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Econ Dev Show Podcast - Economic Development

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We explore the strategies, ideas, and insights that are driving economic development forward into the future. You'll hear new insights from passionate ED's about their successes and struggles, and you'll learn from attraction and retention experts about how to apply actionable strategies inside your EDO. We'll help take your organization, your community, and your career to the next level.

We explore the strategies, ideas, and insights that are driving economic development forward into the future. You'll hear new insights from passionate ED's about their successes and struggles, and you'll learn from attraction and retention experts about how to apply actionable strategies inside your EDO. We'll help take your organization, your community, and your career to the next level.

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United States

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We explore the strategies, ideas, and insights that are driving economic development forward into the future. You'll hear new insights from passionate ED's about their successes and struggles, and you'll learn from attraction and retention experts about how to apply actionable strategies inside your EDO. We'll help take your organization, your community, and your career to the next level.

Twitter:

@econdevshow

Language:

English


Episodes

67: How to Build a Business Accelerator in Your Small Town With Jana Sanchez

10/3/2022
If you want to see BR&E program that consists of more than just being a connector of information and contacts for your businesses, this is the episode for you. In tis episode, Jana Sanchez (https://www.linkedin.com/in/janalsanchez/) walks us through the ins and outs of the Business Accelerator Services of Estes (BASE) Program (https://adam-shake-zxjx.squarespace.com/ecenter) at the Estes Park EDC (https://adam-shake-zxjx.squarespace.com). The BASE Program is a 6-month intensive dive into...

Duration:00:29:26

66: Workforce Development Starts in 3rd Grade with Greg Lowe

9/26/2022
Greg Lowe is the Economic Development Director in Lewisburg, Tennessee. His workforce development program doesn't start in trade school or junior college. It starts in third grade. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://econdevshow.com/rate-this-podcast/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Greg Lowe.

Duration:00:41:30

65: A Tourism Director Who Thinks Like an Economic Developer with Thomas Salley

9/19/2022
Thomas Salley is the Director of the Wilkesboro Tourism Development Authority. He is passionate about rural development, hospitality and tourism, and it shows. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://econdevshow.com/rate-this-podcast/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Thomas Salley.

Duration:00:21:54

64: Attracting Young People to the Profession of Economic Development with Mark Barbash

9/12/2022
Mark Barbash has been in economic development since 1981. Today, he spends a lot of time trying to improve the profession, bring more young people into the economic development, and figuring out how to grow the profession for the future. Mark is currently the founder and Director of the Ohio Economic Development Institute, the professional development program for the Ohio Economic Development Association. The Institute provides education and training in both basic and intensive economic and...

Duration:00:34:05

63: Building Startup Accelerators with John Lynn

9/5/2022
As economic developers, we can be guilty of deciding what our community should be and then telling everyone to get busy. According to John Lynn with cela Innovation, another model is to create and provide the tools necessary for our communities to figure out where they see opportunities in the market and then support them as they develop profitable solutions. Regional startup accelerators can fulfill that role and help our communities develop post-pandemic resilient economies. Like this...

Duration:00:24:10

62: This Economic Developer Absolutely Loves Her Small Town with Amanda Beadles

8/29/2022
Amanda Beadles absolutely loves the small town of Chillicothe, Illinois. That's good because she's their local economic developer, and small town econ dev can be difficult without the right mental attitude. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Amanda Beadles.

Duration:00:29:10

61: Marketing America's Most Promising Places with Amanda Ellis

8/22/2022
Dane talks with Amanda Ellis, Editor in Chief of Livability.com, about marketing your community for economic development and talent attraction. Amanda hosts the Inside America’s Best Cities podcast, writes the Let’s Talk Talent newsletter. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Amanda Ellis.

Duration:00:22:33

60: Passionate Economic Development in Massachusetts with Paul DiGiuseppe

8/15/2022
Paul DiGiuseppe (https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-digiuseppe-99090011/) still considers himself a newcomer to economic development, but Paul has an incredible, contagious, passion for the industry. Now the Director of Economic and Community Development at the Town of Middleborough, Massachusetts, he started in the industry four years ago, in a different small town, with no experience in economic development, but with 25 years of city planning in a variety of cities across the county. About a...

Duration:00:46:22

59: Your First 90 Days with Paul DiGiuseppe

8/8/2022
In this short snippet of an episode Dane talks with Paul DiGiuseppe, who explains what to do in your first 90 days on the job. Paul is the is the Director of Economic and Community Development at Town of Middleborough, Massachusetts. This is part one of Dane's conversation with Paul. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Paul DiGiuseppe.

