MDB Insight crafts data-backed, expertise-informed strategies for economic growth and actionable plans you can implement immediately. We tell the story behind the data so you’ll know exactly how to achieve long-term prosperity.
Achieve your economic development objectives – Contact Paul Blais or Lauren Millier, two of Canada’s leading voices on strengthening economies, to discuss your goals and our solutions.
An Integrated Approach to Moving Economies ForwardWith a diverse team and our combined experience in workforce development, economic development, and municipal services, MDB Insight helps businesses grow and municipalities move the needle on their local economy. Our skilled analysts and consultants integrate custom data with best practice research, thoughtful engagement, and proven approaches to give you clear, practical steps that get you further ahead, faster.
Tools To Strengthen Communities
Turbocharge your community’s Business Retention + Expansion efforts and save resources, while getting meaningful information that you can act on immediately. We make it easy to pinpoint your business community’s needs and priorities. You’ll get an accurate report identifying the businesses in your community that need your immediate attention. From start to finish, the process takes only 10 weeks.
Since launching our Triage BR+E platform at the end of 2017 we’ve had diverse communities of all sizes complete a project with us. There have been rural areas like Lethbridge County, small townships like South Dundas, small cities like Kimberley, and larger places like Peterborough. We also have repeat customers like Kingston who have tapped into different sectors. We recently enhanced this innovative and award-winning platform to better serve communities during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. It really is changing the way that people talk about BR+E and measure its’ success. And, most important, our clients are very satisfied with the results they’re seeing!
Of related interest, check out this episode of Insight: Canada’s Economic Development Podcast (May 2020) that is focused on BR+E: click here.
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