SEDP Staff to Attend National Economic Gardening Conference in Grand Rapids, Encourages Interested Local Parties to Participate
SEDP staff is attending the 10th Annual National Economic Gardening Conference, taking place
at the Amway Grand Plaza hotel in Grand Rapids, June 12-13.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Pure Michigan Business Connect are hosting the conference, keynoted by Governor Rick Snyder.
Intended for economic developers, government officials and university researchers and instructors, the conference will give attendees the chance to engage in national dialogue on economic gardening with some of the movement's leading experts and practitioners.
Speakers include Chris Gibbons, director of business and industry affairs at the City of Littleton and creator of the Economic Gardening economic development model, and Mark Lange, executive director of the Edward Lowe Foundation and a leader in entrepreneurism training.
If you are interested in joining us (and potentially carpooling), please let us know. Here are more details on how to register:
10th Annual National Economic Gardening Conference Registration