Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Getting in the game

From an editorial in the Ocala (FL) Star Banner:
There is more to successful economic development than aggressive recruitment, doling out incentives and putting down new utility lines and roads. A lot more.
That was the message this week from consultants for Ocala/Marion County business leaders who are orchestrating the merger of the Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Corp. To be competitive, said Jon Roberts of TIP Strategies of Austin, Texas, requires a "holistic view" that creates a unified strategy for both "short-term fixes and long-term transformational initiatives." More here.

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