Date: January 18, 2017
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET
Price: $95 for IEDC members, $135 for Nonmembers
Registration Deadline: January 18 at 11:00 am ET
Instructions will be emailed on January 17
Last date to request a refund or cancel registration: Monday, January 9
Questions? Please contact email@example.com
Measuring performance is vital to evaluating how well economic development organizations help their communities achieve economic stability and growth. By establishing the right type and number of metrics and reporting on them regularly to key stakeholders, organizations are better equipped to gather the most relevant data, which helps prove their worth. Begin 2017 with the right output and outcome measurements to keep you on track all year long. Hear from your peers and learn which measurement strategies are most effective for communities of all sizes.
At the end of the webinar you'll know:
• Which metrics can highlight your organization's performance and accomplishments
• Which metrics maximize opportunities to secure funds for your organization
• Which benchmarks drive strategic goal-setting towards your community's economic growth
Michael Langley, FM
CEO, GREATER MSP
IEDC Vice Chair of the Board
Minneapolis - Saint Paul, MN
Michael Langley is the founding CEO of GREATER MSP, the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership. GREATER MSP leads global promotion, regional strategy, and project management for economic growth and job creation in the Minneapolis Saint Paul region, with over three million residents and a Gross Metropolitan Product of over $200 Billion. He brings years of experience to the role as a widely recognized economic development strategist who has also led successful regional economic development organizations in Florida and Pennsylvania.
Michael's award winning work as a practitioner includes his leadership as CEO of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, often regarded as a globally leading organizational model for regional economic development, regional advocacy, and public policy research. It also includes the founding of Langley Group, a national economic development consulting firm focused on regional best practices and economic growth strategies, where Michael served as President.
Prior to becoming an economic development practitioner, Michael led a successful corporate career, spent primarily in the technology sector working in leadership positions for a number of Westinghouse/CBS divisions, including serving as President and CEO of Westinghouse Audio Intelligence Devices, Inc., a world leader in wireless surveillance technology.
A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mike also earned a MS in information systems from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He served as a Navy pilot with more than 5,000 hours of flight and crew time on surveillance and intelligence missions worldwide and as a technology analyst on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations. He has also been awarded an honorary doctorate in Humanities by American Intercontinental University for his work in community improvement.
Instructions and Technology
Instructions and dial-in information will be sent up to three days in advance and a minimum of two times. If you do not receive an email from IEDC or GoToWebinar 24 hours prior to the start of the web seminar, it is your responsibility to email firstname.lastname@example.org. No refunds or credits will be given for not receiving the dial-in information for the webinar.
• Using a telephone: A touch-tone telephone
• Using Desktop VoIP: A computer equipped with the following:
-- a supported sound card
-- speakers or headphones
-- a microphone (for speaking during the conference)
• Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla Firefox 1.5 for Windows/Mac/Linux, or Safari 2.0 for Macintosh
• Broadband Internet connection
Learn more about GoToWebinar please review the Attendee Quick Reference Guide(PDF)
Cancellation, Refund and No-Show Policy
• Refunds are available with cancellation until Monday, January 9. There are no refunds for cancellations received after Monday, January 9.
• All cancellations must be received in writing by email, fax or mail to Cherrika Gordon (e-mail: email@example.com / fax (202) 223-4745). Cancellations by phone are not accepted.
• All cancellations and requests for a refund after Monday, January 9 need to be submitted in writing to Cherrika Gordon and will be considered on a case by case basis. There is no guarantee of a refund or credit after Monday, January 9 and each will be given consideration under unforeseen circumstances.
Attend Web Seminars and Earn Recertification Credits from the Comfort of Your Office
We understand that CEcDs have a constant yearning to grow and improve their knowledge and expertise in economic development. Therefore, the IEDC web seminars have been approved as professional development programs for recertification. The web seminars provide a convenient and cost-effective online environment for economic developers to learn about cutting-edge research, techniques, and tools that are prevalent in the field.
CEcDs participating in a minimum of three (3) web seminars during a three-year recertification cycle can now earn recertification credits. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Marjorie Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org.