2/27/2020 - Hudson Valley Construction Industry Council Annual Meeting

Hudson Valley Construction Industry Council Annual Meeting

2/27 & 2/28/2020 • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA Topic: Promoting Community Benefit Criteria in Local Incentive Policy

11/13/2019 - 2019 SIOR Southern Nevada Chapter Annual Luncheon

Society of Industrial and Office Realtors 11/13/2019 • Las Vegas, NV, USA Topic: Economic Development 4.0

11/1/2019 - Public Affairs Roundtable

Public Affairs Roundtable Cornell University Institute for Public Affairs 11/1/2019 • Ithaca, NY, USA Topic: Smart Cities, Economic Development Policy & Strategy

10/29/2019 - 2019 Fall Conference for NYATEP & NYSEDC

New York's Workforce Association 10/29/2019 • Rochester, NY, USA Topic: Next Generation Economic Development

10/13/2019 - Annual Conference

International Economic Development Council (IEDC) 10/13/2019 • Indianapolis, IN, USA Topic: Economic Development 4.0

9/23/2019 - NYCETC 2019 Conference

New York City Employment and Training Coalition 9/23/2019 • New York, NY, USA Topic: Designing a System for the Future of Workers

8/15/2019 - HREDA Summer Regional Update

Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance 8/15/2019 • Chesapeake, VA, USA Topic: Economic Development Policy Update

8/04/2019 - Annual Meeting

Southern Economic Development Council 8/04/2019 • New Orleans, LA, USA Economic Development Brave New World

7/25/2019 - NGA Summer Meeting

National Governors Association 7/25/2019 • Salt Lake City, UT, USA Economic Development Policy Best Practices

7/16/2019 - The New Economy Symposium

New York State Economic Development Council 7/16/2019 • New York, NY , USA Topic: Creating Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

6/11/2019 - EDC Utah Board of Advisors Briefing

Economic Development Corporation of Utah 6/11/2019 • Salt Lake City, UT, USA Topic: Q&A on Industry 4.0, Managing externalities of economic growth & expansion

6/6/2019 - Celebration of Excellence in Real Estate

Villanova University 6/6/2019 • Philadelphia, PA, USA Topic: Developments and Innovations in Industrial Real Estate

5/22/2019 - 2019 NYSEDC Annual Conference

New York State Economic Development Council 5/22/2019 • Cooperstown, NY, USA Topic: How do we talk about economic development and incentives in a post Amazon New York?

4/29/2019 - 2019 MEDA Annual Conference

Maryland Economic Development Association 4/29/2019 • Cambridge, MD, USA​ Why Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Matter in Economic Development

4/16/2019 - Tampa-Hillsboro EDC 2019 Mid-Year Report

Tampa-Hillsboro Economic Development Corporation 4/16/2019 • Tampa, FL, USA Topic: Recoding the DNA of Prosperity & the Future of Economic Development

4/4/2019 - 2019 KC SmartPort Annual Industry Briefing

Kansas City Smart Port 4/4/2019 • Kansas City, MO, USA Topic: Flexibility and Innovation in Supply Chain & Economic Development

4/2/2019 - Columbus 2020 Leadership Circle Breakfast Briefing

Columbus 2020 4/2/2019 • Columbus, OH, USA Topic: The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Economic Development

3/28/2019 - Public Policy, Community & Economic Development Update

CoreNet Global - New York City Chapter 3/28/2019 • New York, NY, USA Topic: The Role of Incentives in the Future Growth of New York

3/7/2019 - 2019 Explore Central Indiana Conference

Indiana Economic Development Association 3/7/2019 • Plainfield, IN, USA Topic: State of Economic Development in Light of HQ2

2/15/2019 - 2019 Economic Development Symposium

Yale University School of Management 2/15/2019 • New Haven, CT, USA Topic: Learning from Amazon HQ2

1/30/2020 - 2020 NLEP Annual Meeting

Northern Louisiana Economic Partnership 1/30/2020 • Shreveport, LA USA Topic: Inclusive, Resilient Strategies for Growth & Prosperity

7/23/2021 - MPEDC Hosts Mike Grella on a 3-day Listening Tour

Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation (MPEDC) hosted Mike Grella, former Amazon executive, on a 3-day familiarization and listening tour from July 13-16, 2021. The MPEDC partnered with Grella Partnership Strategies to help structure an economic development-specific strategic plan, provide ongoing project support, and assist with marketing efforts for Mount Pleasant. Mr. Grella met with various community leaders and stakeholders, including elected officials, manufacturing CEOs, education leaders, the city’s department heads and development team, and the Chamber of Commerce and economic development board of directors, to better understand Mount Pleasant’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Mr. Grella also toured four major manufacturing facilities in the city and attended dinners with financial institutions, real estate brokers, and community leaders. Read More:

5/14/2021 - Mike Grella Tours Tyler, Texas with the Tyler Economic Development Council

Former Amazon executive, Mike Grella, spoke with various city leaders on Friday about future big business potential in Tyler. Grella spent a portion of his week traveling around Tyler with the Tyler Economic Development Council seeing what Tyler has to offer. Grella says he walked away from his visit very impressed and that citizens of Tyler should be excited for the future. “I truly believe that over the next couple of years Tyler is going to become one of the worst kept secrets in America in terms of places to invest, live, work, play, grow a business, expand a business and want to raise a family,” said Grella. Read More: