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Powering up: state assets & barriers to renewable energy growth

As energy becomes an increasingly important national and global priority, there is a significant hunger on the part of the economic development community for useful More...

IEDC launches RestoreYourEconomy.org

Through an EDA grant, IEDC has developed RestoreYourEconomy.org to provide economic development professionals with practical guidance and post-disaster recovery tools and information to promote investment, More...

EDA’s “Building Disaster-Resilient Economies” webinar available for download

On January 26, 2012, IEDC joined the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) and the U.S. Chamber’s Business Civic More...

Making Time for the Planet

I don’t have enough time. Every day begins and ends with that feeling, from which there is never the escape afforded by completing what you More...

Is Anybody Home?

When Hurricane Sandy came to Capitol Hill, there was nobody home. After the hurricane subsided, however, the metaphor of the moment I took the picture More...

Federal Reserve of Atlanta’s free economic development podcast for October

Working Solo: Trends in the Growing Self-Employment Sector: Stephan Goetz, director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, discusses his recent research on the More...

2013 IEDC Annual Conference Request for Session Proposals

IEDC will present its 2013 Annual Conference – “Transformation, Innovation, Re-invention: Creating Tomorrow’s Economy Today” – Sunday, October 6 to Wednesday, October 9 in Philadelphia, More...

The importance of a content strategy for investment attraction to avoid Google clutter

As a part of the benchmark exercise for the 2012 Canadian American Cities Online Marketing Index©, Intelegia performed search queries via Google using the following More...

When millionaires play economic development

How often is funding an issue in advancing economic development strategies in our cities and towns? Always. I can’t think of a single instance where more money More...

Gifts for your favourite EDO

As the snow begins to fly, it is time to think about a gift for the economic development officer in your life. A magic wand More...

Time for new GTA-wide agency and financing plan

With billions of dollars needed for new transit and a growing economic interdependence between the cities of the Greater Toronto Area, the time may be More...

From red flags to green (Part 2): how to see into the invisible economy

Last month, I had the chance to speak at the annual conference of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in Houston, Texas, with a focus More...