Conversation is the best way to share our goals for the growth of our communities, and this year’s combined annual meeting of the Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations is focused on talking about the future. Scheduled for Thursday, November 2 in the Falls Room of the Holiday Inn City Centre in downtown Sioux Falls, this year’s annual meeting will concentrate on sharing ideas. No tickets are needed and the event is FREE and open to all interested business people and residents in Lincoln and Minnehaha County communities.
What’s new and exciting this year is an opportunity for community members, local economic development volunteers and elected officials to hear from regional experts on three topics essential to modern growth in our area: competition in economic development, expanding community housing options, and agri-business and its role in regional development.
The panel discussion will start at 4:30 pm, with time for questions and answers. A social hour will begin at 5:30 followed by the annual meeting including a brief report on 2017 activity in both counties, and will conclude by 7 pm.
We believe that this year’s LCEDA-MCEDA annual meeting will give you and your neighbors some new perspectives and connections that, in addition to our ongoing efforts, will enhance economic development in 2018. It’s a celebration of the partnerships that drive local economic growth and a chance to network, answer questions and learn about what’s happening throughout our region.
Our combined annual meeting reflects the partnership for progress that has sustained MCEDA for 25 years and LCEDA for the past two decades. YOU are an essential element of that partnership. We want to make our annual meeting November 2 an occasion you’ll remember and give you new insights into ways to help your community grow.
Please accept my personal invitation to attend. I look forward to seeing you there. RSVP to Mary at 605-339-0103, 1-800-658-3373 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Nick Fosheim, Executive Director, Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations
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