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2022 CiCi Awards - Call For Entries

October 8, 2021

The coveted Corporate Investment and Community Impact (CiCi) Awards presentation is just around the corner. more >>


US Sports Congress to Cater to Econ Development Pros at December Event

June 22, 2021

The US Sports Congress conference and tradeshow is adding events that cater to economic development professionals for its December conference. more >>


VA: Rare Sugar Producer To Expand In Albemarle Co., Creating 64 Jobs

October 15, 2021

Bonumose, Inc. will partner with Hershey to research and develop reduced or zero sugar chocolate products in Albemarle County. more >>


KS: Medline to Build Bonner Springs Distribution Center, Creating 100 Jobs

October 15, 2021

Medline, the country’s largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies, will invest $77.5 million to construct a new... more >>


IN: $1.5 Billion Investment in Solar Farm Project to Add Jobs in Indiana

October 15, 2021

$1.5 billion investment in northwest region solar farm project adds to Indiana's foreign direct investment momentum. more >>


FL: SC: AL: Salt Life To Open Five Stores, Adding to Current Expansion

October 15, 2021

Delta Apparel Inc. plans to open five wholly-owned retail stores early next year for its Salt Life beach lifestyle brand, slated for Florida, South... more >>


UT: SaaS Firm Udo to Expand Farmington HQ, Adding Up to 300 Jobs

October 14, 2021

Udo, LLC. plans to expand its Farmington, Utah headquarters, adding up to 300 new high-paying Utah jobs in the next five years. more >>



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2022 CiCi Awards: Enter NOW!

October 8, 2021

The coveted Corporate Investment and Community Impact (CiCi) Awards are just around the corner—and we don’t want you to miss out! more >>


IN: Statewide READI Funding Requests Total More Than $1 Billion

October 11, 2021

Seventeen regions representing all 92 counties submitted proposals for funding from the Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development... more >>


Survey: Most Employers Plan to Offer Hybrid Work After the Pandemic

October 11, 2021

Increasing retention and recruiting talent among the top motivations for offering flexible work options post-pandemic more >>


TX: TexAmericas Center Announces GM of Rail and Transload Operations

October 11, 2021

TexAmericas Center (TAC) has hired Darrell Thompson as its new General Manager of Railroad and Transload Operations. more >>


CT: AdvanceCT Wins Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC

October 11, 2021

AdvanceCT won a Silver Rank for its DARE GREATER Campaign from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). more >>


A Record 5.4 million DDoS Attacks Were Reported in H1 2021

October 4, 2021

According to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team, cybercriminals launched nearly 5.4 million Distributed Denial of Service attacks in the first... more >>


Commerce Awards $60 million in NOAA Education Grants to HBCUs for STEM

October 4, 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded NOAA education grants of up to $30 million to two Historically Black Colleges and Universities. more >>



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CiCi Awards Accepting Entries Now

October 8, 2021

The deadline for applications is Friday, November 19, 2021. more >>


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Seed Money: Grass Seed Shortage, Inflation Affecting Sports Industry

October 12, 2021

There's a shortage out there and it's not toilet paper. It's grass seed, something needed for venues like golf courses and sports fields. And this... more >>


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A Workforce for the Future, and Quality of Life Considerations

September 28, 2021

To thrive in 2022 and beyond, companies need an educated workforce with the right resources to support their families. To attract skilled employees,... more >>


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Your future in Ontario A Roadmap for Innovation and Collaboration at the Heart of North American Markets

September 28, 2021

The scale and diversity of Ontario’s economy offers an unparalleled range of industrial capacity, skill, and talent. Not only is Ontario the... more >>


SpotKS

Kansas: A Exceptional Place to Live, Work and Play

September 28, 2021

Kansas is home to a vast network of diverse, quality and precision manufacturing companies. With products ranging from fuselages to food and... more >>


