A Community Engagement & Outreach Project on the Challenges, Realities and Opportunities of Economic Development and Community Wealth Generation
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SESSION 3: Nov. 1-2, 2018
Local economic, community and business leaders highlight success stories and fruitful partnerships in Onondaga County and Syracuse, how those successes occurred, and how citizens were engaged.
Mark Olson, Mayor of Fayetteville, NY
Carolyn Evans Dean, South Avenue Business Corridor Revitalization Project Manager
Michael La Flair, Housing Visions Director of Marketing and Communications
Mark Venesky, Supervisor of Town of Cicero, NY
SESSION 2: October 18-19
Andrew Fish, Senior VP for Business Development at CenterState CEO
Nora Spillane, Syracuse Deputy Commissioner Dept. of Business Development
Laura Miller, General Manager, Darco Manufacturing, Inc.
Joe Russo, Economic Development Program Manager, National Grid
October 18 at 8 am at the Nancy Cantor Warehouse – School of Design
(Offered in collaboration with Thursday Morning Roundtable – TMR)
October 18 at 5 pm at Onondaga Community College – Performing Arts Center
October 19 at 8 am at WCNY Headquarters, the “Enterprise America” stage.
SESSION 1: September 27, 2018
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National site selection experts in the first of the Forum series dentified regional trends in economic development and community support including examples of success stories achieved by similar communities in the northeast.
Chris Steele, Chief Operating Officer and President for North America of ICA
Jim Damicis, Senior Vice President, of Camoin Associates