Thu, Feb 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
This session will be for those seeking to understand and grow their community’s retail and restaurant businesses. Discover how retail today is a catalyst for economic development fostering a critical base to a vibrant community and strong workforce. Learn the consumer shopping trends that drive profits impacting real estate decision for opening and closing locations. Find practical tips on best practices in developing your community’s retail recruitment program.
Golden Shovel Agency provides groundbreaking online economic development. Our key assets are creativity, industry knowledge and foresight. Unlike most agencies, we are specialists in your world: We’ve helped more than 130 communities across North America to shape and tell their stories in order to strengthen the vitality of their regional economies. Our core services include branding, marketing, strategy, web development, and online communications management. More than that, we are a true partner to our clients.
Since the company’s inception, Golden Shovel Agency has earned the trust of 130+ economic development clients with customers ranging from small rural communities to large internationally aspiring communities. We are solely focused on the economic development industry with a strong understanding of the needs of economic developers from perspectives all across the country. We prospect the latest technologies and trends in communities and economic development and provide them as web solutions to our clients. Our Economic Gateway solution is the engine behind our first-in-class economic development websites and it combines our award-winning design with all the tools needed for successful online economic development.
At Golden Shovel Agency, we view economic development as a creative endeavor, critical for a region or community to attract and retain businesses. We bring over 12 years of experience combining strategy , marketing web technology and design expertise to present communities in their best light.