Importing money through S.M.A.R.T. Economic Development.
Allow us to introduce to you Kerrville, a city of 25,000, which is a stone’s throw away from the burgeoning growth of the Austin-San Antonio economic corridor, also referred to as the ‘The Next Great American Metropolis’ by Forbes Magazine. The metropolis the magazine is referring to is the 73-mile stretch between San Antonio and Austin, a region of 4.5 million, where Kerrville and the Hill Country is the bookend to this corridor. Kerrville is positioned as a destination for strategic economic growth and a must-visit destination for companies, investors and entrepreneurs who are seeking a location for expansion and seeing their business thrive.
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Open remarks will be made by Governor Greg Abbott.
As we move into recovery and resiliency phase, KEDC is proud to continue to offer resources to our community through vital partnerships, such as the Office of the Governor. We are excited to be able to pass along the latest opportunity to receive crucial information from panelists such as executives from eBay, Facebook, Workforce Solutions and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Also joining the webinar will be Aaron Demerson, Commissioner Representing Employers at the Texas Workforce Commission. The COVID-19 crisis has served to emphasize just how critical it is for all businesses to have a strong online presence. This webinar, hosted by the Office of the Governor, will help businesses to better understand how to optimize platforms like Facebook and eBay. Their Workforce Solutions expert in business resiliency will advise attendees on resources available to help businesses to become more resilient. SBDCs are expanding to meet the needs of small businesses and will be sharing this new resource information. There will also be a live Q&A session as part of the event.
Join the Office of the Governor as the experienced panel answers key questions and offers advice on topics such as:
- Enhancing online presence and communications
- Building e-commerce into your business model
- Business resiliency
- Resources available to plan for changing economic circumstances
- Workforce-related topics including hiring and unemployment
This webinar is held in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission.
Precinct 2 Prosperity Program
Our mission is to pass legislation that will legalize the sale of all alcoholic beverages, including mixed beverages in Precinct 2 with a vision to bring increased economic opportunities to our region.
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