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MBREDC Economic Development 101

Tue, February 16, 2016

MBREDC hosted our first Economic Development 101 event, onTuesday, February 16th at the Horry Georgetown Technical College,  Grand Strand Campus Conference Center.  

Wells Fargo was the event sponsor, and attendees enjoyed coffee and breakfast provided by Eggs Up Grill - Conway at Universtiy Shops. 

MBREDC President, Josh Kay, was the event speaker.  He provided a comprehensive overview of our economic development efforts in Horry County.  Some of the topics that he covered included: 

  • What is Economic Development?
  • The Economic Development Process 
  • Top Location Factors 
  • Who Is Involved in Economic Development?
  • MBREDC Target Markets 
  • Horry County Sites 
  • Incentives
  • MBREDC Announced Projects Since 2012
  • MBREDC Goals Moving Forward 

Some of the feedback that we received from attendees:  

"The presentation educated me not only about MBREDC but also gave insight to the criteria used by prospects when evaluating sites for expansion and relocation."

"Very informative. Would like to return for an Econ 201!"

"Thank you for an enjoyable and educational event. We look forward to becoming more involved."

"Gave a good high level of the economic development goal sets and approach."

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