February 2019

Talent, Transportation Take Center Stage at PTP Update

“Carolina Core” is the Piedmont Triad Partnership’s regional branding effort launched last August. Its key asset areas include transportation infrastructure, educational engagement and ready mega-sites. Greensboro’s Grandover Resort was the backdrop for a recent meeting of more than 100 leaders from across the region. NC...

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Know Where You’re Going? First Know Where You Are

The record-long federal government shutdown created a backlog of unreleased data economists rely on for their forecasting. Regions Bank’s Rick Moody says that while key measures from December are now available, there remains little clarity about the direction of things. Disappointing reports on retail sales...

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2019 Scholarship Application Period Open!

The 2019 scholarship application period is open! NCEDA proudly sponsors three scholarships to support professional advancement in the economic development field:   The Dan Stewart EDC Scholarship pays $650 toward tuition for the one-week basic economic development course at UNC Chapel Hill. The scholarship recipient is...

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Smith Anderson to Lead NCEDA Lobbying Efforts

Raleigh-based Smith Anderson Law Firm is serving as NCEDA government relations counsel effective February 1. The organization engaged Smith Anderson’s services after a lengthy search that began in early December. “The Search Committee and our Board of Directors believe Smith Anderson is the best match...

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