Cultivating Farm Revenue
Mark your calendar for the Tennessee Agritourism Cultivating Farm Revenue Conference that will be held in Nashville on January 28-30 hosted by the UT Center for Profitable Agriculture.
“The 2010 Tennessee Agritourism Cultivating Farm Revenue Conference marks the fifth statewide conference held for agritourism in the state. For 2010, the agritourism conference will join the Tennessee Horticultural Expo at the Nashville Airport Marriott on January 28-30.
Learn more about the Tennessee Horticultural Expo (THE) by visiting their Website at http://www.tnthe.com. The agritourism conference will feature exciting educational sessions, networking opportunities, operation tours, the annual meeting of the Tennessee Agritourism Association and more.”
About Daryl Phillips, CEcD
I am a professional economic developer. I presently work for communities and companies in developing and implementing workforce and economic development solutions as CEO of Phillips Economic Development Solutions (Phi EDS).
Prior to September 2017, I was the economic development professional who served a community team of elected officials, business people, community leaders and dedicated stakeholders for economic development in Cheatham County, Tennessee (pop. 39,880) and its four towns. During my five-year tenure, I served the team as Cheatham County grew over 1,700 jobs, turned around population declines at the start of this decade into healthy population growth, increased tourism expenditures 20.3% and local tax revenue from tourism 25.4%, grew sales tax revenue 36%, focused on developing the local workforce and was recognized by SmartAsset as having the 9th highest Incoming Investment Index of all the 95 counties in Tennessee.
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 the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council and hold a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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