Mobilize Maine Receives NADO Innovation Awards
Mobilize Northern Maine received two national innovation awards from the National Association of Development Organization at its October 2015 Annual Training Conference in New Orleans, LA. The first NADO innovation award was for successful implementation of ViTAL Economy’s Workforce Center of Excellence process, which accelerates the development of certified high value career professions that meet today’s workforce ready requirements versus traditional workforce development systems. The second NADO innovation award was for successful implementation of ViTAL Economy’s Opportunity Driven Industry Cluster Development Process, which helps regional economies develop actionable asset-based business case opportunities that grow firms, jobs and GDP for their regional economies. These initiatives are focused on development of the forest products and renewable energy sectors.