SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation – December 2023

It’s a wrap, 2023!  2023 proved to be a productive year with an impressive list of accomplishments. SourceLink affiliated websites reached a major milestone with over 1 million pageviews across all business support platforms! Everyone contributed to this significant accomplishment and it is an incredible testament to everyone’s hard work!   Congratulations to...

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Rob Williams and Mark Burdette earn the International Economic Development Council Entrepreneurship Development Professional (EDP) Credential

Kansas City, MO – November 6, 2023 – SourceLink℠ is pleased to offer congratulations to all the International Development Council’s (IEDC) 2023 Entrepreneurship Development Professional (EDP) credential recipients, including SourceLink’s director and IEDC Board Member, Rob Williams, EDP, and SourceLink affiliate program coordinator for West Virginia BusinessLink, Mark Burdette, EDP.  Mark...

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SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation – June 2023

SourceLink Network News Rob kicked off our June SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation with exciting news from our network affiliates. NWI BizHub in Northwest Indiana received a grant from the Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) and MicroEnterprise of Inland SoCal received the 2023 Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid, a...

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SourceLink℠ Affiliate Quarterly Conversation – March 2023

Welcome to our newest affiliates! Rob kicked off our recent SourceLink℠ Affiliate Quarterly Conversation welcoming our newest affiliates to the network. They include: Louisiana Business Hub launched March 15 and will be deployed regionally. Two regions are already included, Launch Network and Capital Region. Seven more regions will be added in...

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Let’s Talk: Why Broadband is Critical Infrastructure for Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development

Access to affordable high-speed broadband is increasingly a top priority for economic and community development leaders. According to national research from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center, a whopping 93% of today’s small business owners use at least one type of technology platform to help them with their...

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How America’s Public Libraries Nurture Entrepreneurship

Libraries are the unsung heroes of entrepreneurship, offering essential resources and programs to equip innovators and business leaders with the tools they need to succeed. These public learning institutions transform into collaborative arenas filled with entrepreneurs ready to take their businesses off the ground. All you need is a library...

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National League of Cities Webinar Features Entrepreneur Focused Economic Development Solutions

Exciting conversations are happening in the economic development world! Thanks to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Center for City Solutions, supporters and visionaries can come together to explore groundbreaking ways of assessing citywide economic development in a webinar series. Through these webinars, thought leaders and dynamic guest speakers share innovative...

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SourceLink℠ Affiliate Quarterly Conversation – December 2022

Looking Back SourceLink director, Rob Williams summarized exciting events from 2022 at our final SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation of the year.  We welcomed Dana Masters, Business Development Communications Specialist at SourceLink! Dana will be working with Dara to develop outreach communications with our affiliates, social media and marketing activities as well as...

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SourceLink℠ Affiliate Quarterly Conversation – October 2022

Change is Beautiful  As SourceLink director, Rob Williams pointed out at our recent Affiliate Quarterly Conversation, along with the change in seasons, this fall brings change to the SourceLink network as well. New employment opportunities brought change to our staff and the people we work with.  We have seen this at...

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