Rural opportunities meeting features development

Southwest Kansas

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Department of Commerce is holding a rural opportunities conference next month that will highlight rural business and development topics.

The conference takes place April 9 and 10 at the Magouirk Conference Center in Dodge City. The registration deadline is April 2.

Among the topics for speakers are options for financing local and state government, the state’s water supply, and strategies to connect rural youths within communities.

Breakout sessions will also discuss funding diversity, closing the workforce housing gap and the economic impact of water in Kansas. One session focuses on attracting residents, workers and entrepreneurs to rural Kansas.

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Online:

Rural Opportunities Conference: http://www.KansasCommerce.com/RuralOpportunitiesConference

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