SpotOhio

Ohio Has a Generational Opportunity in Favor of Innovation

September 28, 2021

JobsOhio’s innovation strategy includes initiatives and investment funds that complement existing strategies, thereby increasing Ohio’s economic... more >>


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Despite Pandemic, North Carolina Remains a Top Choice for Diverse Industries

September 28, 2021

North Carolina’s year-over-year success in attracting companies on the cutting-edge of technology and innovation is just one reason why the Tar... more >>



The Van Norman Innovation Park

The Van Norman Innovation Park

October 7, 2021

The Van Norman Innovation Park (VIP) in Tillsonburg, Ontario has industrial lands available from $50,000/acre. With lots from 3 to 16 acres, these... more >>


Louisiana women help power state’s life sciences industry

Louisiana women help power state’s life sciences industry

August 31, 2021

From advanced pharmaceutical development to breakthrough diabetes treatments, Louisiana’s life sciences community has a storied history in the... more >>


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Florida Breaks Through

October 1, 2021

Enterprise Florida (EFI) has recently announced the evolution of their global brand, “Florida – The Future is Here.” In the highly competitive... more >>


Louisiana Economic Development

A Perfect Fit: Plastics in Louisiana

March 12, 2021

Gifted with natural resources, Louisiana excels at producing one of the world’s most-essential manufactured materials: plastic. The state is also... more >>


Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

February 24, 2021

Arlington Heights is a growing, thriving municipality just northwest of Chicago, home to nearly 76,000 residents with a median annual household... more >>


Louisiana Economic Development

EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>


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Miramichi: Fertile Ground for Companies Looking to Grow in the Cannabis Industry

February 4, 2020

Committed to economic growth and diversification, the City of Miramichi in Canada is recruiting and attracting companies to help grow the cannabis... more >>



5 Steps to Ensure Work-From-Home Employees Maximize Corporate Performance

March 13, 2020

Here are 5 steps to ensure that creating a remote workplace environment for employees is a positive, beneficial step for the company. more >>


Ericsson to Create 50,000 Career Opportunities In U.S. Over Next 5 Years

March 11, 2020

Ericsson North America will create 50,000 enhanced career opportunities for individuals in the U.S. workforce over the next five years. more >>


Energy Dept. Announces $20M Investment in Workforce Dev in Emerging Fields

March 6, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $20 million in funding for workforce development at universities in emerging energy fields. more >>


IA: State Makes Progress Toward Reaching Postsecondary Attainment Goal

March 5, 2020

Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. more >>


FL: Colleges to Receive $3.6M to Create Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative

February 13, 2020

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that $3.6 million will be awarded to two colleges to create the Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative. more >>


WI: New Program Launched to Recognize Veteran-Ready Employers

January 30, 2020

With Wisconsin’s “Vets Ready Employer” initiative, the state is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to helping veterans and their families... more >>


NY: State to Create Training Institute for Wind Farm Workers

January 8, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the state will spend $20 million to create a training institute for prospective employees of planned offshore wind... more >>


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Little Canoe Creek Mega Site   

1100 acres designated as an Alabama Advantage Site. Largest site in North Alabama. More>>


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The Etowah Recipe for Success: Size, Location, Access and Workforce   

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Want easy access to two international airports, commercial air service, interstate, a megasite and more? Check out Etowah County, Alabama. More>>


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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

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Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

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When it comes to agreement and cooperation on many fronts across the U.S. seeming to be impossible, one state is defying all odds in the name of... More>>


White Papers

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Ramping Up Renewable Energy   

Renewable energy is increasing in use today in the United States and around the world. From 2007 to 2012, electricity from renewable sources such as... More>>


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2018 Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute skills gap and future of work study   

The United States is experiencing near-historic low unemployment amid an extended period of economic expansion. The skills shortage that Deloitte... More>>


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The Path to Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning   

Today, every piece of digital technology is constantly sharing, processing, analyzing, discovering, and propagating an endless stream of zeros and... More>>