Providing Economic Development
Software & Advisory Services
We know the software needed to manage your contacts, projects, business retention & expansion, and workforce programming.
Put our four decades of economic development leadership to work for you. We developed and implemented the programs we now offer to you.
“With teamwork and a shared understanding,
great things can happen.”
Eric Canada introduces his new book Economic Development for the Team and shares its vital impact on growth. For the Team was written to help infuse cohesion in a group and fuel success through a common understanding. Get your copy today!
Synchronist is a cloud based platform for managing the mission of your economic development organization.
- A system of five independent, but related tools
- Strategically know your clients and create personalized value for them
- Tame complex projects and business relationships seamlessly
- Focus limited time and resources on the highest value activities
Client Relationship Management
Main Street BR|E
Services We Offer
With more than four decades of combined executive leadership at the local, state and regional levels, we’ve implemented the various advisory services we now offer to your organization
Business Retention & Expansion Strategy
A BR|E interview is not an existing business strategy. Our LEAN process helps clients frame the perfect program for the community.
Marketing Strategy & Planning
Success is not how much you spend, it is how you spend the money you have. Our proven planning process brings leadership through a shared experience to a custom outcome designed for the community’s circumstances.
Economic Development Strategy
Vision is the linkage between what is and what could be. Our visioning process forges alignment… within a group of how the future will be described.
Speaking, Training & Public Workshop Facilitation
Blane, Canada excels at providing a structure and principles for the transfer of economic development knowledge. Anyone can string together anecdotes and success stories… we offer more.
Talent Development Strategy
Talent is the top issue impacting economic development today. Our four-prong approach (framing the issue; data for decision making; tactics employed; and roadmap for participation) provides the process for your competitiveness.
Cluster Sales Xcelerator
Foster targeted business growth, healthy competition, and joint-ventures. Our new industry cluster strategy is designed to identify, build and support the foundation to a markets economic success, B2B sales.
Economic Development for the Team covers the fundamentals of economic development, our clients, programs, and issues. Stories and visuals make concepts relatable. It is packed with terms and a glossary serving as a quick source on the language of the field.
Over 20+ years, Blane, Canada Ltd. has been a prolific publisher of economic development business retention and expansion as well as economic development marketing white papers.
The Coach’s Playbook originates from frequently asked BR|E program questions. It covers general principles that can be used by any development professional to “up their game” regardless of the style of their current BR|E program.
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Blane, Canada’s 13 Tips delivers the storyline, the insight, the ah ha and the source link to go deep if desired. A six minute read draws widely from the environment influencing successful economic development and leadership in a changing world to keep you ahead of the game.