Right after a 4-year absence, the Baton Rouge Space Chamber is relaunching its “canvas vacation” program, with a stop by to Greenville, South Carolina.
Officers with BRAC, the mayor-president’s business and nearby company leaders will make the excursion Nov. 2-4. Registration is $2,500 per human being and involves transportation, lodging and foods. To signal up, go to brac.org/canvas.
Adam Knapp, BRAC president and CEO, stated in a assertion the excursion “allows members to immerse on their own in a peer group, explore very best practices very first-hand, and interact in candid discussions with each other and the modify brokers driving the place city’s most transformative partnerships, plans and processes.”
This will be the 11th Regional Canvas Benchmarking Workshop, but the to start with a single since 2018, when BRAC and metropolis leaders frequented Cincinnati. The software was started out in 2003 and led to visits to Austin, Texas Nashville Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and Pittsburgh.
A short while ago, the trips have been held each two or 3 yrs, but the COVID pandemic led to a pause. Chamber officers explained they felt more confident to program an additional occasion for the fall.
Greenville is the 60th largest metro region in the U.S., with a population of about 930,000. Baton Rouge ranks a couple of places powering at variety 66. The area was previously a textile money, but it tailored to appeal to significant world wide manufacturers such as BMW, Michelin and 3M.
John Snow, a partner with Emergent Method, is a co-chairperson for the excursion. Snow is a indigenous of South Carolina who has noticed the adjustments that have happened in Greenville.
“Greenville is recognised for its bustling downtown, between numerous other items, and I see a lot of alternatives for Baton Rouge to leverage comparable methods to boost our downtown main,” he reported in a statement.
Topics that will be included for the duration of the excursion consist of: Partnerships in improvement and top quality of place, inclusive entrepreneurship, company and instruction partnerships, attracting and retaining expertise and diversifying industries inside an overall economy.