The Digital Transformation of Economic Development

Digitally-enhanced economic development organizations are making traditional methods obsolete. The most out-of-touch economic development professionals are either unaware this is happening, in denial of the change, or becoming redundant. For economic development professionals who plan to remain relevant, this talk is for you. Topics include digital economic development trends in the United States and internationally. This is followed by case studies of effective digital economic development that include: local business focus, geo-personalization, digital lead generation, remote workers, and virtual tours. Products described include SizeUp, ZoomTours, Place VR, Wavteq Amplify, and Lead Forensics.