Countdown to the Conference: The Inaugural 1st Annual ELGL Conference
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Countdown to the Conference: The Inaugural 1st Annual ELGL Conference

08-05-13: Conference Sponsors and Low Quality Pencils  What should I wear to the conference? Will conference attendees get the chance to stock up on low-quality pencils and sticky pads plastered with corporate logos? We’ll address these questions and more in this running post leading up to the conference. Today, we would like to thank our … Continue reading

Portland Native Comes Home to Headline ELGL Conference
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Portland Native Comes Home to Headline ELGL Conference

Oregonian: Dion Jordan, newest Portland Parks board member, keeps his father’s passion alive Dion Jordan Personal Development Strategist Internationally Renowned Speaker Best Selling Author Talk Show Host Portland Parks Board Member Son of Charles Jordan, Portland’s first African-American City Commissioner and Portland Parks & Recreation Director Connect: Facebook, Twitter, and the World Wide Web Background Check … Continue reading

Conference Sneak Peek IV: Lessons in Leadership from Gov. Gregoire and Gov. Kulongoski
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Conference Sneak Peek IV: Lessons in Leadership from Gov. Gregoire and Gov. Kulongoski

Oregonian: Former Govs. Ted Kulongoski, Christine Gregoire to speak at ELGL Conference Hindsight is 20/20: Lessons in Leadership From Governor Gregoire and Governor Kulongoski You’re reading it here first: the lunchtime session at the 2013 ELGL Conference will feature two former governors, for the first time sharing their perspectives on their time in the executive offices in … Continue reading

Conference Sneak Peek III: In the Trenches: Learning from Practical Experiences in Oregon Economic Development
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Conference Sneak Peek III: In the Trenches: Learning from Practical Experiences in Oregon Economic Development

In the Trenches: Learning from Practical Experiences in Oregon Economic Development Learn from real-world, real-time practical stories and experiences about economic development in Oregon.  We’ll stay away from buzzwords and catch phrases, and instead focus on the tangible (and intangible) skills that are required to significantly impact economic development and changes in Oregon communities.  This … Continue reading

Conference Sneak Peek II: Communications Best Practices for Local Government Success
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Conference Sneak Peek II: Communications Best Practices for Local Government Success

  What are the best ways to connect with the diverse demography in your community?  How should you leverage social media for your organization?  What are some of the emerging communications trends in Oregon communities?  These questions – and many others – will be the topic of this discussion featuring consultants, practitioners, and researchers in … Continue reading