Rediscover Main Street's Markets:

Community Economic Summit

| Hilton Baltimore, Key 11/12 | Posted: Wednesday, 10:30-11:45 a.m.

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Rediscover Main Street Markets

Has your economic restructuring committee gotten around to performing the market analysis that your organization and businesses need? Learn how to use a Community Economic Summit to engage multiple groups and perspectives in market analysis, ensure the vital interpretation of data that only locals can perform, and strategically harness market findings for a stronger four-point action plan. See how this approach has succeeded in rural and urban districts. A wealth of great data sources can soon be at your fingertips.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn how to perform a comprehensive Main Street market analysis through a collaborative, community-based process.
  • Design a Community Economic Summit that capitalizes on local knowledge and experience
  • Establish a market data interpretation program that puts locals in the lead -- ensuring strong engagement in the analysis and real-life application of findings. Include multiple groups and perspectives in market data interpretation
  • Use economic analysis to strategically inform all aspects of the Main Street organization's four-point workplan


For more information contact:

Keith Kjelstrom, Keith Kjelstrom Consulting

Theresa Berg, Nob Hill Main Street