LIDEA along with their partners; LMA, LED and CLECO will host a one day class on the “Role of Elected Leaders in Economic Development.” Local and state elected officals are encouraged to attend this FREE class to learn more about economic development efforts in Louisiana and the important part they play in the process.
The class will be held in five locations across Louisiana: Baton Rouge on September 7th, Alexandria on September 13th, Hammond on September 20th, Lake Charles on September 27th, and in Arcadia on October 4th . Each class will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. Lunch is included.
Each class will cover the same material in each location: Economic Development Fundmentals, Building a Team and Brand, Community and Economic Development and Thinking Regionally. The class will include three real case studies on projects in Louisiana where participants will use the information provided in the class lectures to determine the outcome they decide will best suit their local economy.
Reservations are required and must be made no later than the Friday proceeding the class which you plan to attend. There is no cost to attend and lunch included free of charge. For more information and to secure your reservation, please contact Cami Barlow via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.