CALED’s 40th Annual Training Conference

Buxton will be attending CALED's 40th Annual Training Conference in Sacramento, CA from March 25-27. The 40th Annual CALED conference will celebrate how California’s Economic Developers are “Getting it done.” every day in their communities through relationship building, strategic planning, and connecting to key resources.

Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel 13th and J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Buxton experts share economic development tips during the conference.

What to do When Your Retail Recruitment Efforts Are “Stuck”

Regardless of your city’s population size, retail recruitment can be a challenging process. This session will address practical steps you can take to troubleshoot your community’s development strategy and stay on track. Communities from various regions will provide inspiration as you lead your community to reach its economic development goals.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain ideas on alternative and creative approaches to reach development goals as presented by the panelists
  • Learn directly from economic developers how to address common and unique retail attraction hurdles with limited resources
  • Understand practical steps to make your community stand out to prospective retailers throughout the recruitment process

Speakers Include:

Jessica Gonzales, Economic Development Manager, City of Anaheim
Jason Ridenour, Economic Development & Housing Manager, City of Porterville
Chris Briggs, Senior Vice President and Public Sector GM, Buxton
Lisa Hill-McCay, Senior Vice President, Buxton

Date/Time: Thursday, March 26, 2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

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Journey Awareness Persona Economic Development/Elected Official Tourism/CVB Public Sector