Remote Ready Cities: How to Make Your City a Remote Worker Magnet
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About the Event
It's no secret that remote work is on the rise. Learn about promising practices from around the country on communities that are excelling in attracting remote workers.
Melody Warnick is a freelance journalist and the author of This Is Where You Belong: Finding Home Wherever You Are (Viking, 2016), a practical guide to improving, investing in, and coming to love the place where you live. Her new book, Anywhereist, coming out from Sourcebooks in 2022, looks at how people who can work anywhere choose where to live, and how our places impact our careers, creativity, finances, and success. You can find her online at melodywarnick.com.
Kenny McDonald, CEcD
Kenny has served as president and chief economic officer of One Columbus, formerly Columbus 2020, since the organization’s inception in 2010. He has helped lead the execution of the One Columbus strategy and development of the Columbus Region’s competitiveness agenda, and he has also built local and national partnerships that have accelerated the area’s development.
Kenny has over 20 years of regional economic development and management consulting experience focused on helping companies develop and execute their location strategies and helping communities achieve their goals. Kenny has worked with a variety of industries including automotive, biotechnology, aerospace, pharma and advanced electronics. He has consulted manufacturing and logistics operations and advised numerous headquarters, research and development, and technology facilities.
Michelle Willard is the Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the Greater Sacramento Economic Council. Through her extensive communications experience and previous work as a top-rated news anchor, she offers in-depth knowledge to help businesses make a transformational impact through public relations and communications.
This webinar is a partnership between Fourth Economy and Livability.com.