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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»

Happy New Year - Welcome to January 2017!

So much to see and do this year. Jump start your new year by registering for the January 18 Metrics “Measure What Matters: Top Metrics for Economic Developers in 2017” webinar with IEDC’s 2017 Chairman of the board, Michael Langley, and Check out this interactive calendar. Click the event you’re interested in below. Print this wall more»

IEDC Member Featured on CBS 60 Minutes for Achievements in Economic Development

Joe Max Higgins highlighted for creating 6,000 manufacturing jobs in Mississippi’s Golden Triangle Joe Max Higgins, CEO of the Golden Triangle Development Link and a member of IEDC, was featured on CBS 60 Minutes on Dec. 4 for his achievements in manufacturing job growth in Mississippi’s Golden Triangle. Correspondent Bill Whitaker more»

“Economic Development Secrets”

IEDC CEO Featured on Impact DataSource Podcast Hear him share advice on recent #podcast Jeffrey Finkle, President and CEO of IEDC, was featured in the latest episode of the monthly “Economic Development Secrets” podcast and blog from Impact DataSource, an economic consulting firm that offers economic impact analysis tools and services. In the more»

Workforce Manual Emphasizes Working-Learning Ecosystems as Key to Closing Skills Gaps

Economic developers should focus their efforts on creating working-learning ecosystems to attract, retain and expand businesses. A new training guide from IEDC highlights this as one of several ways to close the skills-gap in America. “Technological innovations are rapidly changing the way we as economic developers practice workforce development. more»

Meet Your New Winners of 2016 Excellence in Economic Development Awards

IEDC presented Excellence in Economic Development awards to dozens of organizations and individuals during the Annual Conference, which was held Sept. 25-28, in Cleveland, OH. The Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the world’s best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, and the year’s most more»

Annual Conference A Success - 1,600 Plus Economic Developers Rock Cleveland

More than 1,600 economic developers attended IEDC’s 2016 Annual Conference, making it the largest conference in the history of the organization. The conference was held Sept. 25-28 at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, OH. “2016 has been an incredible year of major accomplishments for the economic development profession as a whole, more»

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