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Celebrate Economic Development Week, May 8-14

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IEDC presents the first Economic Development Week, May 8-14. All week long communities will be highlighting the importance and value of economic development. IEDC has created a celebration guide for you to download to use to increase awareness and participation throughout your community. For more information and to download the guide: http://www.iedconline.org/90years

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Celebrate Economic Development Week, May 8-14

  1. 1. CELEBRATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK MAY 8-14, 2016 IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS
  2. 2. Economic Development Week will take place from May 8-14, 2016, and will highlight the importance and value of economic development throughout our communities. IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS
  3. 3. HOW CAN YOU GET YOUR COMMUNITY INVOLVED IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK? IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS
  4. 4. PLAN AN EVENT Plan an event in your community to show why your work in econonic development matters
  5. 5. SHARE VIA SOCIAL MEDIA Use your social media influence to increase exposure for economic development
  6. 6. Sample Tweet: Join in on the fun. May 8 - 14 is Economic Development Week around the country. Here's what we're doing. (______Add your city's URL____) IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS
  7. 7. Sample post for Linkedin or Facebook: Economic Development Week is from May 8 - 14. The contributions made by economic developers leads to more jobs, enriched communities, and an overall greater way of life. See what's planned in our city, and prepare to participate. Take a moment to download the full document (PDF), which also offers sample blog content and how to write a guest column for your local newspapers and other community publications. IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS
  8. 8. CREATE A PRESS RELEASE Create a press release that can be sent to the media to help increase visibility for the activities planned for you community
  9. 9. SHARE EDW ADVERTISEMENTS IEDC has sample advertisements available for download for you and your community to use
  10. 10. CREATE A RESOLUTION A document to submit a resolution to your local lawmakers to officially designate this week as Economic Development Week
  11. 11. ENGAGE LOCAL BLOGGERS Reach out to bloggers in your community who cover economic development and alert them to economic development week
  12. 12. IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS EDW HIGHLIGHT YOUR PEERS HAVE BIG PLANS RUNNING A TWO-DAY SERIES, TITLED ED101 CONNECT, THAT WILL FOCUS ON EDUCATING THE COMMUNITY ABOUT THE PROFESSION GROW LICKING COUNTY
  13. 13. IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS EDW HIGHLIGHT YOUR PEERS HAVE BIG PLANS HOLDING A FOUR DAY CAMPAIGN INCLUDING AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS LUNCH & LEARN GREATER RICHMOND PARTNERSHIP
  14. 14. IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS EDW HIGHLIGHT YOUR PEERS HAVE BIG PLANS HOSTING AN EVENT TO RECOGNIZE INVOLVEMENT IN THE MINNESOTA MEDICAL MANUFACTURING PARTNERSHIP GREATER MSP
  15. 15. CELEBRATE THE FIRST NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK IN YOUR COMMUNITY. DOWNLOAD THE CELEBRATION GUIDE. IEDCONLINE.ORG/90YEARS

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