Duration:00:07:35

58: War Stories with J.R. Charles

8/1/2022
This is part two of conversation with J.R. Charles. In this episode, J.R. shares his incredible war story and explains the nobility of the economic development profession. J.R. explains: One of my biggest projects came when I was informed about a looming bankruptcy for one of our manufactuers (I'd like to keep the companies anonymous). Rather than let the company liquidate, I worked with the facility's manager to identify another company which bought out that insolvent manufacturer. The new...

Duration:00:18:03

57: You Gotta Network to Get Work with J.R. Charles

7/25/2022
In this episode, we play the first part of a conversation between Dane and J.R. Charles, the Community Development Director for the City of Mauldin, South Carolina. In their wide-ranging conversation, J.R. explains how to best take advantage of memberships in state and regional associations. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: J.R. Charles.

Duration:00:25:52

56: Failure Generates Growth with Beka Burton

7/11/2022
Beka Burton recently failed her CEcD exam, and she's here to talk about it. She doesn't think about it as failing. She just found a way that didn't work. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Beka Burton.

Duration:00:31:47

55: Economic Development in Suburban Chicago with Kevin Leighty

7/5/2022
Dane talks with Kevin Leighty, Economic Development Director in the Village of Oswego, Illinois. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Kevin Leighty.

Duration:00:30:01

54: How to Change Your Community's Perception of Itself with Steve Griffin

6/27/2022
In this episode, Dane talks with Steve Griffin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-griffin01/) of Finger Lakes EDC (https://www.fingerlakesedc.com). Steve's rural New York community has gone from a sleepy little community to leading their metro region by percentage growth in nearly every single economic category in the last 15 years. Here's how he did it. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Steve...

Duration:00:28:53

53: What To Do First in Economic Development with Andy Portera

6/21/2022
Economic development consultant Andy Portera answers the question: When you're brought into a community, what do you advise them to do first. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Special Guest: Andy Portera.

Duration:00:26:35

52: The Journey: Successful Strategies and Techniques for Economic Developers with Chad Newell

6/13/2022
Chad Newell serves as President of the Area Development Partnership (ADP) in Hattiesburg, MS, a position he has held since December 2009. The ADP is the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization for Greater Hattiesburg, MS. He recently co-authored the book The Journey: Successful Strategies and Techniques for Economic Developers (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B09YQ8GCYD/?tag=econdevshow-20). Like this show? Please leave us a review here...

Duration:00:31:57

51: Economic Development is Changing with Nathan Ohle, President & CEO of the IEDC

6/6/2022
In this episode, Dane talks with Nathan Ohle. He currently serves as the President & CEO of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers, with more than 5,000 members globally. According to Nathan, "The economic development field is changing, and IEDC will continue to play a leadership role in driving equitable economic outcomes." Like this show? Please leave us a review here...

Duration:00:19:27

50: Dane's Rules for Conferences

5/17/2022
Last week the IEDC published the program (https://iedcconferences.org/OKC/program/) for their 2022 Annual Conference (https://iedcconferences.org/OKC/) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma September 18-21. Since for some of you this might be the first conference you've attended in person since 2019, I thought it might be an excellent opportunity to share my "rules for conferences". Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps!

Duration:00:09:42

49: Understanding Your Startup Ecosystem With Darren Stauffer

5/9/2022
In this episode, Dane talks with Darren Stauffer (https://www.linkedin.com/in/enterprisesalesbizdevelopment/). Darren spent four years at the Arlington Economic Development (https://www.arlingtoneconomicdevelopment.com/Home), and now he's in Europe working with Dealroom.co (https://dealroom.co/), a venture-backed global data platform for intelligence on startups, innovation, high-growth companies, ecosystems and investment strategies. According to Darren, the tide for economic developers has...

Duration:00:27:11

48: Local Econ Dev Digital Marketing with KathodeRay Media

5/2/2022
In this episode Dane talks with Mark Gustavson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-gustavson-a00a36b4/) and Marlene McTigue (https://www.linkedin.com/in/marlene-mctigue-6a439013b/) of KathodeRay Media (https://www.kathoderay.com) about their success stories in rural economic development digital marketing. Like this show? Please leave us a review here (https://ratethispodcast.com/econdevshow/) — even one sentence helps! Consider including your name or Twitter handle so we can thank you...

Duration:00:31:27