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Thursday, April 26, 2012

10th Annual National Economic Gardening Conference

Rogers City staff and the Presque Isle County Staff participate in the local economic development community, as such, we want the public to understand important economic development issues.  Therefore, we want you to know about and, if possible, attend the 10th Annual National Economic Gardening Conference, sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and its Pure Michigan Business Connect team, this June 12 – 13 in Grand Rapids.

This annual conference will give participants the chance to engage in national dialogue on economic gardening with some of the movement’s leading experts and practitioners including Chris Gibbons, co-inventor of economic gardening, and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

Additional presenters include:

  • Carl Erickson– President of Michigan-based software product development company Atomic Object
  • Michael A. Finney – President and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
  • Rob Fowler – President and CEO of the Small Business Association of Michigan
  • Fran Korosec – Director of client services for The Florida Economic Gardening Institute (GrowFL) at the University of Central Florida
  • Mark Lange – Executive director for the Edward Lowe Foundation development organization
Detailed information about the conference can be found here. For updates, announcement and news follow #NEGC12 on Twitter.

Space is limited. Register by April 30, 2012 for the early bird registration fee of $150 per person. Between April 30 and June 11, registration will be $175. To register, visit here.

If you want to car pool to this event contact me at mslown@rogerscity.com

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