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ACEC/DE Presents Joe Max Higgins: A Fresh Outlook on Economic Development

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Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

1131 North Dupont Highway

Dover, DE 19901

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It's time to think differently about Economic Development in Delaware. ACEC/DE is an active and invested partner in the state's efforts and has invited economic development guru Joe Max Higgins to share some of his forward-thinking ideas and innovative insights. Known for his agressive and out-of-the-box tactics, Higgins brought back thousands of jobs to one of the poorest areas in the country. We hope you will join us for some fresh insights and meaningful dialog on how we can transform economic development in Delaware.

More about Joe Max Higgins:

Joe Max Higgins, Jr., is CEO of the Golden Triangle Development Link, having served in this capacity since 2003.

Higgins has completed 130 major community and economic development projects resulting in the creation of nearly 15,000 manufacturing jobs and over six billion dollars in industrial investments. He has also worked on numerous commercial/retail developments as well as hundreds of millions in community development improvements.

He is nationally certified as a planner, community and economic developer and environmental consultant.

His recent accolades include the LINK receiving the excellence in Economic Development Award from The Site Selectors Guild, Higgins being named Mega Developer of the year by the Tennessee Valley Authority and joining two other Mississippi developers in being named to Consultant Connect 50 Top North American Economic Developers.

In December of 2016, Higgins was featured on CBS News 60 Minutes focusing on the revitalization of the Golden Triangle and his aggressive and forward-thinking method of economic development. He was also named the 2016 Business Person of the Year by The Mississippi Business Journal.

To view the CBS News 60 Minutes segment and read the interview, follow the link below or copy and paste it into your browser.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-mississippi-factory-jobs-joe-max-higgins/


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