By SUZANNE PAETZER
2009 Scottsdale Leadership Class Reporter
The Scottsdale Leadership Experience
This is the ninth of a 17 article series recapping Scottsdale Leadership’s nine-month Core Program. The program educates, connects and empowers citizens who are interested in community leadership.
What is Economic Development; How does it happen?
Scottsdale Leadership Class 24 members tackled this question on our last Topic Day. We examined it from a local, regional and state level…it was a fascinating day.
Economic development is a complex, multi-dimensional concept. Economic development is not possible without growth but growth is possible without development. Scottsdale is an established and resource-wealthy community. We’ve had many years of strong economic development. But in these tough economic times, it is important we have a clear economic development strategy.
To read the rest of Suzanne’s blog click here.
One response to “Economic Development: Do or Die!”
I absolutely agree that Economic Developers are a critical key to accelerate the economic recovery process. The Arizona Association for Economic Development is working hard to provide timely and meaningful educational programs for our Economic Developer members.