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Training: Business Recruitment and Lead Generation

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday, April 19, 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Florence Events Center
715 Quince St.
Florence, OR 97439

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** REGISTRATION INCLUDES CLASS MATERIALS, BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND COFFEE/BEVERAGE SERVICE.  STUDENTS WILL HAVE ONLINE ACCESS TO ALL CLASS MATERIALS FOR A PERIOD OF TIME FOLLOWING THE CLASS.

Join us for the next course in the Oregon Economic Development Certification Program to learn about approaches and strategies for business recruitment and lead generation.

Participation in this training session also counts as 8 credits towards the Oregon Certified Economic Developer Program.

Course Information
Business recruitment and lead generation is a core feature of an economic development program. It’s important to understand why communities do business recruitment and lead generation and what activities and program comprise a recruitment strategy.

You’ll leave this interactive training with an understanding of:

  • Overview of business recruitment and lead generation and why communities do recruitment
  • Preparing your community: assessment, information gathering, and assembling a team
  • Generating and working with leads: techniques, responding to leads, infrastructure & workforce, presentations & lead visits, creating deal package
  • Putting Learning and Resources into Practices (Actionable ways to use the information provided)

Rural Scholarships Available

OEDA is pleased to offer professional development scholarships to rural communities, in partnership with Business Oregon and the Ford Family Foundation. Scholarships are approved on a rolling basis and according to availability of funds.  Individuals that meet the criteria will be notified with an approval email and coupon code. Please await code before registering. Priority is given to applicants that best meet the criteria and that will benefit most from professional development opportunities. View Rural Scholarship Application: 2019 OEDA Professional Development Rural Scholarships

Questions? Email Annie Gorski (AGorski@cityofsalem.net) or AJ Foscoli (aj.foscoli@dallasor.gov), our Professional Development Committee Co-Chairs.

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm