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EG2009 Aberdeen,SD Ppt

  1. 1. 7 th NATIONAL ECONOMIC GARDENING CONFERENCE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ABERDEEN Julie M. Johnson, Absolutely! Aberdeen & Prairie Vision & Jim Barringer, Aberdeen Development Corporation
  2. 2. FIRST THINGS FIRST!
  3. 3. CONGRATUATIONS TO OUR REGIONAL PARTNERS!
  4. 4. ABSOLUTELY!ABERDEEN <ul><li>“A 4-year progressive economic development action plan to accelerate economic investment in Northeast South Dakota from 2006-2009” </li></ul><ul><li>“Aberdeen: Open for Business in Northeast South Dakota” </li></ul>
  5. 5. ‘ Accelerating the Growth of Aberdeen and its Region”
  6. 6. “ LEADING AT THE SPEED OF GROWTH ”
  7. 7. II. PRIMARY JOB CREATION: HOW DID WE DO? <ul><li>Aberdeen Development Corp. gets a gold star! </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 2000 new jobs with new firms by end of ’10 </li></ul><ul><li>Catalytix gave us great advice </li></ul><ul><li>Still working with companies </li></ul><ul><li>Chamber—”Bridges” is a fabulous internship program! </li></ul><ul><li>SBDC—BIG Idea is a great piece of work! </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Bridge Builder Award”-1st presented ‘08 </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur of the Year Award—2nd Presented ‘09 </li></ul>
  8. 8. “Catalytix” gave us good advice!
  9. 11. BUILD ON OUR CULTURE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP <ul><li>Implement the Destination Development recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>E-Commerce training </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur of the Year </li></ul><ul><li>Systematize access to entrepreneurship services, capital, support </li></ul><ul><li>Business start-ups/small business growth measures </li></ul><ul><li>BIG Idea business idea competition-> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>College-level business plan competition </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. “BIG IDEA” <ul><li>YEAR 3 </li></ul><ul><li>High School </li></ul><ul><li>Business Idea Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Adding a Marketing Piece in Year 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Want to take to College-Level Business Plan </li></ul>
  11. 13. ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR <ul><li>2008 Roger Feickert—Midstates Printing Family of Companies </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Jim Thares—Primrose Retirement Communities </li></ul>
  12. 14. BRIDGES PROGRAM
  13. 15. “BRIDGE BUILDER” AWARD <ul><li>2009 3M Companies </li></ul>
  14. 16. THANK YOU! Julie M. Johnson 725-5070 280-3642 [email_address]
  15. 18. <ul><li>Jim Barringer </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Vice President </li></ul>
  16. 19. What is the role of a typical Development Corporation in job creation <ul><li>New Industry Attractions </li></ul><ul><li>Local Expansions </li></ul><ul><li>Start-ups </li></ul>
  17. 20. What has the Aberdeen Development Corporation done to assist startups? <ul><li>Capital </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Real Estate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operating </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Financing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build, buy back </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low overhead cost </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support Services </li></ul>
  18. 21. What kind of companies have the Aberdeen Development Corporation worked with? What assistance provided and what is our successes? <ul><li>Four Star Plastics, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Prairie Tool </li></ul><ul><li>SENTR@ NET </li></ul><ul><li>TalenSoft; aka Web Plus </li></ul><ul><li>Midstates Printing; aka QQP </li></ul><ul><li>Wooden Mallet </li></ul><ul><li>Vallon </li></ul>Four Star Plastics, Inc.
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