Economic Developer’s Resource Library

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NEW: Updated Statewide Reopening Guidance May 18, 2021

Info Sessions for Economic Developers
6/11 Business Oregon Info Session on RAISE Export Assistance
6/15-16 Oregon Governor’s Tourism Conference (FREE)
6/23 OEDA Oregon Economic Development Showcase
6/24 IEDC (free) Economic Development Ethics Workshop
RECORDED: SEDCOR May Economic Update
RECORDED: SizeUp 2021 Economic Development Trends
RECORDED:
How Equity & Inclusion Boost Economic Recovery
RECORDED: No Small Matter: Oregon’s Childcare Crisis
RECORDED: Pivot to Virtual Investment Attraction
RECORDED: Greater Portland FinTech Virtual Tour

Resources for Economic Developers

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REOPENING BUSINESS
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General Hygiene:
CDC Reopening Guidance for Cleaning & Disinfecting Guidance

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SHIFTS TOWARD RECOVERY
New Developments

US Treasury Releases Guidance on Certification Process for State, Local Fiscal Recovery fund
Business Oregon Commercial Rent Relief Program Round 2 Opens (4/22-5/6)
Economic & Biz Data Analysis
*NEW* Opinion: Relief Funds can Fuel an Oregon Transformation
*NEW* Oregon Business Gresham’s Manufacturing Boom
UO/ECONorthwest White Paper Maximizing OR’s Long Term Benefits with ARP Investments
Business Oregon 10-year Innovation Plan
Oregon Business Biotech Sector Blooms
ECONW Post-Covid Outlook: The Inflation Debate
EIG Roadmap for a More Equitable Economy

EIG Redefining Rural: Examining Gaps & Exploring Rural Prosperity
General Economic Recovery

IEDC Leadership Guide for Economic Recovery  + Restore Your Economy Dashboard
CDFA Resource Center & Recovery Strategy
Place Marketing & Site Selection
Area Dev’t COVID and Site Selection in Near & Long Term
Area Dev 2020 Site Selection: “Regional Depth” w/ Global Reach
EcDev Strategy

IEDC Broadband, Telework and Economic Development
FDI Intelligence How and Why Industry Clusters are Made
SSG Incentives That Matter – Recorded Podcast
CDFA 5 Strategies to Engage Opportunity Zone Investors
Brookings Supporting Microbiz in Underserved Communities During COVID
Racial Equity Disparate Impacts & Inclusive Opportunity
Oregonian Black-Owned Businesses Still Facing Lending Barriers
McKinsey Economic Impact of Closing Racial Wealth Gap
PBJ (Un)Equal Access: How US Financial Systems Fails Black Business Owners