The Basic Course

Special Session

October 16th - 20th  *  Santa Fe, NM

Course Schedule

  • All events will take place in person in Santa Fe, NM.
  • The registration cost includes lunch, snacks and refreshments.
  • Lunch will be served Monday through Thursday.
  • Evening events and networking opportunities will be available.
  • SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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Day 1 - Monday, October 16th
8:30 - 9:00a Registration
9:00 - 9:30a Welcome / Introductions
9:30 - 10:30a Perspectives of Economic Development
10:30 - 10:45a Break
10:45a - 12:00p Understanding your Community
12:00 - 1:00p Lunch
1:00 - 2:00p Introduction to Strategic Planning
2:00 - 4:00p Ethics in Economic Development
Day 2 - Tuesday, October 17th
9:00 - 10:45a Managing an EDO
10:45 - 11:00a Break
11:00a - 12:30p Research & Statistics
12:30 - 1:30p Lunch
1:30 - 3:00p BR&E
3:00 - 3:15p Break
3:15 - 4:15p Workshop
Day 3 - Wednesday, October 18th
9:00 - 10:30a Business Attraction
10:30 - 10:45a Break
10:45a - 12:00p Marketing & Sales
12:00 - 1:00p Lunch
1:00 - 2:00p Finance Overview
2:15 - 3:15p State Incentives
3:30 - 4:30p Financing Deals
Day 4 - Thursday, October 19th
9:00 - 11:00a Real Estate, Utilities & Infrastructure
11:00 - 11:15a Break
11:15a - 12:30a Workforce Development
12:30 - 1:30p Lunch
1:30 - 3:00p Housing
3:00 - 3:15p Break
3:45 - 5:00p Visitor Driven Economic Development
Day 5 - Friday, October 20th
9:00 - 10:00a Film & Digital Media
10:00 - 10:15a Break
10:15a - 12:00p Retirees & Remote Work
12:00 - 1:00p Lunch
1:00 - 2:00p Small Business & Entrepreneurship

"The New Mexico Basic Economic Development Course provides a great foundation for the concepts and principles of economic development.  The content is well-rounded and the leadership and presenters are incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. It left me wanting to take my ED education further."

Susann Mikkelson
NMSU Cooperative Extension Service - 2020

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