New Online Resource For Economic Development Unveiled

(TORONTO, ON – September 27, 2012) – Today’s rapidly changing economy requires economic developers, community leaders and business owners to stay at the leading edge of economic development issues and trends. is a new website dedicated to providing the latest economic development information and ideas.

From breaking news to blog posts, best practices to the latest research, and book reviews to job postings, serves as an online platform for the international economic development community.

“ is dedicated to those working on the ground to grow local economies,” says Brock Dickinson, principal and founding partner at MDB Insight. “Whether you’re an economic developer, a business owner, or just someone passionate about your community’s future, is a place to get involved in discussion and keep up to date on news and tools. We built it to meet the needs of those we’ve worked with in communities across North America.” was created by MDB Insight, one of North America’s leading specialist economic development consultancies, as part of the firm’s goal of contributing to the growth of the economic development profession and broader conversations about economic development.

MDB Insight was established by Lauren Millier, Brock Dickinson and Paul Blais in 2007 with the objective of helping communities, organizations and businesses thrive in the ever-changing economic climate. With this vision, they have positioned the firm at the forefront of industry thought and practice and developed several economic development resources, including

About MDB Insight

MDB Insight is a multidisciplinary economic development consulting firm dedicated to providing tailored solutions that maximize economic development opportunity. As one of North America’s leading specialist economic development consultancies, MDB Insight’ collaborative team helps communities, businesses and organisations around the world navigate the realities of a changing economy.

MDB Insight is active in the international economic development community and is committed to supporting the growth of the industry. In this spirit the firm has developed several industry resources and seeks to generate dialogue around issues and developments in the industry.

Founded in 2007, MDB Insight has offices in Calgary, Hamilton, Toronto and Kingston. For more information please visit

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Tarryn Landman
MDB Insight Inc.
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