Discover the power of a creative partner who understands economic development

Golden Shovel Agency works exclusively with the economic development and investment promotion industries. We specialize in economic development communications and our expertise is the ideal blend of marketing, strategy, technology and economic development insight.

Our solutions are designed to help community leaders achieve their goals of making change through economic growth. We are centered around three areas:

Business Attraction

Attract businesses and site selectors to your community using our unique economic development marketing tools. Businesses won’t move to your community or region if they don’t know you exist. Golden Shovel Agency helps clients prepare a winning business attraction strategy through brand management, communicating that brand via our proprietary website applications, identifying key narratives that define your region and advanced marketing techniques that put you in front of the right audiences.

Workforce Attraction

Golden Shovel Agency has developed a comprehensive set of tools and strategies to help economic development organizations cultivate a healthy workforce. Attracting, training and retaining skilled workers results in an increased tax base, better housing, higher wages and overall economic growth. Region branding, quality of life initiatives and specialized online resources are just a few of the approaches that our clients have successfully used to be competitive in workforce attraction.

Regional Strategies

Increasingly, economic development organizations are recognizing that local economies are truly interconnected in a vast and complex regional web. By banding together and finding opportunities to collaborate, economic development groups can capitalize on these interdependent networks to mitigate their failures and expand their successes.

Golden Shovel Agency has been a collaborative trailblazer at the heart of a regional strategy for economic development. One of the key advantages of a regional strategy is the ability to reach a wider audience. That’s why Golden Shovel Agency has built collaboration from the ground up, into its Economic Gateway website technology. Our websites, along with our additional agency services, let you communicate both internally and externally to share your story across a wide range of traditional and new media platforms. 

Our team members value the ability to collaborate together with you to lead to your community’s economic development success! Contact us today and one of our highly trained staff will be in touch!