Browse by Tag: Clusters

  • How Do Economic Developers See the World? Some Thoughts for Planners

    Posted on: August 14th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    On August 8-9, 2013, the NADO Research Foundation hosted a New England Peer Exchange in Portsmouth, New Hampshire which brought together around 30 participants from HUD Sustainable Communities grants and EPA technical assistance projects in a collaborative and interactive setting...

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  • Cluster Mapping Webinar Now Available for Download

    Posted on: May 3rd, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    The first in a series about various Data Tools developed with support from the Economic Development Administration (http://www NULL.eda NULL.gov), this webinar provided an overview of the U.S. Cluster Map and Registry (http://clustermapping NULL.us/) which contains data on the regional...

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  • Mobilize Maine: Asset-Based Regional Economic Development

    Posted on: September 20th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The NADO Research Foundation has released a new report, Mobilize Maine: Asset-Based Regional Economic Development.  Led by the state’s Economic Development Districts, Mobilize Maine is a proactive approach to revitalizing the economy by drawing on regional assets.  This report highlights...

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  • Census Bureau Defines “Urban Areas” for 2010 Census

    Posted on: September 9th, 2011 by Deborah Cox

    On August 24, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of the Census announced the final criteria for defining urban areas for the 2010 Census.  The criteria will be used in identifying areas that will qualify for designation as urbanized areas...

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  • Rural Cluster Development in Kansas

    Posted on: July 28th, 2011 by Matthew Chase

    NADO staff joined leaders from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Economic Development Administration (EDA) in a peer exchange with Kansas State Universities’ Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) (http://www NULL.amisuccess NULL.com/) and the Kansas Association of Regional Development Organizations...

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  • International Transportation and Economic Development Conference

    Posted on: May 24th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    NADO members recently participated in the International Transportation and Economic Development (ITED) conference, hosted by the Transportation Research Board’s Transportation and Economic Development committee.  The conference was held in Charleston, West Virginia from May 1-3. NADO members Lyle Wray, Executive...

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