ICIC

Founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City is a nonprofit research and strategy organization and the leading authority on U.S. inner city economies and the businesses that thrive there.

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    2015 Inner City Economic Summit

    "Revisiting the Promise and Problems of Inner City Economic Development" will take place September 15-16 in Detroit.

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    Join UBS & ICIC in Miami to Talk Talent

    Dr. Seema Pissaris will provide a roadmap for finding and retaining talent that meets the needs of your firm, in this UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs small business workshop.

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    10th Anniversary: Helping Businesses Achieve Sustainable Growth

    ICIC is now accepting nominations and applications for the 2015 Inner City Capital Connections program.

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    A Grocery Store in Every Neighborhood: Boston's Quest to Eliminate Food Deserts

    The newest infographic in our Inner City in Focus series shows food availability and affordability disparities in Boston neighborhoods.

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    Introducing the 2015 Inner City 100

    ICIC is now accepting nominations and applications for the 2015 Inner City 100.

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    Newark's Data-Driven Approach to Leveraging its Anchor Assets

    This new report offers recommendations for implementing a comprehensive local procurement strategy in Newark.

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Inner City Exchange

Craft Breweries Offer Promise of New Jobs, but Capital Remains a Challenge

Today, there are more than 3,200 small and independent breweries that employ more than 110,000 Americans. And these numbers are sure to rise....

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Events

CEO Series Webinar: Selling Beyond Your Own Market with Digital

Sean Duffy, Founder of The Duffy Agency, will share the process in which brands with previously unknown potential discover their opportunity in other markets.

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