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Econ Dev Show Podcast - Economic Development

88 EpisodesProduced by Dane CarlsonWebsite

We explore the strategies, ideas, and insights that are driving economic development forward into the future. You'll hear new insights from passionate ED's about their successes and struggles, and you'll learn from attraction and retention experts about how to apply actionable strategies inside you… read more


67: How to Build a Business Accelerator in Your Small Town With Jana Sanchez

If you want to see BR&E program that consists of more than just being a connector of information and contacts for your businesses, this is the episode for you.

In tis episode, Jana Sanchez walks us through the ins and outs of the Business Accelerator Services of Estes (BASE) Program at the Estes Park EDC. The BASE Program is a 6-month intensive dive into building and growing your business, helping leaders in three core areas - Leadership, Operations, and Innovation.

According to Jana, existing businesses need executive education in order to grow and expand. This should be an essential function of your business retention and expansion programs.

Her accelerator is comprehensive executive education that is helping her mountain tourist town's businesses to expand. But not just that – her program can show positive , concrete results that help the EDC be better understood in the community, and raise more money.

The episode is full of great insights, and success stories from Estes Park.

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Special Guest: Jana Sanchez.


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