With IEDC’s Webinars There’s Still Time to Work on Your Professional Development this Year

International Economic Development Council

IEDC Web Seminars are Easy & Convenient

  • All you need is an internet connection & a telephone land line!
  • One registration is good for the whole office – invite your staff into the conference room for maximum benefit.
  • No travel, no hotel and no lost days from the office.  It couldn’t be easier!
  1. Getting the Most from Social Media: A 6-Part Web Seminar Series

When: Tuesdays from October 29 to November 26 at 2:30 - 4:00 pm EST
Price: Each web seminar in this series is $95 for members and $135 for Non-members
Members only: Register for all remaining web seminars for only $340
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October 29:      Supercharging Business Retention and Expansion with Social Media

November 5:     Engaging Talented Workers in a Global Economy

November 12:   Community Branding Online: A Positive Presence in an Opinionated World

November 19:   Search Engine Optimization (SEO): Become an Attention Hound

November 26:   Economic Development Marketing From Good to Great: 8 Economic Development Marketing Tips to Get Your Community Noticed Today

     2. Economic Development Potential of Wind Energy

Date: October 31, 2013
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm EST
Price: FREE (Please note: this web seminar is not eligible for CEcD recertification points.)

This FREE webinar provides an economic development perspective on the growth of wind energy. IEDC will also discuss its two recent reports on wind energy. Download the FREE reports beforehand as well.

     3. Unlock Strategies to Attract Investment from Asia

Date: November 14, 2013
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
Price: $95 for IEDC members, $135 for Non-members

With 1,671 FDI projects occurring during 2012 in North America, economic development organizations can't afford to be on the sidelines any longer. By hearing from our expert speakers and learning best practices from relevant case studies, economic developers will learn to apply the strategies and methods taught during this webinar and tailor it to their community's position in the Asian market.

     4. How to Successfully Collaborate with Federal Partners in Disaster Recovery

Date: October 28, 2013
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Price: FREE (Please note: this web seminar is not eligible for CEcD recertification points.)

This webinar is designed to help economic developers understand how to more effectively access disaster recovery resources in the federal system. It will also provide highlights and tips from actual disaster recovery professionals on how to maximize available federal government resources and address potential roadblocks along the way to recovery.

     5. Transitioning Skills to New Market Realities - Developing Workforce Training Programs in Disaster-Impacted Communities

Date: November 20, 2013
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Price: FREE (Please note: this web seminar is not eligible for CEcD recertification points.)

Attendees will learn about developing and implementing workforce training programs after a major disaster to assist impacted residents. Learn about the process to identify needed skills to address business needs and changing market realities. The session will also cover the key partners and resources to help make the training program a success.

     6. Partnering with Your Local Healthcare Industry to Drive Economic Impact

Date: December 12, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EST
Price: $95 for IEDC members, $135 for Non-members

What happens when hospitals start buying local? What new opportunities emerge when doctors and public health advocates take the lead in developing entrepreneurial solutions to chronic illness and other challenges? From inspired buying practices to social entrepreneurship, this webinar will show attendees how hospitals can leverage their role and economic position as anchor institutions to encourage more local hiring and small business development. 

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October 24, 2013 - 9:07am
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