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NLC Offers Economic Gardening Webinar on Jan. 22

January 11, 2013

The National League of Cities (NLC) is offering an informational webinar on economic development that will explore the concept of Economic Gardening.


Often referred to as a “grow from within” strategy, it helps existing companies within a community grow larger. In contrast to traditional business assistance, economic gardening focuses on strategic growth challenges, such as developing new markets, refining business models and gaining access to competitive intelligence.

Webinar Details

Economic Gardening
Jan. 22
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Register online

Speakers for the webinar include:

  • Penny Lewandowski, vice president, Entrepreneurship & Strategic Direction, The  Edward Lowe Foundation
  • Kara Palmer Smith, director, Business Development, GrowFL Program Director, Economic Development Council of Tallahassee / Leon County, Inc.

NLC has also released a number of publications on economic development, including:

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