Economic development conference registration open

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Registration is now open for the 59th annual Governor's Conference on Economic and Community Development.

According to a news release, the conference's focus is thinking globally about economic development and the impact it will have on Tennessee communities.

The conference takes place Oct. 18 and 19 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. It will include educational sessions on topics such as entrepreneurship, exporting, incentives, research and development, site certification, online marketing, workforce development and agribusiness.

Curb Records Founder and Chairman Mike Curb will give the keynote address.

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