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.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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: