Southern Idaho Economic Development Expert Will Attend White House Economic Development Forum This Week
Wednesday, July 29 2015
Twin Falls, ID -- The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and SelectUSA will host the 4th annual White House Forum on Economic Development on July 30, 2015. Jan Rogers, executive director of Southern Idaho Economic Development (SIEDO) is the only Idahoan invited to attend this prestigious gathering.
51 economic development officers from across the U.S. will be attending and will directly engage senior White House and Administration officials.
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President and Assistant to the president for Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs will provide the welcome remarks.
During the Forum, economic development practitioners will meet with administration officials to discuss and provide input based on a wide range of topics. The forum focuses on key topics that have the greatest potential to positively impact job creation in the near and long term. Issues discussed in the forum will include a wide range of topics including infrastructure development, international trade and attraction, and manufacturing.