Best Practices in RFI Responses

Hear best practices and case studies in responding to RFIs and how to conduct a successful site visit. The third in a 5-part series.
August 5, 2019
2:00pm EDT - 3:00pm EDT

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Webinar Description

How a community responds to a site selection inquiry can make or break whether they win the project. Hear best practices and case studies in responding to a Request for Information—a key step in the site selection process. If your community is still in the running after its RFI response, the next key milestone is the on-site visit from the company. Learn—through examples, stories, pointers, and experience—how to conduct a successful site visit and what missteps to avoid.  

Series Description

This five-part series covers leading economic development issues and how to make your ED efforts successful. Discuss strategies and best practices, hear relevant case studies and examples, learn how the economic development industry is changing, and receive actionable tips and insights that can be applied immediately.  

Who Should Participate

Designed for utility staff who are involved in economic development, whether in a leadership position, account management, customer service, or policymaker role. 


Janet Ady, President & CEO, AdyAdvantage, Madison, Wisconsin

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Registration/Fee Information

Individual webinars: $109 for members; $209 for nonmembers

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The 5-part series (discounted price): $495 for APPA members; $995 for nonmembers

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