 9th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    Across the country, small towns are rediscovering and reclaiming their main streets and downtowns by pursuing innovative community and economic development projects.  Once abandoned sidewalks, storefronts, and plazas are now bustling with activity as residents find their way back downtown,...

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  • NADO Co-Hosts Forum on Regional Innovation in Rural America with USDA and White House Rural Council

    Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack addresses participants at the opening plenary of the Forum on Regional Innovation in Rural America, Washington, DC, September 18. Photo credit: USDA On September 18 and 19 in Washington, DC, NADO co-hosted the Forum on Regional...

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  • Cloud–Based Project Management and Information Exchange

    Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 27, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants stopped by this session to learn how regional councils are using technology to share information with their peers around the state, as well...

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  • WealthWorks 101

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 27, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Learn about the WealthWorks framework, which combines key elements of community and economic development to benefit people, firms, and places. The WealthWorks focus on...

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  • Making Jobs Accessible: Transit and Workforce

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 26, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants heard about the successful approaches regional councils are using to make jobs readily accessible through transit programs, and engaged in a dialogue about...

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  • Building Truly Resilient Communities, One Decision at a Time

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 26, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. During this interactive tabletop exercise, participants learned about the value of building local, neighborhood-based relationships to promote community resilience and better prepare for disasters...

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  • Plenary Session: Regional Resilience in Action

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 26, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Celebrating the innovative work of NADO members, this fast-paced plenary showcased a number of projects that are making a difference across their regions. Presentations...

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