On January 12th SDG’s Thayr Richey led a two-hour session on planning for EDOs with 65 participants at the Basic Economic Development Course at Ball State University.
United Auto Workers members at the General Motors Co (GM.N) truck plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, approved a new four-year contract by a wide margin, joining momentum in favor of the deal as voting continues on Thursday. The president of the UAW local in Fort Wayne said on Thursday morning that the vote was 1,839 […]
Yesterday, Thayr Richey and Jim Plump co-taught a 3.5 hour session on “Managing an Effective Economic Development Organization” at the IEDA’s Economic Development Director’s Course. Some of topics in yesterday’s session included: Understanding your community Analyzing the organization The roles of the director Organization case studies Regionalism Developing a career in the business For more information, […]
The planning process for manufacturing innovation that was led by SDG and its partner, ESOP Advisors, has just received an award by Expansion Solutions Magazine. The Quad Cities Chamber and Bi-State Regional Commission received the award for excellence in regionalism and cross-border collaboration as demonstrated in the planning process for the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation […]
In June, SDG president Thayr Richey presented an update on the international, U.S, Indiana and Southwest Indiana regional economy to the Perry County Development Corporation board of directors. Thayr’s lecture included a discussion of U.S. manufacturing “reshoring” and the difficulty of replicating the industrial infrastructure that this country has lost over the past two decades. ils-3pl.com.ua/ […]
Thayr Richey’s Presentation at the IEDA Summer Conference www.magazinpoliva.kiev.ua/ t-marka.ua/ 405blogs.com
On January 14th, 2014, Thayr Richey spoke to local professionals and students about the journey for economic developers through strategic planning. www.magazinpoliva.kiev.ua/ t-marka.ua/ www.essay-outline.com
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SDG has begun holding workshops: ED 101 for Local Elected Officials. To-date we have held the workshops in Posey, Daviess, and Rush counties. Additional workshops are already slated for other communities. These workshops run between 2 1/2 and 3 hours and will help the LEO’s to be more effective in the economic development of their […]