Tag: International Economic Development Council

Webinar: USMCA & COVID-19: Opportunities in the Global Supply Chain

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Thursday, August 13 Time:  2:30 p.m to 4:00 p.m. Cost: Free Recent events have created a great deal of turmoil in international trade and investment. Over the last 18 months, trade tariffs and recently COVID-19 have prompted many companies to rethink their global supply chain. In July, we will see the implementation

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Webinar: The Great Reset #3: Race and the Role of Economic Development to Foster Equity

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Tuesday, August 11 Time:  1:30 p.m to 3:00 p.m. Cost: Free We are living through truly unprecedented times during which social, race and health issues are converging in a way that has everyone’s attention. How do we make sure that we come out on the other side of these combined issues better

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Webinar: Economic Systems after COVID-19

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Thursday, August 6 Time:  3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Cost: Free The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the limits of healthcare and economic systems across the world. In addition to disrupting lives, economies and societies, the pandemic has triggered the most severe recession in nearly a century – with the retail, travel and

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Webinar: Preparing for the Next Wave of Investment: Re-shoring & FDI

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Monday, July 13 Time:  3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Cost: Free As a result of the pandemic supply chains have been heavily disrupted, causing instability of essential products, like personal protective equipment. Ramifications of supply chain disruption are causing US-based companies to consider re-shoring functions, such as manufacturing and research and development.

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Webinar: Money to Small Business: Loans, Grants, & CARES Act Funding

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Monday, June 29 Time:  3:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m. Cost: Free Small business survival is top of mind for economic developers right now. Yet, there is confusion about how federal funds are able to be distributed to businesses – are grants or loans allowed? What are the stipulations? This webinar will explain,

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Webinar: From Farmers to Grocers to Servers,Food Systems Are Changing

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Thursday, June 25 Time:  3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Cost: Free COVID-19 has disrupted food supply chains in America and around the globe. As schools, restaurants, and other major consumers of food products closed, demand dried up, leaving farmers with excess crops. At the same time, food banks around the U.S. saw

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Webinar: Saving Retail on Mainstreet and Beyond

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Monday, June 22 Time:  3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Cost: Free Mainstreet retail is at risk due to the Coronavirus. The small businesses that line the streets of once-bustling neighborhoods are highly impacted by the sharp economic downturn; they are less likely to be considered essential, less likely to have an emergency

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Webinar: Wish You Were Here: Tourism in a New Age

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Monday, June 15 Time:  3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Cost: Free Measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 are at a direct opposition to the tourism industry; when the recommendation is to stay home and avoid plane travel, no amount of promotion will bring back the flow of visitors. Now, those in

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Webinar: From Farmers to Grocers to Servers, Food Systems Are Changing

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Monday, June 8 Time:  3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Cost: Free COVID-19 has disrupted food supply chains in America and around the globe. As schools, restaurants, and other major consumers of food products closed, demand dried up, leaving farmers with excess crops. At the same time, food banks around the U.S. saw

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Webinar: Maximizing Return On Your Community’s Higher Ed Presence

Webinar Details: Host: International Economic Development Council  Date:  Monday, June 1 Time:  3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Cost: Free As communities strengthen their quality of life scorecards, build talent, diversify their economic base and plan post-COVID19 recovery, Higher Education institutions can be critical partners.  These community anchor institutions offer a range of ways to support talent, innovation and place objectives

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