From Planning To Implementation: The Ultimate Guide To Economic Development Strategic Planning
10 Jan 2022
Economic development strategic planning is on the minds of most economic developers. Every community will be facing a need to rebuild its local economy as we begin to emerge from the pandemic in 2022. But even in the best of times, only three things can happen to any economy: It can expand. It can stagnate, or it can diminish. That’s why building and maintaining a strong, vibrant, local economy requires a highly proactive strategic plan.
7 STEPS TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PLANNING
These seven steps will help you create a practical map to help your decision-makers work together to ensure the best possible future for your community.
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