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Back by popular demand - Economic development training for elected officals

11 Dec 2018 9:04 PM | Deleted user

This workshop is specially designed to provide an overview of economic development from a community perspective. The session will provide a focus on the roles of Councillors and Staff, the importance of economic development strategy, linkages with other functions of the municipality and examples of performance measures.

Who should attend?

This workshop is a great training opportunity for new Councillors (or for citizens appointed to economic development committees or boards).  It also serves as a refresher for those returning to their previous Council positions.

Topics covered in the workshop include:

  • Role of elected officials, committees and municipal staff
  • What is economic development?
  • Delivery options for economic development services
  • Importance of economic development strategy and performance measures


David Cash, BES, RPP, CEcD, is a Past President of EDCO and has over 35 years experience in the Ontario municipal sector in various roles including Economic Development Officer, Planning Commissioner and CAO.

He is the President of Cash & Associates Inc., a management consulting company, which provides professional advice and consulting services in the fields of economic development, site location studies, urban planning policy and organizational/service delivery review.

Date:           Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Time:          12:30 - 4 pm, working lunch provided

Location:    Main Theatre, Ontario Investment and Trade Centre

                          250  Yonge Street, 35th Floor, Toronto, ON

Cost:           $150 plus HST per person

How to Register:
Register online at
If you have any questions regarding registration, contact:
Kerri Schuttel, Research and Marketing Coordinator, EDCO
By phone: 519-377-4462    By email:

This training event is a pre-conference seminar for the 62nd Annual EDCO Conference. Elected Officials are eligible for Member discounted rates to attend. For more information, visit

Alternatively, host a local training in your own community or region.  Review the flyer for more information and contact Heather Lalonde, CEO, EDCO for more information.

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