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Central Texas-New Braunfels ED Best Practices Summit
Fri, May 19, 2017, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
Impact DataSource is hitting the road! Join us at one of our planned regional best practices summits this spring. Nicole D'Souza will host a live, interactive session of Economic Development Secrets with economic developers from the surrounding area. Paul Scheuren will lead a Q&A session where he’ll share some of the things we have learned while helping communities evaluate unique economic development projects.
Board members are welcome to attend. Admission is free and lunch will be provided. Y'all come!
This event will be held in the Honors Hall of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce (390 S Seguin Ave, New Braunfels, 78130).
11:00 AM – Arrival & Networking Introductions
11:10 AM – Welcome & Panel Discussion Lead by Nicole D’Souza
Economic Development Operations: Who, What When, How, and Why
A panel of your peers will share their tricks of the trade and open a discussion on economic development best practices. From ED operations, to building incentive packages, to presenting projects to your council and board, these economic developers will share what they’ve found works through their experience in the field. Let someone else's experience be your teacher.
12:10 PM – Intermission & Lunch Provided
12:20 PM – Discussion Lead by Paul Scheuren, Economist, Impact DataSource
Economic Development Data Management
Collecting data from prospective and existing businesses can be a challenge. We'll touch on what pieces of information to collect, how best to actually obtain it from a prospect, what you can do with it, and why it is so vital to retain this data over time.
1:00 PM – Closing Remarks