It was great to host Joanne Steele from California last week in Hickman County, Tennessee and to talk about what my organization, the Hickman County Chamber of Commerce, and local businesses do to promote rural tourism. It was even more of a pleasure that she had an enjoyable rural experience while visiting some of those local businesses. Ms. Steele writes on www.ruraltourismmarketing.com and I enjoyed talking rural tourism development with a knowledgeable professional. Read all about her visit in the blog entry and follow other posts on ruraltourismmarketing.com .
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Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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