The Future of New York: Ensuring the Economic Success of New York with EDC’s Andrew Kimball

 

In a post-pandemic New York, we have an incredible opportunity to reimagine how to make NYC the best place to live, work, and visit. What bold and ambitious ideas work and serve as a roadmap for our economic future?

Willets Point Conceptual Rendering. Credit: S9 Architecture

The NYC Economic Development Corporation’s (EDC) mission is to create shared prosperity by strengthening neighborhoods and creating good jobs. It aims to bring emerging industries to NYC, develop spaces and facilities for businesses, empower New Yorkers through training and skill-building, and invest in sustainable and innovative projects that make the city work for everyone. Join Capalino President, Travis Terry, for a conversation with EDC President and CEO, Andrew Kimball, on what the future holds for New Yorkers across industries like tech, healthcare and life sciences, arts and culture, and more.

Topics Include:

·       Mayor Adams & Governor Hochul’s Economic Vision: ‘New New York’

·       EDC’s priorities and focus for the future

·       How companies can best interact with EDC and how EDC can help your business

·       Status of EDC projects currently underway, such as Willets Point development, and SPARC Kips Bay a first-of-its-kind job and education hub for growing the health sector.

Speakers:

Travis Terry, President @Capalino

Travis Terry was named President of Capalino, the largest urban strategy firm in the United States, in November 2020, after serving as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer for nearly a decade. In his role as President, Travis oversees the firm’s operations and execution of its corporate purpose of helping clients succeed in the New York region and playing a key role in spearheading the successful future of the region.

Andrew Kimball, President & CEO @NYC Economic Development Corp.

Andrew Kimball is President & CEO of New York City Economic Development Corporation, where he leads NYCEDC’s work growing an innovative and inclusive economy for all New Yorkers. Prior to his appointment in 2022, Andrew served as the CEO of Industry City, where he directed the transformation of the long-underutilized industrial facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

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