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The Planning Process

The Region’s Strategic Plan for Entrepreneurship is the product of three facilitated planning session (Fall 2015) tailored to the unique demographics, economic trends, service providers, and entrepreneurship needs within Union and Adams Counties. The Planning team consist of a wide variety of stakeholders including entrepreneurs, economic development/chambers of commerce leadership, financial institutions, small business development centers/entrepreneurship centers, community colleges, elected officials and the regional council of government. All members of the Planning team are working to develop a strategic plan consisting of a supportive culture, business/technical assistance, capital resources, and networking for the Region to implement for years to come.