Allan will continue the work of the CGN in supporting entrepreneurs and minority voices COVINGTON, Ky. — Covington’s new deputy director of economic development loves seeing the potential in things — and seeing that potential realized. “That’s why I love Covington so much,” said Sarah Allan. Over the past 12Read More →

BEAUFORT — Carteret County is growing, and local and regional agencies and institutes are monitoring and planning for the arrival of more residents and businesses. The Beaufort Board of Commissioners met for their annual retreat Thursday and Friday at the Beaufort Hotel on Lennoxville Road. During the retreat, the boardRead More →

Trade Minister, Alan Kyerematen Trade Minister Alan Kyerematen said the government’s new education policy emphasizing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at secondary level is commendable. Equally commendable, he added, are the government’s direction and investments in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector, aimed at investing inRead More →

BEAUFORT– Massachusetts-based Avwatch will open an “operating base and commercial aircraft maintenance facility” in Carteret County, the Carteret-Beaufort County Airport Authority announced this week. The facility, at Michael J. Smith Field, will provide “essential support,” the statement said. The first phase began in November 2021, the company noted, and theRead More →

The software was allegedly used in a short-lived software supply chain attack Russian authorities say they quickly foiled a cyberattack aimed at compromising government websites via a hacked statistics widget. The software, developed by Russia’s Economic Development Ministry and embedded in the websites of several state agencies, was hacked onRead More →

Mayor Eric Adams on Thursday unveiled an economic development plan aimed at accelerating the city’s development plans, providing increased support for small businesses and marketing the city as a tourist destination. The plan accompanied the announcement of a $140 million investment in the Hunts Point Cooperative Market, the Bronx’s wholesaleRead More →

Former Senator Loren Legarda for three terms (file photo) Senatorial candidate Loren Legarda on Tuesday called for continued improvement in women’s empowerment policies to enable women’s active participation in the country’s economic development. “As the leading nation in Southeast Asia in closing the gender gap, we should be continuously challengedRead More →

Local government officials worried that state economic development leaders are overstepping their bounds with the creation of new innovation development districts won some concessions from Indiana House Republicans. House Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown, R-Crawfordsville, said the reworked Senate Bill 361 now does much more to ensure local stakeholdersRead More →

The Morris County Chamber of Commerce has named Craig Schlosser Vice President of Economic Development. In this role, he will lead growth-oriented initiatives and oversee the operations, programs and projects of the Morris County Economic Development Corporation and the Morris County Economic Development Alliance. Schlosser comes to the Morris CountyRead More →

The policy will transform J&K from an “aspirational” region to an industrially advanced region” SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 20: Characteristic of any developed region is the delicate balance between the manufacturing, service and agricultural sectors. J&K UT’s industrial landscape is dominated by MSMEs, as they contribute approximately 8% to the GSDP andRead More →

BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Business Council of British Columbia thank you minister Ravi Kahlon and the provincial government for their new economic development plan, which offers a vision of an inclusive and clean British Columbia. The Business Council supports this vision and promotes a sustainable economy for the benefit ofRead More →

LITTLE VALLEY ã Representatives from nearly every economic development group in the county gathered Friday at the County Economic Development Agency meeting to discuss needs in Cattaraugus County, as well as services offered and successes past. Agency officials said tourism, maintaining jobs and attracting new businesses should be the county’sRead More →

The region is one of 60 finalists in the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge By Ken Sturtz Central New York and the Mohawk Valley are vying to receive more than $100 million for several economic development projects as part of a pandemic stimulus package.Read More →

(Photos of Mike Morris and Shirley Bond provided by contestants) Two Prince George Liberal MPs think yesterday’s (Tuesday) Speech from the Throne was a little disappointing from the NDP and Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin. Prince George-Mackenzie MP Mike Morris says economic development in the wake of the pandemic should haveRead More →

Nathan Ohle, a native of Midland, an internationally recognized expert in economic development and leader of public, private and non-profit organizations, began today as the new President and CEO of the International Economic Development Council ( IEDC), headquartered in Washington, D.C. According to an IEDC press release, Ohle, who untilRead More →

MORRIS PLAINS – Among the many lessons Craig Schlosser has learned playing baseball is that you can’t win alone, and he says that’s the case with any nonprofit or business. Now several years removed from his pitching mound at the Morris Plains Little League and Morristown High School, Schlosser rangRead More →

Last year ACED partnered with the Almaguin Highlands Chamber of Commerce to develop a welcome cart program Almaguin Community Economic Development (ACED) engaged with 51 businesses in the Almaguin Highlands in 2021, helping them along the way to secure $1.79 million for its operations. ACED’s annual report showed that $695,553Read More →

NEWLAND – The Avery County Economic Development Committee held its first New Year’s meeting on Tuesday, January 25. The EDC, dedicated to serving and supporting the growth of the region, began by nominating and voting for the positions of President, Vice President and Secretary. Ken Walter remains committee chair, ClaytonRead More →

Masdar City and the Mohamed Bin Rashid Innovation Fund (MBRIF) today announced a strategic partnership designed to cultivate entrepreneurship and economic development in the UAE and internationally. The initiative between Masdar City, a sustainability pioneer and research and development hub, and MBRIF, an initiative launched by the UAE Ministry ofRead More →

