RealTruck Founder Challenged Status Quo at Summer Economic Development Conference

Posted: Jul 13 2018
MADC President and CEO Stephanie Hoffart and Marketing Director Terri Philion attended the 2018 EDNDGroup.jpg (EDND) Summer Conference in Jamestown, N.D.  Economic development professionals from across the state convened at the Gladstone Inn & Suites for peer-to-peer networking and continuing education.  This year’s theme was “Potential: Unlimited.”

Recruiting a 21st century workforce, workforce development, and talent attraction were among the topics that were explored as part of the event’s continuing education component.  Scott Bintz was the featured keynote.  Bintz is the past CEO and Founder of RealTruck.Com, an online truck and suv accessories store that was created in North Dakota in 1998.  RealTruck has grown into a multi-million dollar online ecommerce superstore.  Attendees also had the opportunity to tour the University of Jamestown's Harold Newman Arena, Two Rivers Activity Center, and Spiritwood Energy Park.