Click here to read my op-ed in the Mobile (Ala.) Press-Register about regional promotion and how communities across the Gulf region can turn the BP oil spill crisis into new economic opportunity.
Archive for July, 2010
Just agreed to speak at the 2011 Northwest Chamber Leaders Conference next March in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho. Northwest Chamber Leaders is a group of chamber executives, staff and private-sector leaders from across Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. I’ve been asked to talk about how regions market themselves for economic development in [...]
Thanks to the good folks at the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, who gave me the opportunity to write the cover story for the summer edition of Chamber Executive magazine.
The article takes a look at how communities across the country are working to brand and promote themselves for economic development, talent attraction and tourism in difficult economic [...]
As oil continues to pour from BP’s ruptured pipeline into the Gulf of Mexico, beaches, wetlands and wildlife are under siege. Industry – from tourism to commercial fishing – is taking a beating. The anger and frustration this crisis has caused are understandable; the pain is real.
But suggestions that this catastrophe underscores a need to [...]