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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

10:30 am

Is your EDO website recovery ready? A tour of the online tools you need to kickstart your area economy

As economic developers everywhere plan out their region's recovery, one thing has become clear: your EDO or chamber website is more critical than ever

When, Not If: Are Your Region’s Businesses Prepared for a Disaster?

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Businesses can face dramatic consequences in the wake of a disaster, as well as sudden economic losses and dislocation. In this webinar, guest presenter Leann Hackman-Carty explains how economic developers can prepare, mitigate and (sometimes) prevent disasters. She reviews how you can help businesses in your area be better able to respond, recover, and remain more resilient in the face of disruptive change. Building economic resilience means communities are better positioned to recover when crises happen.

Guest speaker, Leann Hackman-Carty, is an entrepreneur, author, Master of Disaster, Resilience Champ, and CEO for Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) since 2009.

We looked at the following:
*Case study: Fort McMurray (AB) business response and recovery
*About disasters - types and challenges
*A step-by-step guide to helping your region’s businesses Stand APART©

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