PDI Blog

PDI's Blog will include legislative news, economic development news headlines, messages from our PDI President and other topics contributed by our membership. Choose from the list of contributors and categories, listed to the right,  to find the type of articles you are interested in.

Home Base Iowa Act Passes

Over the course of the next five years, the U.S. Armed Services will downsize by at least 350,000 troops – many of whom have been living overseas for several years. ...

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The Presidential Post, May 15, 2014

It was great to see everyone at the SMART Conference and PDI Spring Event! What a great two days with many positive messages and take-aways that we can use across all Iowa regions!...

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Written by Stacie LoVan
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The Presidential Post, April 23, 2014

The Iowa SMART Conference and PDI Spring Event are next week! An excellent agenda with high caliber speakers has been planned for both days. This is also a great time to pick up some best practices and to network with your peers....

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Partner With the Business Concierge to Connect Businesses with Information

The Business Concierge, a program of UNI’s MyEntre.Net, wants to share their services with you! Since 2011, the Business Concierge has been working with small business owners across Iowa to provide free market research and high quality referrals. In the past 3 years we have served over 1000 clients with information to help start and grow their businesses. To learn more about the Business Concierge, click here....

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IEDA Adding a Few New Twists to Marketing Mix

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has been incorporating some new marketing components to the mix over the last several months. While direct marketing has always been one part of our overall efforts, IEDA now has been leveraging prominent Iowa CEOs as cover models....

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