Agenda and Objectives

Event Objectives

  • Explore a wide range of economic development partnerships that are advancing regional prosperity and self-reliance, the strength of key sectors, business success, and the livelihoods of low-income people, places and firms – all at the same time.

  • Surface the common design elements and strategies embedded in these partnerships that participants can apply to work in their regions and sectors back home.

  • Examine varying perspectives on:  “What are the soundest goals for economic development in the coming decades?”

  • Connect peers and organizations that can provide support and assistance to do economic development differently.

Final Agenda