Golden Shovel Team

    LITTLE FALLS, MN, November 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Michigan Avenue in Chicago will be buzzing with excitement on December 3rd 2017 for the Mid-America Competitiveness Conference. Held annually, this conference brings economic developers, site selectors, and professionals from the industry together for an informative conference.

John Marshall, President of Golden Shovel Agency, looks forward to building relationships at the conference. “I always enjoy the Mid-America event because of the high caliber of economic development professionals,” said Marshall. “There are always key connections to be made.”

John Marshall will be accompanied by Eastern Territory Manager Matt Shermoen and Western Territory Manager Michael Cooley. The Golden Shovel Team is actively working with economic development organizations and regional groups to improve their business attraction communications strategies. Most recently Golden Shovel has launched PlaceVR immersion video for economic development.

“The team I work with at Golden Shovel is one of the best I’ve seen in the industry,” said Marshall of his colleagues. “Matt and Michael have really become a valuable resource to economic development professionals looking to improve their communication strategies.”

This year’s host site for the Mid-America Competitiveness Conference is again the Intercontinental Hotel Chicago! The Intercontinental is located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile at 505 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 800-628-2112, Website: For a full session agenda please visit

About Mid-America Economic Development Council

Mid-America EDC members are dedicated economic development professionals who share best practices to make you more valuable to your organization. Mid-America EDC is the best resource for making contact with site selectors, advancing regional economic development programs, and accessing thought leadership.For more information, please visit

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