Join us for a four-part, live webinar series featuring an array of timely topics in corporate location strategy and business attraction. The series kicks off Tuesday, February 23, and will feature a diverse group of Guild member panelists through May 2021.
Hear a variety of perspectives and ask questions of our members during 20 minutes of live, moderated Q&A as part of each webinar. Those who sign up will also receive access to webinar recordings.
Purchase the full four-part series for $300, or individual webinars for $95 each.
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The Pandemic & Talent: Workforce Changes In 2021
Tuesday, February 23 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET
- Panelists: Dennis Donovan of Wadley Donovan Gutshaw Consulting and Larry Gigerich of Ginovus
- Hosted by: Jay Garner of Garner Economics
From an increasing mismatch of skills supply and demand to the impact of work-from-anywhere – there is a lot to unpack when it comes to the pandemic’s impact on talent. We’ll tackle these topics and more – and what it means for companies and communities.
The Explosion in Life Sciences Projects
Tuesday, March 23 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET
- Panelists: Bob Hess of Newmark and Andy Shapiro of Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company
Billions of dollars are pouring into the COVID-19 vaccine, and exciting new cell and gene therapies that promise cures for cancer, heart disease, neurological conditions and more. This is spurring demand for new labs, clinical capacity, advanced manufacturing facilities, and office space, and driving new partnerships between companies, universities, workforce and economic developers. We’ll discuss how talent is a driver and what these new opportunities mean for not only existing coastal life sciences clusters, but also new markets.
Positioning for the Green Economy and Renewable Energy Industry Development
Tuesday, April 27 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET
- Panelists: Tracey Hyatt Bosman of Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Co. and Thomas J. Stringer of BDO
Growing investment in renewable energy and the green economy creates new opportunities for communities. Learn how to position your community to take advantage of this next generation in economic development.
Marketing Your Community Amidst COVID-19
Tuesday, May 18 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET
- Panelists: Didi Caldwell of Global Location Strategies and Jeannette Goldsmith of Strategic Development Group, Inc.
Explore how the pandemic has impacted economic development marketing. From new technologies and digital outreach to hybrid site tours, we’ll take a deep dive into the latest trends and next practices in community marketing.