Libraries, Local Economic Development & Entrepreneurship
Thu, 07/26/2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am
About the Event
This training will provide an overview of local economic development, the role of entrepreneur-focused economic development and why community libraries should be involved. This training will be followed by a session in August by Christine Hamilton-Pennell which will drill down into possible library roles in supporting local entrepreneurs. Both sessions will be hands on, practical and full of ideas that community libraries can use to meet the needs of their entrepreneur patrons.
Who Should Attend?
Community Library Staff, Volunteers and Patrons Local Community Economic Development Leaders & Supporters (e.g., chambers of commerce, industrial corporations, tourism groups, main street programs, workforce, education, etc.)
- Why economic development is foundational to community success.
- Why communities should support entrepreneur-focused economic development.
- Who should be involved in growing entrepreneurs as a way to grow your community.
- Why libraries are central to supporting area entrepreneurs.
Cost: no charge
Event information: nlc.nebraska.gov/scripts/calendar/eventshow.asp
Registration link: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg