Episode Archive

51 episodes of Econ Dev Show - Economic Development since the first episode, which aired on May 3rd, 2021.

  • 50: Dane's Rules for Conferences

    May 17th, 2022  |  9 mins 43 secs
    conferences, eco devo, econdev, economic development

    Conferences are about face-to-face interaction, not about sitting in sessions.

  • 49: Understanding Your Startup Ecosystem With Darren Stauffer

    May 9th, 2022  |  27 mins 11 secs
    eco devo, econdev, economic development

    The tide for economic developers has shifted, and tech ecosystems are truly everywhere.

  • 48: Local Econ Dev Digital Marketing with KathodeRay Media

    May 2nd, 2022  |  31 mins 42 secs
    digital marketing, eco devo, econdev, economic development, marketing, new york

    Dane talks with Mark Gustavson and Marlene McTigue of KathodeRay Media about their success stories in rural economic development digital marketing.

  • 47: Arizona Economic Development With Carrie Kelly

    April 25th, 2022  |  26 mins 48 secs
    arizona, eco devo, econdev, economic development

    Dane Carlson talks to Carrie Kelly, the Executive Director of the Arizona Association for Economic Development.

  • 46: Using Plain Language in Economic Development with Melissa Meschke

    April 18th, 2022  |  26 mins 58 secs
    eco devo, econdev, economic development, plainlanguage

    Do you find it difficult to explain your job to your family, friends and even your professional contacts? Use plain language.

  • 45: How to Merge an EDO with a Chamber with Andy Sokolovich

    April 11th, 2022  |  23 mins 44 secs
    chamber of commerce, eco devo, econdev, economic development

    How do you merge a Chamber of Commerce and an Economic Development Organization? Today we talk to Andy Sokolovich about his experience doing just this in Clinton, Iowa.

  • 44: Podcasting 101

    April 4th, 2022  |  8 mins 3 secs
    eco devo, econdev, economic development, podcasting

    In this episode, we get geeky, and Dane quickly explains his podcasting setup.

  • 43: Talking Downtown Strategies with Jenn Gregory and Elliott Cook

    March 28th, 2022  |  36 mins 46 secs
    eco devo, econdev, economic development

    In this episode, Dane talks downtowns with Jenn Gregory and Elliott Cook, both on the Downtown Strategies team at Retail Strategies. Every community in America, of any size or population, can revitalize or create a downtown. According to the Jenn and Elliott, placemaking comes in all shapes and sizes. They encourage you to start small and build on that success!

  • 42: Rural Revitalization with Sarah Thompson

    March 21st, 2022  |  26 mins 37 secs
    econdev, economic development, rural

    Dane talks to Sarah Thompson about rolling up your sleeves and figuring out a new path if your rural community needs help. According to Sarah, there is nothing that can stop those who truly want a better future for their downtown and community. It takes hard work and committed volunteers.

  • 41: Economic Development in Alabama With Jim Searcy

    March 14th, 2022  |  29 mins 14 secs
    alabama, econdev, economic development

    In this episode, Dane talks with Jim Searcy, executive director of the Economic Development Association of Alabama.

  • 40: With Alejandra Castillo, US Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development

    March 6th, 2022  |  37 mins 28 secs
    econdev, economic development, eda

    Dane talks with Alejandra Castillo about her leadership of the US Economic Development Administration.

  • 39: Economic Development is Still Not for Amateurs with Jay Garner

    February 27th, 2022  |  31 mins 46 secs
    book, econdev, economic development

    Dane talks to Jay Garner, president and founder of Garner Economics, and the former chair of both the IEDC and Site Selectors Guild, about his new book "Economic Development is Still Not for Amateurs".