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Join us on 3/28 for our FREE webinar: Revolving Loan Funds for Disaster Recovery!

Join us on 3/28 for our FREE webinar: Revolving Loan Funds for Disaster Recovery!

Revolving Loan Funds for Disaster Recovery March 28, 2019 | 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET Small businesses are the backbone of any local economy, yet they often lack the financial resources to weather the impacts of man-made and natu...[more]

Economic Recovery Forum at the 2018 Annual Conference

Economic Recovery Forum at the 2018 Annual Conference

The 2018 Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia included a morning forum, on October 3, on Economic Recovery from extreme weather events. The purpose of the forum was to capture and analyze the insights from economic developers in disast...[more]

Island Economic Resiliency at the 2018 Annual Conference

Island Economic Resiliency at the 2018 Annual Conference

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) organized the "Island Economic Resiliency Roundtable," a special event for island-based economic developers, community leaders and subject matter experts that took place in Atlanta, ...[more]

With help from IEDC, two small Texas Cities on the Gulf Coast Rally in 2018 to Recover from Hurricane Harvey

With help from IEDC, two small Texas Cities on the Gulf Coast Rally in 2018 to Recover from Hurricane Harvey

On August 25, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast, the small Texas cities of Rockport and Fulton faced a true crisis. With $125 billion in damage from Harvey, most of the attention of the media and federal gove...[more]

Allison Larsen, IEDC Volunteer, Makes Strategizing Pay Off for Rockport/Fulton Texas

Allison Larsen, IEDC Volunteer, Makes Strategizing Pay Off for Rockport/Fulton Texas

Allison Larsen is a woman who values a good strategy. As an IEDC volunteer to the Texas Gulf Coast following Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, Larsen traveled to Rockport, Texas, to work with the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce an...[more]