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Amazing Turnout, Standout Campaigns During 2017 Economic Development Week

More than 170 communities and 188 organizations across North America celebrated Economic Development Week with a variety of great campaigns from May 8-13. The goal of Economic Development Week (EDW) is to highlight the significant contributions and impacts that economic development and economic developers have on communities. Economic development is a set more»

Three U.S. Cabinet Officials Address More Than 300 Economic Development Professionals at FED Forum

Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce , Dr. Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Linda McMahon, Small Business Administrator, addressed attendees of IEDC’s FED Forum last week. FED Forum, the only annual conference focused exclusively on federal economic development programs and policies, was held April 9-11 at the Washington more»

The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, Welcomes You to IEDC 2017 Annual Conference

The Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, shared a special message with IEDC, inviting you to join us in Toronto for 2017 Annual Conference. As the first Annual Conference held outside the United States, this year will be especially crucial to attend. In the Premier’s letter, she highlights Toronto as a place where the world likes to do business, with more»

The Honorable Asa Hutchinson, Governor of Arkansas Welcomes You to the Natural State for IEDC’s Economic Future Forum

2017 Economic Future Forum is heading to Little Rock June 4-6, and the Governor of Arkansas invites you to come along. In a special letter added to the Economic Future Forum website, the Honorable Asa Hutchinson describes the economic development successes in Arkansas in recent years, including $3 billion in new capital investment and a historically low more»

EDRP’s Regional Strategies Report Highlights a Top Trend in Economic Development

The Economic Development Research Partners (EDRP), the in-house think tank of IEDC, published a report presenting research that shows that a regional approach to economic development can foster economic growth. “Organizing for Success: Regional Economic Development” is a collection of research sourced through interviews between IEDC and more»

Who’s Who at 2017 IEDC FED Forum?

IEDC’s FED Forum, the only annual conference focused exclusively on federal economic development programs and policies, will be held April 9-11 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, DC. The Honorable Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and top-level executives from the Congressional Budget Office, Department of Defense, SelectUSA and more»

The International Economic Development Council Hosts Economic Recovery Webinar Series

Series of ten webinars will prepare economic development organizations and chambers of commerce for disruption by disaster or economic hardship With funding from the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Disaster Recovery program and Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative, the International more»

Are You Underpaid?

Updated Salaries and Demographic Data of Economic Developers Now Available 2017 IEDC Salary and Demographic Survey of Economic Development Professionals See how you match up your peers with the most updated data. IEDC has released its 2017 Salary and Demographic Survey of Economic Development Professionals. More than 3,600 responses from economic more»

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