Training

  • “Lifting Up Communities through Economic Diversification” Presentations

    Posted on: March 26th, 2019 by Brett Schwartz

    One of the ways to become a more resilient region is through economic diversification.  Too many places throughout the country and the world have built economies around a single sector or industry, leaving them vulnerable to both immediate shocks and...

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  • “Afternoon with the CEDS” Workshop Materials

    Posted on: March 25th, 2019 by Brett Schwartz

    Over 50 participants from across the country came together in Arlington, Virginia for the second annual “An Afternoon with the CEDS” workshop on March 20, 2019.  This workshop provided training on innovative approaches to Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) (http://www...

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  • [Webinar Recording]: Unleashing the Economic Power of Small-Scale Manufacturing

    Posted on: February 19th, 2019 by Brett Schwartz

    Retail is shrinking, storefronts sit empty, and residents are underemployed. You know that the demand for retail and office space is changing, but you’re not sure what comes next. You worry about how to keep your youth from leaving town...

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  • National CEDS Forum (June 18-20, 2019)

    Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by Brett Schwartz

    ***Registration is now closed.  Please contact Brett Schwartz at [email protected] (bschwartz [email protected] nado NULL.org) with any questions*** The first-ever National CEDS Forum (https://docs NULL.google NULL.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSesewd7NKru-rHRuj3DKNwE7heyT1aJdP3HkDJv2E2tZTgPmg/viewform) will take place June 18 – 20, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio at the Hyatt Regency...

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  • “RDOs: Supporting Water Infrastructure & Improving Quality of Life” Webinar Recording

    Posted on: November 26th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Every day, regional development organizations (RDOs) are working to improve the lives of residents in communities across the country. Known locally as councils of governments, regional planning commissions, economic development districts, and other names, RDOs provide various types of support...

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  • “Strategies to Support Economic Diversification” Webinar Tutorial

    Posted on: November 13th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Planning for economic diversification is an important undertaking to explore through your Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (http://www NULL.cedscentral NULL.com).  Too many places throughout the country and the world have built economies around a single sector or industry, leaving them vulnerable...

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  • Explore the 2018 Annual Training Conference Program

    Posted on: October 8th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Click here to view the conference program (PDF)  We look forward to seeing you at NADO’s 2018 Annual Training Conference (ATC), Investing in the Future of Regional Development, which will occur in Charlotte, North Carolina on October 13-16, 2018. ...

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  • “Moving the CEDS Forward: Communication and Collaboration” Webinar Tutorial

    Posted on: August 21st, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    After your organization has put so much time and effort into developing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) (http://www NULL.cedscentral NULL.com), the last thing you want is for no one to know about it! This 20-minute webinar lecture features key...

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  • Madelia Strong: A Case Study in Economic Resilience

    Posted on: July 19th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    On February 3, 2016, a fire swept through Madelia, MN’s Main Street in the middle of a snowstorm, destroying nine businesses. Today, recovery in the city continues. With more than $250,000 in local support, all eight buildings have been rebuilt,...

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  • NADO and LISC Hosting Special Presentation on Opportunity Zones

    Posted on: July 9th, 2018 by NADO Admin

    On July 24, NADO and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (http://www NULL.lisc NULL.org/) (LISC) will hold a featured webinar on the new Opportunity Zones program.  The presentation, Taking the Opportunity: A Guide to Opportunity Zones, will introduce participants to the...

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