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Energy in America, its Economic Impacts on Communities Throughout America

The Economic Development Research Partners, EDRP, which is the think tank for the International Economic Development Council, has published a new report: “The Changing Energy Landscape and its impact on economic development in America”. It is an in-depth insight on how energy is affecting communities and jobs throughout the U.S. From the decline more»

Inclusive and Diverse Economic Development, a New Era

Inclusive economic development, which is made up of community-based strategies, aims to improve economic opportunity for all, with a specific focus on: disadvantaged populations. IEDC has conducted research and produced two papers on the topic: “Revitalizing Neighborhoods, Empowering Residents” and “Opportunities for All: Strategies for more»

Happy Economic Development Week!

It’s the second week of May, and that means it’s time to celebrate! May 7 is the first day of Economic Development Week, the global celebration of the economic development profession and professional. Economic Development Week is just two years old, but its influence is growing. Since 2016, there have been more than 500 individual Economic more»

Bring an IEDC Conference to Your City!

IEDC is looking for new and exciting future conference sites. Is yours a globally competitive city where important economic development topics can easily be highlighted? Is it a place people want to visit, or a place that’s ready to be seen in a new light? Then consider hosting an IEDC conference. IEDC events are an amazing opportunity to spotlight more»

IEDC’s Jeff Finkle Talks Economic Recovery Post-Hurricanes in Puerto Rico

Event Description in Spanish: Continuamos en la Conferencia sobre el Proceso de Recuperación Económica de la Región Centro Oriental en Gurabo, #PuertoRico. Presentada por la Iniciativa Tecnológica Centro Oriental (Inteco) y el Concilio Internacional de Desarrollo Económico (International Economic Development Council) more»

Greetings from IEDC's 2018 Board Chair

Dear Fellow Leaders in Economic Development: It is my pleasure to greet you as the 2018 chairman of IEDC’s board of directors. It is truly an honor to serve in this capacity, and I look forward to contributing even more to the profession as we go forward into 2018. I offer my immediate predecessor, GREATER MSP CEO Michael Langley, FM, HLM a huge more»

ED Talks Applications Now Being Accepted

Speak at the 2018 IEDC Annual Conference IEDC is seeking compelling speakers to present in a TED-style format during 2018 IEDC Annual Conference and on a topic of your choice! This is a great opportunity to increase visibility for your ideas, community and yourself and you get to do it in Atlanta, Georgia. Over 1,300 of your peers are sure to be there. more»

New Career Opportunity - Economic Development Associate - Conference Content Manager

Make a difference; work for the International Economic Development Council and help shape content for IEDC conferences. If you find content mapping and programming exciting, enjoy molding event sessions and like working with speakers, then this is a rewarding opportunity for you! Apply and become IEDC's Economic Development Associate, Conference Content more»

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