Nauseef and Hill to Keynote Ohio Basic Economic Development Course
The Ohio Economic Development Association has announced JP Nauseef and Dr. Ned Hill as the keynote presenters for the upcoming Ohio Basic Economic Development Course, April 29-May 2, in Dublin, Ohio.
JP Nauseef, the President and CEO of JobsOhio, which has been described as the “best in class state economic development partnership,” will welcome the Basic Course students and Keynote the course.
Dr. Ned Hill, a recognized national expert in economic growth, regional development, and economic development, will kick off the course by covering “What is Economic Development and What is the Job of an Economic Development Professional?”
The Basic Course is designed to help professionals who are committed to building healthy economies for their communities. Participants include economic and community development professionals, federal, state, and local government officials (elected and non-elected), public utility employees, community and urban planners, attorneys who work with economic development projects, Chambers of Commerce staff and board members, financial institution representatives, and industrial/commercial developers. The course is appropriate both for people who are new to the economic development profession as well as those more experienced who are seeking a refresher on basic practices and principles.
More information about the course and the registration form are available at https://oeda.wildapricot.org/event-5574938.
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