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East Texas-Tyler ED Best Practices Summit

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Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce

315 North Broadway Avenue

#100

Tyler, TX 75702

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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 in the Chamber Genecov Board Room of the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce (315 N. Broadway, Ste 100, Tyler 75702).

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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

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