Webinars

Webinars

We've made a commitment to stay on top of economic development trends and technologies. We take that seriously. In that same spirit, Golden Shovel Agency frequently conducts online webinars.

Training Webinars

Golden Shovel's training webinars focus on best practices in using social media and the Economic gateway. Training webinars are led by GateKeeper representatives.

Expert Webinars

Expert webinars are a way to share the latest trends and technologies with you. We focus on current technologies and thought leaders so we can all learn from one another.

Join Our Upcoming Free Webinars!

 

Do I really need a newsletter? And other quick tips for inbound marketing.

 

Do you really need a newsletter? Isn't social media enough?

During this 30 minute webinar we'll guide you through the importance of a strong email list and how to best use it for inbound marketing. We'll cover topics including how to build your email list, why it's important, and how to schedule newsletters and build your audience for a strong inbound marketing campaign. We'll look at all these items through the lens of an economic developer and how this audience is different than many other email campaigns.

After the webinar you'll receive a checklist on how to cultivate your email marketing and tips on building an audience.

 

The webinar will be August 29th, 2019 11:00 AM CST. Register today, the webinar is free and you can attend at no charge but space is limited.

 

 

 

 


Why Invest Part 1 - Packaging Your Community for a Successful Future

 

Join Golden Shovel Agency and Convergent Nonprofit Solutions in this 2-part webinar series “Why Invest,” focusing on capital campaigns, their impact to economic development, and how to package your community for successful investment.

Have you ever wondered how other communities are able to add valuable assets to their community such as community centers, or to raise money for a new P3? During this webinar Convergent and Golden Shovel address the what, why, and how of creating a successful capital campaign and what that can mean for your community in terms of workforce or industry attraction.



Topics covered in this webinar include:
 

  • Identifying if a capital campaign is right for your community
  • How to start a large-scale campaign
  • The importance of community engagement
  • How to package your community for optimal success

The webinar will be September 5th, 2019 11:00 AM CST. Register today, the webinar is free and you can attend at no charge but space is limited.

 

 

 


Why Invest Part 2 - Packaging your community for a successful future

 

Part 2 of “Why Invest” with Golden Shovel agency and Convergent Nonprofit Solutions continues the discussion on packaging your community for successful investment for economic development by showcasing case studies from economic development groups who have completed successful fundraising campaigns that led to positive investments in their communities for years to come. We will identify key strategies to implement after a capital campaign and how to use that success for economic development marketing, whether that be to highlight a space for workforce attraction, or showcase new services offered to attract new businesses.

This final webinar in the series will bring all the pieces together so your community knows what to do to both prepare for and launch a campaign and how to best use it for marketing your community and economic development group in the future.

Topics covered in this webinar include:
 

  • Case studies for successful community campaigns
  • Marketing examples for workforce or industry attraction
  • Key components to wrap up a campaign
  • What you should do for economic development marketing during the process

The webinar will be September 26th, 2019 11:00 AM CST. Register today, the webinar is free and you can attend at no charge but space is limited.

 

 

 


In the meantime, you can watch some of our previous webinars from the list below. Check them out!

Search By: