The Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is organizing its first-ever Regional Economic Development Summit. This summit is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at the recently renovated Greyhound Bus Station in downtown Birmingham. Tickets for the summit can be purchased at a price of $50. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities or would like to access additional details about the event, you can click here.
The main goal of the summit is to bring together various stakeholders involved in economic development in the Greater Birmingham Region. The attendees will include economic developers, business leaders, government officials, chamber executives, and community leaders. Through panel discussions and strategy sessions, participants will explore and address the future of economic development in the region.
One of the highlights of the event will be a luncheon, where Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield will deliver a keynote address. Steve Ammons, the CEO of BBA, emphasized that economic development is not just about numbers, but about people working together. He expressed his hope that this summit will serve as a platform to unite partners and foster collaboration and cooperation across the Greater Birmingham Region.
The sessions during the summit will cover a range of topics related to economic development, including site selection, land planning, retail and industrial development, and marketing strategies. This comprehensive content will provide valuable insights and information to the attendees.
If you are interested in attending the event or would like to know more, you can visit the BBA website for further details.