What is a First Impressions Community Exchange?
The First Impressions Community Exchange (FICE) provides an opportunity for communities to gain a fresh perspective on how they are seen through the eyes of first-time visitors. The program provides a structured opportunity for communities to learn about the first impressions they convey to visitors.
Volunteer teams from partnered exchange communities each conduct an unannouncecd visit and record their observations on a variety of topics such as community entrances, downtown amenities, services available in the community, and tourist attractions. The observations from the visit serve as the basis of a report back to that community. The report can assist decision makers with economic development planning.
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To review our report, done by members of the Pembroke community, see the downloadable file below
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