2023 MEDA Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course

Event Promo Photo For 2023 MEDA Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course

July 24 - July 27

What You’ll Learn:

  • Grow your skills and understanding of economic development foundational elements
  • Best practices in economic and community development
  • Managing an economic development program
  • Financing economic development projects and using incentives
  • Explore new methods and programs to promote job growth and investment
  • Business retention and expansion
  • Marketing and business attraction
  • Discuss emerging trends and factors that shape local and regional economies
  • Ethics in economic development
  • Gain detailed knowledge of successful initiatives
  • Strategic planning
  • Small business and entrepreneurship
  • Tools for planning your economy and how to use them.
  • Researching your prospects and building a community data profile.
  • Real estate development and reuse 
  • Neighborhood revitalization
  • Managing real estate inventory.
  • Develop a valuable network of fellow economic development professionals and resources
  • Learn from outstanding experts and practitioners in the field