(PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. – Aug. 30, 2018) The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) will hold a Northern Arizona Economic Development Symposium to discuss “Positioning Your Community for Retail Success.” The symposium will be held Thursday, Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Event Spot, 6520 E. First St., Ste. B, in Prescott Valley.
The symposium will feature expert speakers and sessions that address:
· What it takes to attract retail and hotels to specific communities.
· How local products make the jump to the shelves of national retailers.
· How retailers can best retain their employees.
The cost of the symposium is $50 for AAED members and guests and $65 for non-members if registered by noon on Sept. 13. Late registration is $70. To register, visit www.aaed.com/event/sept20. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.