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Economic development webinar aimed at local elected officials
February 18, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Local elected officials can participate in a one-hour webinar Feb. 18 on how to ensure a successful approach to economic development.
Sponsored by Timmons Group, and with the assistance of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), the webinar will be held from noon until 1 p.m. Elected officials will learn what investments need to be made and what strategies need to be employed to best position a community for success.
Presenters will be Joe Hines, principal-in-charge of the Economic Development Practice at Timmons Group, and Liz Povar, vice president for business expansion with VEDP. Hines has more than 23 years of experience working on large and small economic development and infrastructure projects, including Rolls-Royce, Amazon.com and The Vitamin Shoppe. Povar has assisted numerous major technology and advanced manufacturing companies in her career.
Future webinars in the Timmons series on economic development will include topics such as how to create an effective presence on the web, how to make use of GIS and community development.
To learn more or to register, go to: http://bit.ly/1e42iCe.