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Naturally Lewis to Host ‘Shift Back to Rural’ Economic Development Conference June 15 in Lyons Falls


Published: April 23, 2022 at 03:15 p.m.

By: Media Release from Naturally Lewis


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Naturally Lewis Hosts June 2022 Economic Development Conference: Shift Back to Rural


LYONS FALLS, NY – Naturally Lewis is excited to host the Lewis County Economic Development Conference with the theme, Shift Back to Rural on Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 at 3 Willows Event Center in Lyons Falls, NY! Naturally Lewis is shifting the conversation to focus on successes in our rural economy, coming back to community and coming back to the humanness of working together as a means of growth. We are looking forward to a full day filled with leadership development, economic development updates, community building, and networking!


Our developing agenda includes:


• Keynote address by Christie Andrus-Nakano, a local business owner providing unique coaching and leadership service through her business, The Human Factor.

• Nationally recognized speakers with exclusive content from Leadercast 2021 delivering insights and take aways that will challenge and inspire attendees.

• Breakout sessions and interactive discussions with local topics and local speakers: o Rural Entrepreneurship: Small Supporting Small

o Workforce Development of the Future: Retention Benefits, Apprenticeships & Internships

o Lewis Life: The Rural Movement

o The Regional Approach: Drum Country & Beyond

o Scaling Up: Embracing Local Tools to Grow Your Business

o Marketing Your Lewis County Business


“We are excited to bring a mix of leadership development, local panelists and rural economic development initiatives to our first annual economic development conference,” said Brittany Davis, Executive Director of Naturally Lewis. “We will look back on our successes and provide interactive sessions on how to keep building momentum for the future. We look forward to a day of networking and building partnerships with local, regional, and state representatives.”


Naturally Lewis invites business leaders, organizational leaders, and community leaders to join the conversation on June 15th. Early bird registration is $100.00 for individuals until May 1st and includes all-day coffee, breakfast, lunch & happy hour snacks, breakout sessions, interactive discussions, local and New York State economic development updates and networking! To register visit www.naturallylewis.com/events


Naturally Lewis would like to thank our platinum sponsors, the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce and 3 Willows Event Center for their support and generosity. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of Shift Back to Rural, please contact Jenna Lauraine at jenna@naturallylewis.com or call 315-376-3014 for additional details.













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