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      Louisiana Rural and Economic (LaRue) Development Summit in Marksville

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      July 9, 2019

        (daily for 3 times)

      711 Paragon Place
      Marksville, Louisiana 71351

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      Louisiana Rural and Economic (LaRue) Development Summit

      The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana is partnering with the Southern University Law Center (SULC) and the Southern University College of Business University Center for Economic Development to co-host the first Louisiana Rural and Economic (LaRuE) Development Summit in Marksville, LA at Paragon Casino Resort on Sunday, July 7 – Tuesday, July 9. Governor John Bel Edwards will address attendees at a special breakfast on Tuesday, July 9
      At the summit, the following topics will be discussed by panels of three to five people:

      • Workforce Development
      • Community Development in Rural America
      • 5G Expansion/Broadband Opportunities
      • Healthcare Access in Rural Communities
      • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
      • New Marketing Opportunities in Agriculture
      • Financial Services
      • Small Business Opportunities
      • Creating and Improving Economic and Business Relationships with Tribal Governments
      • Business Development Opportunities with LA Tribes
      The conference is open to all economic development professionals, including business owners, small business developers, government officials, chamber of commerce professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, faculty and staff from all universities within the state of Louisiana and students. In addition, anyone who is interested in learning more about economic development in rural areas or about doing business with tribal governments, is welcome to attend.
      The goal of the summit is to connect rural communities with local, state and national leaders as well as Native American Country and improving life in rural areas by helping future generations develop an entrepreneurial mindset while providing them the tools to succeed.

      Cost: Payment required - 100.00

      Categories: Education

      This event repeats daily for 3 times:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.