To many elected and appointed officials, the economic development department is a thing of mystery or worse–mistrust. Clear and effective communication is crucial when building support for your economic development vision among local stakeholders and the presentation of an ED project to officials is a delicate art. Impact DataSource, with the help of some of its clients, will demonstrate how analyzing the impact of “the deal” in relation to the community’s vision is an emerging standard for high-performing EDOs.
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