Charleston Digital Corridor Invited to Present at Intelligent Community ForumDigital Corridor Release
City of Charleston selected as one of three best practices communities
The Charleston Digital Corridor has been invited to participate at the Intelligent Community Forum's "Building the Broadband Economy 2006" held June 8-9, 2006 at Polytechnic University in New York City, NY.
The City of Charleston will be one of three Best Practice Communities represented at the international conference - along with Bellevue, WA and Virginia Beach, VA. As part of the "E-Government and Intelligent Community" Panel, the roundtable experts will discuss their municipality's successes in pioneering the effort to create innovative opportunities for building their communities broadband economy.
The Intelligent Community Forum, a partner of the Innovations Group, is a nonprofit think tank that focuses on job creation and economic development in the broadband economy. Attendees from the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa are drawn to the conference by the shared challenge on how to adapt to the broadband economy in light of today's economic realities.
In August 2005, a case study on the Charleston Digital Corridor was presented at the eCommunity Government Summit at Virginia Tech's campus in Blacksburg, VA. Hosted by the Innovations Group, the conference goal was to guide communities across the US through the next phase of technology advancement.
Based on the Digital Corridor's presentation in Blacksburg, the Innovation Group requested that the City of Charleston be featured as a Best Practice Community.
The Intelligent Community Forum, a partner of the Innovations Group, is a nonprofit think tank that focuses on job creation and economic development in the broadband economy. To learn more, please visit www. intelligentcommunity.org
About the Charleston Digital Corridor
The Charleston Digital Corridor is a creative effort to attract, nurture and grow knowledge-based companies and industry professionals to the City of Charleston through a combination of City initiatives and business incentives, private business support and member-driven programs.
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