Community Economic Development 101

A foundation for rural prosperity and resiliency

Community Economic Development (CED) is defined as the process of fostering an environment that results in the creation of wealth and well-being for the benefit of the community.

This free, three workshop will help you to learn the basics about economic development in your community and how these concepts can be applied in your municipal environment.

Workshop Topics:

  • What is Community Economic Development and why it’s vital for your community
  • The value of planning in your community
  • Collaborative roles of individuals & organizations
  • Tools & resources to assist you

Who should attend:

Elected officials, economic development boards/committees, municipal staff and community leaders

Registration is now open for in-person and online workshops.

DateLocationRegistration
Thursday, February 9
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
EDCO (Economic Developers Council of Ontario)https://www.edco.on.ca/event-5067623
Tuesday, February 28
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Middlesex-London
399 Ridout Street North
London
CED 101 – a foundation for rural prosperity and resiliency! Tickets Eventbrite
Thursday, March 2
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Township of Oro-Medonte
Oro-Medonte Community Centre,
71 Line 4 North,
Oro-Medonte, ON
CED 101 – a foundation for rural prosperity and resiliency! Tickets Eventbrite
Monday, March 6
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Wellington-Elora
Wellington County Museum & Archives, 0536 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, ON, N1M 2W3
CED 101 – a foundation for rural prosperity and resiliency! Tickets Eventbrite
Wednesday, March 8
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Municipality of North Grenville
285 County Road 44
Kemptville, ON, K0G1J0
CED 101 – a foundation for rural prosperity and resiliency! Tickets Eventbrite
Monday, March 27
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Virtual SessionCED 101 – a foundation for rural prosperity and resiliency! Tickets Eventbrite
Wednesday, March 29
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
City of Belleville
Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre
(tbc)265 Cannifton Rd,
Belleville, ON, K8N 4V8
CED 101 – a foundation for rural prosperity and resiliency! Tickets Eventbrite
Thursday, March 30
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Township of Cavan-Monaghan
Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, 986 County Road
10 Millbrook, ON
CED 101 – a foundation for rural prosperity and resiliency! Tickets Eventbrite

Future training sessions are being planned, including in Northern Ontario. Visit the event page to view all dates and locations.

Workshop is presented by Economic and Business Advisors from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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