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Upcoming Webinar: What’s Cooking? Niche Food Businesses, That’s What!

Upcoming Webinar: What's Cooking? Niche Food Businesses, That's What!

Date: Thursday, July 27  Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET Niche foods are trending. Why? Because American palates are becoming more adventurous and demanding, leading to new business opportunities for farmers, gardeners, home cooks, bakers an...[more]

Upcoming Webinar: Leveraging Transportation Routes for New Opportunities in Rural Areas

Upcoming Webinar: Leveraging Transportation Routes for New Opportunities in Rural Areas

Date: Tuesday, August 15  Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET The ability to move goods and people in, out and around a community is a key ingredient of its economic success. Highways, rail lines, airports and ports are assets frequently examine...[more]

Upcoming Webinar: Reinvigorating Downtown: Strategies to Drive Traffic Post-Disaster

Upcoming Webinar: Reinvigorating Downtown: Strategies to Drive Traffic Post-Disaster

Date: Thursday, August 24  Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET Downtown is the heart of many communities. It is the local gathering spot, the place to shop local, and the place to be part of the community. When a disaster strikes downtown, citiz...[more]

Upcoming Webinar: Retail Boomtowns: Creating an Atmosphere for Retail Attraction

Upcoming Webinar: Retail Boomtowns: Creating an Atmosphere for Retail Attraction

Date: Thursday, September 14  Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET In a rural region, a thriving retail sector is a phenomenal asset, bringing in both people and tax revenues. Though many national retailers gravitate towards larger cities, with t...[more]

Webinars for economic development in small and rural Communities that have faced disinvestment

Webinars for economic development in small and rural Communities that have faced disinvestment

This series of six webinars addressed top challenges faced by small and rural communities who had coal impacted economies and explored opportunities for these communities to build and diversify their economies. Click below to access the f...[more]



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