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.
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".
January 17th, 2022 | 23 mins 26 secs
attraction, california, econdev, economic development, retention
Dane and Cole Przybyla talk about Cole's unique business retention and attraction tactics in rural California.
January 10th, 2022 | 33 mins 53 secs
econdev, economic development, new-mexico, newmexico, workforce
In this episode, Dane talks to Kristen Gamboa. She is the Senior Economic Developer for the Village of Los Lunas. She has been instrumental in helping existing businesses expand and grow, as well actively market and bring in new economic-base businesses to the second fastest growing community in New Mexico. Prior to this, she was the Director of Business Development for the New Mexico Partnership where she actively engaged with companies, C-suite executives, and site consultants looking for expansion, relocation, or new project opportunities across the Land of Enchantment.
According to Kristen, "New Mexico is a hidden gem that is still a little rough around the edges but with more regionalized economic development strategies you're going to hear and see more companies expanding to our 'Land of Enchantment'."
December 29th, 2021 | 31 mins 10 secs
behavioral economics, econdev, economic development, gamification
During the pandemic, cities were able to use elements of gamification and behavioral economics to boost consumption at their local businesses and create a sense of civic pride. Colu VP Michael Mazur explains the process to host Dane.
December 20th, 2021 | 30 mins 56 secs
econdev, economic development, washington
Economic development district director Alyce Brown thinks that economic development was already changing before COVID, but that change has now become a necessity because of the pandemic. She talks to Dane about how to get back to basic, grassroots initiatives. She explains that "hometown pride" needs to be a part of our planning and long-term vision.
December 13th, 2021 | 34 mins 29 secs
econdev, economic development, florida
The American Dream for millions of Americans has always been to work hard for thirty years, and to then to retire to Florida. But what if you could break that mold and work where you want to live? Lisa Krouse and Erin Silk talk with Dane about workforce and business attraction, and what's driving the growth of Sarasota County, Florida.
December 6th, 2021 | 24 mins 17 secs
china, econdev, economic development, site selection, washington
In this episode, host Dane Carlson talks with Caleb McMahon. Caleb is a former site selector in China, who is now the Director of Economic Development for Port Angeles, Washington. Dane and Caleb discuss what he's seeing on the ground, and in the water.
November 8th, 2021 | 58 mins 3 secs
california, dane carlson, econdev, economic development, texas
Earlier this summer, Dane was a guest on the EcDev Net, where he talked about his background, moving from California to Texas, and the Econ Dev Show
September 27th, 2021 | 30 mins 21 secs
econdev, economic development, houston, site selection, south dakota, texas
Andrew Sloss was a site selector for ten years before making the transition during Covid to economic development. Listen in for his advice from both sides of the table.