Category Archive for: ‘Economic Development’

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    SBDC

    Basic Economic Development Course, November 7-10, 2016

    This course is accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and the American Planning Association’s (AICP) professional institute. The BEDC is a 4-day course and each registrant is required to attend all modules of the course in order to receive a completion certificate. This […]

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    Mayor Buckhorn targets international trade to stimulate Tampa economy

    In an effort to foster job creation and enhance Tampa’s economy, Mayor Bob Buckhorn is driven to make Tampa’s name synonymous with international trade. Due to Tampa’s deep Hispanic roots and multifaceted opportunities of trade access, Buckhorn’s presumably challenging feat has been a successful one. […]

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    SBDC

    Economic Forecast Breakfast: 2014 to continue positive trend

    The message from economic forecasters Tony Villamil and Brian Wesbury regarding the outlook for 2014, was one of positivity, Thursday. At the Economic Forecast Breakfast, held at The Lakeland Center, Villamil said, “We are in rapid recovery and moving in the right direction. We have […]

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    Obama’s plan for helping small businesses

    Six years ago I visited an indigenous village in southern Mexico called Santa Cruz Mixtepec. It was, or used to be, one of those impoverished rural hamlets that sent most of its population over the U.S. border to find living-wage work. Until somebody got the […]

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