Events

Using Incentives to Achieve Equitable Economic Outcomes – Equitable Economic Development Fellowship Webinar

March 19, 2019, 2:00

Smart Incentives will address ways that community leaders can better connect their incentive programs with equitable economic development goals, with a focus on program metrics, outcomes and communication with the community.

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The Equitable Economic Development (EED) Fellowship encourages cities to leverage their local economic development strategies to create more equitable access to opportunities within all of their communities. The EED Fellowship is managed by the Rose Center for Public Leadership, a joint effort between the National League of Cities and the Urban Land Institute. 

New Approaches to State Incentive Management – CREC State Economic Development Executives Webinar

March 27, 2019, 2:30

Smart Incentives will address lessons learned from the Amazon HQ2 process and describe findings from our recent work with CREC on critical issues in state-level incentive program administration. 

C2ER Annual Conference – St. Louis, MO

June 3-7, 2019

Join us at the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) Annual Conference

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This year’s theme is Meeting in the Middle, and the program will explore how and where economic and workforce development research intersect. Ellen Harpel and Troy Mix will be presenting their research on gig and independent work in state and regional economies.  

IEDC Annual Conference – Indianapolis, IN

October 13-16, 2019

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is hosting its 2019 Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, from October 13 -16. The conference theme is ‘Driving Growth: the race for talent, innovation & place.’

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