for Mid-America EDC Members
Mid-America Economic Development Council The New Tools of the Trade Webinar
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
12:30-1:30 p.m. ET
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! We’re giving you a rundown of some of the latest technologies in the economic development world. These new tools will place you among many of the best EDOs and make your community shine. In this panel, our presenters will review many of the high-tech tools that have recently come out and how to most effectively take advantage of them.
(Free for Mid-America EDC current members, $50 for non-members.)
Panelists: Aaron Brossoit
Aaron is CEO and a founder at Golden Shovel Agency, a firm specializing in communications for economic development. Aaron has over 14 years of experience working in the economic development industry and 20 years as a marketing professional. He has led the creation of communication tools and services currently supporting over 200 economic development organizations across North America. Aaron and his team pioneered the use of virtual reality tools for the economic development industry in 2017.
Bruce Takefman, Founder & CEO of ResearchFDI is an award-winning, serial entrepreneur and philanthropist who began his company in 2010 while working out of his bedroom. A decade on, and ResearchFDI, a marketing firm specializing in investment attraction services for economic developers, has over 75 full-time multilingual consultants and partners in key market hubs across the globe that have helped secure over $5 billion USD in new capital investment.
Anatalio Ubalde is CEO and Founder of SizeUp, a small business intelligence internet service for economic development organizations. He is also Co-founder/Managing Director of GIS Planning Inc., an international economic development internet company acquired by the Financial Times Group in 2016. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Entrepreneur, MSNBC, and the New York Times. Mr. Ubalde was named a Fellow Member of IEDC for achieving exceptional stature in the field of economic development. He previously worked in government local economic development.
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"Mid-America Economic Development Council <MAEDC5@wildapricot.org>", containing information about joining the webinar.