2021 MEDA Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course

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The Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of economic development. The course is designed to prepare participants for the challenges they face in the practice of developing communities.

In 2021, this course will be offered online (via Zoom). Please note that the time zone is Eastern Time (ET).

The course will highlight the key aspects in an economic developer’s career:

  • Managing Economic Development Offices
  • Strategic Planning
  • Ethics
  • Business Retention & Expansion
  • Finance for Economic Development
  • Real Estate Development & Reuse (MEDA Summer Conference – included in your course registration)
  • Marketing & Business Attraction
  • Neighborhood Revitalization
  • Workforce Development
  • Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Here’s a link to the draft agenda (subject to change).

 

When

July 26 - July 30

Where

VIRTUAL

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Conference Speakers

The 2021 MEDA Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course Speakers

Monday, July 26

Tuesday, July 27

Wednesday, July 28

Thursday, July 29

Friday, July 30

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2021 MEDA Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course