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Stand Up Rural America


April 27, 2021
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Embassy Suites Charleston
300 Court St
Charleston, WV 25301
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Stand Up Rural America, Forging a New Path

The event, Stand Up Rural America, Forging a New Path, will feature more than 20 nationally renowned subject matter experts and successful economic development practitioners.

Topics to be covered include planning, leadership, entrepreneurship, downtown revitalization, marketing, business retention & expansion, effective communications, rural retail, housing, rural broadband, talent development and much more.  Additional content regarding preparedness, strategies for helping communities rebound, rebuild and restore our communities following the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis will also be included.

Experience an event designed specifically for Rual America. You will receive tangible tools and stategies to help your cities, counties and regions grow. This event is packed with informative and dynamic panels, presentations, discussions, networking and celebrating what makes Rural America special. Representatives from more than 20 states, enjoyed out inaugural event in Tulsa in July of 2019 while garnering high praise for the superior level of speakers, quality content and excellent networking opportunites.

The Summit is being coordinated and hosted by ACCELERATION by design LLC and the WVEDC is the local Summit sponsor/host.

This Summit is perfect for Economic Development Organizations, Chambers of Commerce, Cities, Counties, Regional Groups, Utilities, Industry Leaders, Lenders, Board Members and anyone with a vested interest in the growth and prosperity of Rural America.

You won't want to miss this special even. Please join us in West Virginia to celebrate Rural American in April 27 - 29, 2021.

Click here for the conference website and to register for the event.