Watch Webinar – Driving Economic Development

Dave Parsell talks about the impacts this pandemic has had on economic growth and development in Canada and how that translates to real estate.

As the COVID-19 crisis shifts from the response to the recovery phase, the needs of businesses will evolve as they begin rebuilding or resuming operations. Those economic developers that adapt quickly and are ready to respond will have greater success helping their business community bounce back.

Learn from Dave Parsell, CEO at Localintel about using technology to promote location advantages, engage businesses and drive economic development in a post COVID world.

You’ll learn about:

  • How economic development technology is helping existing businesses reopen and recover
  • Using data-driven marketing to promote the strengths of a location
  • How site selectors and property developers are using economic development technology when undertaking due diligence
  • What this means for real estate 
  • Q&A

Recorded On: Thursday, July 30, 2020

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Speaker Bio:

Dave is co-founder of Localintel, an award-winning government technology company making online economic development tools that hundreds of organizations have added to their website to promote their location advantages, assist local businesses and monitor trends. 

Localintel’s customers range from small rural communities like the Town of Bashaw (population 841) through to larger economic development organizations like Texas Economic Development Corporation, Washington DC Economic Partnership and Invest Ottawa. Learn more at

Dave’s professional background includes senior roles in consulting and local government where he specialized in economic development and strategic planning. Dave’s career also includes roles with Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of Scotland and the Australian Army.

He holds a Master of Public Administration, Master of Environmental Planning and Bachelor of Commerce and has guest lectured at Macquarie University and the University of NSW.

One thought on “Watch Webinar – Driving Economic Development

  1. Samuel says:

    Government policy intended to encourage business growth and nurture the American economy. New and improved methods, procedures, and technology showed efficiency and output in the industry.

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