Presenters will share first-hand knowledge of their experience utilizing public-private partnership (P3) financing for successful infrastructure projects, and they will provide insight on how development finance agencies can engage with P3s during uncertain economic conditions.
In response to the pandemic, counties are exploring ways to maintain and sustain child care businesses upon reopening. The CARES Act provides federal relief supporting state and local efforts in securing child care during this critical time, especially for essential staff and first responders serving on the front line. Learn more about federal resources for child care during COVID-19 and what your county can do to ensure safe, healthy learning environments for young children.
Patrick Jankowski, Senior Vice President of Research at the Greater Houston Partnership, will speak about the current status and potential future of our economy in the context of COVID-19.
This webinar will analyze lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic as they relate to preparedness planning and business continuity. The webinar will share approaches to maximize the time between potential waves to enhance capacity and capability needed to achieve comprehensive business resilience across the public and private sectors.
Presenters will discuss marketing challenges in the context of budget constraints and increasingly technical platforms and mediums.
The Future of the Middle Class Initiative at Brookings will host a webinar on automation, training, and the middle class. The event will feature expert paper presentations and moderated discussions on issues related to the role of community colleges and employers in retraining workers and what to do about retraining after COVID-19.
Experts from multiple U.S. Department of Agriculture offices will explore how the department has tailored its financing programs to assist with recovery while noting what we can learn from the pandemic to better prepare rural America for tomorrow.
Mainstreet retail is at risk due to the Coronavirus. Innovative strategies can provide a lifeline to these businesses - from loan programs to easing restrictions on doing business in the street. Join our experts to hear from communities large and small on how they are saving Mainstreet.
Patrick Jankowski, the Greater Houston Partnership's Senior Vice President of Research, will provide an economic update on the state of Houston's economy during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, will speak on how companies must become responsive and resilient to the next pandemic, the next trade war, and global climate changes. Learn how to understand the changes to global supply chain flows and how these will affect business locations. Learn how supply chains can turn crises into opportunities through fast response, rapid retooling, and tracking demand.
This webinar will cover business continuity lessons learned from COVID-19; adapting to the changing landscape of business continuity; the importance of accessible
business continuity plans and efficient communication; and implementing plan testing to uncover gaps ahead of an incident.
Business Beyond Borders will explore the impact of COVID-19 and the downturn in Oil & Gas on global supply chains and the related effects on Houston's economy. This event is exclusive to partnership members.
Governments and institutions are starving for capital to keep revenue growing. Economic developers must provide adaptive financial sourcing in response to the massive disruption of COVID-19. During this webinar, learn how you can tap into "hidden capital" to fund struggling local governments, universities, and health care facilities and safeguard the fiscal well-being of your communities.