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Workshop Encourages Small Scale Development Aspirations

Small scale development positively impacts neighborhoods, corridors, and communities. OnSeptember 14, entrepreneurs, neighborhood advocates, and professionals from a broad range of sectors including real estate, finance, architecture, engineering, and others interested in learning how to complete a small scale development project can participate in a 1-day workshop led by the Incremental Development Alliance. ...

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Enhance Iowa Board Applicants

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is seeking your organization’s help in recruiting applicants for the new Enhance Iowa Board. ...

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PDI Fall Conference - Registration is Still Open!

2016 PDI Fall Conference September 28-30, 2016 Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites, Fort Dodge, IA “Positioning Your Assets for Global Competition”...

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Darrah Takes Lead Role in Next Phase of TechWorks Campus Development

As the TechWorks Campus project progresses to implementation there will be changes in its management structure. Alliance & Chamber CEO Steve Dust has held the role of TechWorks Campus President since its inception in 2006. Current TechWorks General Manager Cary Darrah will assume the responsibilities of President beginning July 1, 2016....

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The Partners, the Profession and the Process

"The Partners, the Profession and the Process" workshop for those new to economic development or new to Iowa is scheduled for Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Farm Bureau Office, 5400 University Avenue, West Des Moines, Iowa. ...

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