CEDAS Discount for Upcoming NEDA Webinar Series


NEDA is proud to present a 3-part webinar series based on the recent research completed by Immediate-past NEDA Board President Karl Seidman: Innovation in State Economic Development New Economic Development Initiatives in the Northeast 2011-2013, A Research Report By Karl Seidman & Evan Tencer.

Part 1: State Industry and Cluster Initiatives, 1/16/14

Industry and cluster initiatives are a key way for states and localities to strengthen the competitiveness of existing industries and grow emerging ones. This webinar will focus on three current northeastern state government policy and program initiatives focused on industry clusters.

  •  Eric Nakajima will profile Massachusetts' multi-pronged Advanced Manufacturing Initiative aimed at growing the state's manufacturing economy.
  • Tina Kasim will describe how New Hampshire organized a consortium of defense and aerospace firms to grow the cluster through expanding exports. Vermont has targeted the creative economy as an important economic development opportunity.
  • Lars Torres will explain how Vermont's Office of the Creative Economy is advancing this important part of the state economy.

Join NEDA on January 16th, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm to learn about these innovative state economic development programs and how they can inform work in your community, region and state.

The webinars in this 3-part-series series are free for NEDA members and $25 each for non-members. CEDAS members will receive the special 3 for 2 rate of $50 for all three webinars.


Save the Dates:
Part 2: Finance and Incentive Programs - February 13, 2014
Part 3: Reorganizing Economic Delivery Systems - March 13, 2014

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