Professionals in workforce development, economic development, and higher education are fighting to make their communities well suited for advanced manufacturing industries. But the definition of advanced manufacturing is often vague and difficult to define at the industry level. What exactly is it?
Through the words of four economic development professionals, “Economic Developers: Prospering Communities” is a 2½-minute video tribute to the work of economic developers throughout the country.
The fifth annual EMSI conference took place September 21-23 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Here are some of our favorite sound bites from speakers and attendees as we discussed “Know Your Workforce: The Intersection of Talent and Careers.”
The stunning Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, will be able to attract more and larger events thanks, in part, to an economic impact analysis conducted by EMSI.
This week, Livability published Top 100 Places to Live, its third annual ranking of the most livable small- to medium-sized cities in the US.
“Our mission is to create a comprehensive and cohesive workforce development system in Southeast Michigan that provides employers with the talent they need for success.”
Recent job growth has inspired The Right Place Inc. (an economic development organization in Grant Rapids, Michigan) to promote an understanding of local engineering demand. In fact, the Right Place Inc. recently used EMSI data to conduct an analysis of regional engineering employment, published last weekend in a local business journal
On July 1, the Smithsonian opened an exhibit featuring medical innovations in Minnesota’s famous Medical Alley, a region encompassing Minneapolis-St. Paul and 40 miles south to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, and home to hundreds of healthcare organizations and medical device companies.
Richard Florida and a team of researchers at the NYU School of Professional Studies recently published a new report that uses EMSI data and other sources to trace NYC’s industrial and occupational clusters, changing real estate patterns, and evolving class structure. This rich analysis was also featured in Florida’s CityLab article.
Brian Kelsey, principal and founder of Civic Analytics, is the keynote speaker at the fifth annual National EMSI Conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, September 21-23. Below is an interview we conducted with Brian on his work, his inspiration, and his vision for what success looks like in economic development.