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Growing Entrepreneurial Communities

Registration for this webinar is closed.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016
2-3 p.m. CT | 3-4 p.m. ET

Small business has been increasingly used as an economic development tool in hard-to-develop communities. During this Connecting Communities® webinar, experts will discuss the emerging field of entrepreneurship-based economic development and provide information from communities that have effectively used entrepreneurship to generate local economic growth.

Speakers include:

  • Dell Gines, Senior Community Development Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • Deborah Markley, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Maria Meyers, Executive Director, KCSourceLink
  • Erik Pedersen, Vice President of Entrepreneurship, NetWork Kansas

Participation in this webinar is free; however, registration is required. Sign up for this session at the Connecting Communities website.

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The Connecting Communities webinar series is a Federal Reserve System initiative providing a national audience with timely information on emerging and important community and economic development topics. All sessions are recorded and archived on the Connecting Communities website.