Sharpen Your Knowledge and Competency of Fundamental Economic Development Skills

Sharpen Your Knowledge and Competency of Fundamental Economic Development Skills

International Economic Development Council


The International Economic Development Council
2009 Leadership Summit
January 25-27 ? Tempe, AZ

GAIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SKILLS WITH YOUR PEERS
The Leadership Summit offers senior economic development leaders the opportunity to hear progressive speakers and participate in advanced lively discussions on topics important to the economic development industry. New to the Leadership Summit this year is a special track designed to sharpen your knowledge and competency of fundamental skills every economic development professional should have.

With the skills track at the Leadership Summit, economic development professionals will learn constructive and advantageous skills that they can bring back to better their community. Whether it's dealing with the local media, advancements in technology, or your future in the profession, these sessions will give you the ability to take your knowledge of core competencies to the next level. Stay ahead of the game and gain the skills you need – all while working along side your peers and fellow leaders.

SESSIONS INCLUDE:

OPTIMIZING MEDIA APPEARANCES
The media can be the biggest supporter or the worst enemy for economic developers. This session will examine how to exploit the media in your city and region to your benefit.

DEVELOPING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CAREER PATHS
In today's workplace, an understanding of career paths and growing importance of mentoring is a must in retaining talented employees in your organization. This session will examine different career paths in economic development at all stages in economic development careers.

LATEST TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR PRACTITIONERS
In a world that heavily depends on technology, staying ahead of the curve is pertinent to remain competitive. This workshop will present recent technology tools to keep economic development practitioners savvy and competitive.

Check out the program: http://www.iedconline.org/LeadershipSummit/Program.html

Expert speakers: http://www.iedconline.org/LeadershipSummit/Speakers.html

Register today: http://www.iedconline.org/LeadershipSummit/Registration.html

Posted November 25, 2008



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