DDAA Announces New eLearning Course for Managers

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  Build Support With Legislators and Decision-Makers DDAA Announces Its Newest Free eLearning Course for Managers: Building the Case for Your Local Development District What kind of story are you telling? In order to serve their communities effectively over the long term, Local Development Districts must be equipped to tell the story of their local […]

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DDAA Conference: Manchin, McBride, Holtz-Eakin to Speak

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  What’s happening in Washington? Virtual Conference Live Sessions: September 14, 16, 22, 2021 Pre-recorded breakout sessions: September 7, 14, 2021 The Washington Scoop on Rural Development Tuesday, September 14 9:00 AM Eastern The 2021 DDAA Virtual Annual Conference will introduce attendees to ARC Federal Co-Chair Gayle Manchin and ARC Executive Director Brandon McBride. There’s […]

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2021 Conference Registration

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Thank you for your interest in registering for the Annual Conference. You can register for the conference by either paying through Whova, or by submitting an invoice. See below for more information. I am a… Powered By Whova Conference registration system   Unsure about your membership status? Contact: Tom Minor at tminor@crec.net or (703) 504-2875 No refunds […]

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DDAA Releases Report on LDD Best Practices in EDA Cares Act Funding

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On November 5, 2020, DDAA held a Town Hall for event for LDD executive directors to discuss how they are using CARES Act funds made available to LDDs through the Economic Development Administration. DDAA surveyed participants on their activities and best practices and held follow-up interviews over the coming weeks. This report shares DDAA’s findings, seeking to summarize experiences to date and inform LDDs moving forward about their peer’s efforts.

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2021 Annual Conference: Call for Session Proposals

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, November 20, 2020 Background: Reflecting the current uncertainty about the public health situation and the desire to meet in person in 2021, the DDAA Board of Directors has decided to postpone the 2020 Annual Conference by several weeks into the late spring or early summer. DDAA is also extending the deadline of […]

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