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IEDC: Cultivating a Great Outdoor Recreation Economy
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When: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Where: Virtual Learning
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Jeeps, Boats & Bikes - They're Headed Your Way




Connie Long:

The clock has sprung forward which means that warm weather lovers are becomingrestless.Directsome their energy and upcoming travel plans to your community'spopular outdoor attractions.

Sit in on this webinar and get the tips you need to jazz up your community's development efforts and brand.

And it’s not just tourists. Local residents are also seizing the opportunities available in their own backyards to bike, raft, boat, ski, hike, and more. As millions of consumers enjoy outside activities, get answers to how your community can tap into the billions of dollars that the outdoor recreation segment of the economygenerates.This webinar will help your team understand how to grow commercial and tourism industries that boost and sustain the outdoor recreation economy.

You willcover:

• Tools to assist outfitters and other businesses that offer outdoor adventures
• Use of mega-and extreme sports events to promote your community
• Tips from creative marketing and branding campaigns to help make your community an outdoor activity destination


Webinars do count.
CEcDs participating in a minimum of three (3) web seminars during a three-year recertification cycle can now earn two Level 2 recertification credits. Contact Marjorie Rose atmrose@iedconline.orgto learn more



Sign up today and hearhowyour team cangrow commercial and tourism industries that boost and sustain the outdoor recreation economy.



Free Economic Development Week Webinar this Thursday at 2:30 p.m. ET.


Economic Development Week Strategies and Award-Winning Tips

Date:Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time:2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET
Price:Free, but registration is required
Registration Deadline:March 15 at 11 am ET

Gear up for 2018 National Economic Development Week from May 7-12 and build an appreciation for the work that your organization does to stimulate job creation in your community! 2018 is the third year #EconDevWeek will take place, each year gaining more participation and reach. IEDC is providing you with the tools you need to plan a successful campaign, including this free webinar during which you will gain insight from 2017 Excellence in Economic Development Awards winners.


Sarah A. Larson
Marketing Manager
Invest Buffalo Niagara, NY
See details of Sarah's2017 campaign!

Meridith Marshall
Health and Wellness

Office of Economic Development and International Trade

See details of Meridith's2017 campaign!

David A. Leezer, CEcD, FM
Director of Economic Development
City of St. Charles, MO
See details of David's2016 campaign!


Sharon Mikesell
Administrative Analyst
City of Seaside, CASee details of Sharon 2017 campaign!

Gloria Stearns
Economic Development Program Manager
City of Seaside, CA
See details of Gloria's2017 campaign!

Kimberly E. Woodworth
Operations Director
Economic Development Council of Colorado
See details of Kim's2017 campaign!

Your peers around North America rallied for their community and the profession. Sign up and hear how they did it. They'll be a Q&A session at the end for you to share highlights from your campaign, too!


International Economic Development Council

IEDC is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities by creating, retaining and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth and provide a stable tax base. From public to private, rural to urban and local to international, IEDC's members are engaged in the full range of economic development experience. Given the breadth of economic development work, our members are employed in a wide variety of settings including local, state, provincial and federal governments, public-private partnerships, chambers of commerce, universities and a variety of other institutions. When we succeed, our members create high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities, and improve the quality of life in their regions.



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