2011 Rural Economic Development Summit
Florida’s Statewide Rural Economic Development Summit is back! The 2011 Summit theme is Florida’s Rural Economic Development Future in the New Economy and will focus on the economic development challenges and opportunities facing rural Florida communities in today’s technology driven, knowledge-based economy.
Summit Date and Location:
February 16-18th, 2011
The Renaissance Resort
At World Golf Village
St. Augustine, Florida
The Summit will provide a diverse range of high-quality, interactive educational sessions, opportunities to participate in hands-on demonstrations, and invaluable information exchange and networking opportunities. Summit sessions will focus on innovative and best practices, and are designed to provide a combination of substantive information presentations, written materials and web-based links to enable take-home value, and practical, real-world case study examples of Florida communities.
Take a look at a few of the planned sessions:
Power of Regional Partnerships
Capital Project Investment and Financing
Florida’s Rural Economic Development Toolkit and How It Stacks Up with the Competition
Using E-Commerce/E-Business Practices to Expand Your Business into National and International Markets
Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about innovative approaches and resources that may be available to your economic development efforts, and develop contacts and relationships that can help your community! Registration deadline is Friday, February 10, 2011.