Jon Pannell to Speak at Carl Vinson Training

SAVANNAH, GA: October 17, 2014- Gray Pannell & Woodward, LLP announced it’s speaking session at the upcoming University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Economic Development Professionals Training Course “Business Retention and Expansion” (BREP) at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on February 5, 2015.

The BREP course will feature Gray Pannell & Woodward partner Jon Pannell as one of the speakers. Pannell’s discussion focuses on economic development incentives and structuring tax abatements.

This new training course concentrates on best practices for compiling essential data regarding the challenges and opportunities for growth in employment or taxable investment; tools for leveraging both retention and expansion scenarios; and metrics for evaluating success and communicating results.
“We are very pleased to have been asked to present at Tifton BREP course for Georgia based economic development professionals, “stated Pannell. “This course is a powerful forum to showcase our insight into the roles incentives play in business retention and expansion in economic development efforts as well as structuring tax abatements to help increase new business attraction to Georgia,” he added.
For more information or to register for the Tifton BREP class, please visit
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