The Livingston Economic Development Council will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, February 10 at Forrest Grove Plantation. The meeting will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets to attend are $23 each and can be purchased by emailing or calling (225) 686-3982. The deadline for RSVPRead More →

Boom Technologies Inc.’s announcement at Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTIA) on Wednesday, January 26 is another example of the tremendous success of regional cooperation in economic development. Boom Day began with the Guilford County Board of Commissioners meeting at 8:30 a.m. to approve an economic development incentive of up toRead More →

The U.S. Economic Development Administration describes economic resilience as the ability to avoid, withstand, and recover from major disruption or economic downturn caused by major economic change, natural disaster, closure of a military base or the loss of a major employer. We could also add the pandemic to this list.Read More →

KARACHI – First Lady Samina Arif Alvi has said skills-based vocational training is imperative for the country’s socio-economic development and industrial growth. She said so during a meeting with different stakeholders in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector at Governor House Karachi, according to a statement releasedRead More →

A state-of-the-art simulator will be a reality to help train new truck drivers thanks to a $250,000 state government grant to Geraldton Fenix-Newhaul transport operators. They were one of five Midwest companies to share more than $700,000 in the latest round of the state government’s regional economic development grant programRead More →

MOSCOW, January 19. /TASS/. Holding back the launch of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is bad for project participants, for consumers and for the economic development of Europe as a whole, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday. Previously, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz had not ruled out measuresRead More →

Photo courtesy of W.Va. Legislative Photography – West Virginia Senate Speaker Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, speaks during the first day of the 2022 legislative session Wednesday in Charleston. Click here to read Governor Jim Justice’s full written message to the Legislative Assembly. CHARLESTON — Members of the West Virginia legislature gatheredRead More →

January 11, 2022 Today, Mayor Keller announced the appointment of the new Director of Economic Development, Charles Ashley III. As an active member of the Albuquerque community and a successful businessman, Ashley will bring her knowledge of economic and community development to her role to help attract new businesses andRead More →

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who is serving a prison sentence for abuse of power, announced that he had completed “work on the country’s economic development plan,” said Giorgi Botkoveli, member of the opposition party United National Movement (UNM). Saakashvili initially publicly announced the existence of the project on JanuaryRead More →

ANDERSON – Even as their efforts to help businesses navigate the ever-changing pandemic environment continue, Madison County economic development officials are eagerly awaiting projects in 2022 that aim to strengthen infrastructure to capitalize on of expected future growth. From the Interstate 69 corridor near Pendleton in the south to activityRead More →

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has had a negative economic impact, but development in the T&D region continued in 2021. Premium peanut Headlining the year in economic development, Georgia-based Premium Peanut announced in September that it would establish operations in Orangeburg County. The producer-owned peanut shelling company said it would investRead More →

Registration open for basic training in economic development The Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association will be offering a four-day Basic Economic Development Course Feb. 8-11 at the Greater New Orleans Inc. Energy Center building, 1100 Poydras St., New Orleans. The course will provide an overview and introduction to the fundamentalsRead More →

SYDNEY, December 21, 2021 – The Republic of the Marshall Islands can increase household incomes, increase employment and economic growth by focusing on the health and education of its people, improving the quality of public spending and maximizing the benefits of key sectors like fishing, according to the new WorldRead More →

“Building quality projects and making friends all over the world” has been the goal and commitment of POWERCHINA, the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical installations, in its overseas operations. The company is actively involved in the construction of the Belt and Road projects and has extended its construction activities toRead More →

FROM STAFF REPORTS Brian Rauschenbach, Project Manager at Sumter Economic Development and TheLINK Economic Development Alliance, recently completed the two-week Advanced Economic Development Executive Training Program and received his Master Economic Development Practitioner certificate. Rauschenbach has more than nine years of experience in economic development. AEDL is a collaboration ofRead More →

Six months after the City of Santa Barbara approved its first economic development plan, city officials are still discussing their strategies, with most initiatives still pending or underway. Jason Harris, the city’s director of economic development, gave a seven-minute presentation at Tuesday’s conference municipal Council Encounter. He showed a fewRead More →

Advertising As a central tenet of North Korea’s ideological foundation since its inception, the class struggle has defined the paradigm of economic development in the DPRK in each generation of the Kim regime. Even now under President Kim Jong Un, the possibilities of lifting economic sanctions or normalizing diplomatic relationsRead More →

Flags of the Gabungan Party Sarawak are visible in Kuching on December 11, 2021. – Photo by Bernama ASAJAYA, December 11 – Economic development, in particular through the tourism industry and entrepreneurship, aimed at offering a better quality of life to the population, will continue to be at the centerRead More →

First in won’t necessarily be first out, as the city’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) chose on December 1 not to recommend $ 1 million in federal COVID-19 recovery funds until it have a better understanding of the whole picture. Members of the city’s EDC weighed in a request from TheRead More →

The annual report says 15 companies are in negotiations to relocate to The Woodlands. (Andrew Christman / Community Impact Journal) The Woodlands Township Board of Directors accepted an annual report from the Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership, which highlighted 15 proposed companies that could create up to 1,800 new jobsRead More →