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President's Message - June 2017

You talked and we listened. Many comments were made on the PDI Spring Event evaluation about tax credits and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) — so much so that we are adding a general session at the Fall Conference. Several of PDI's member experts, Jason Hutcheson, Burlington; Dan Culhane, Ames; and Chad Schreck, Mason City will round out the panel. ...

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Economic Development Organizations Receive BRE Awards

The Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) honored economic development organizations from the Ida County, Sheldon, Lee County and Northwest Iowa areas during the SMART Economic Development Conference held in Des Moines on May 4. (Second of a 2-part highlight.) ...

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Economic Development Organizations Receive Awards for Business Retention and Expansion Efforts

The PDI Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Awards Program recognizes the outstanding efforts of local and regional economic development initiatives in supporting growth and expansion of existing Iowa companies....

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PDI Presidential Post - April 2017

This late winter has turned out to be volatile with temperatures fluctuating and legislative actions breaking new ground. PDI is proud to partner with the SMART Conference and will be presenting the Business Recruitment and Expansion (BRE) awards, sponsored by Smart Solutions Group, Inc. and Blane/Canada Synchronist Suite at the Thursday, May 4 opening....

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Two Truths and a Lie About the PDI Spring Event

The Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) will honor economic development organizations from across Iowa during the SMART Economic Development Conference held in Des Moines on May 4, in conjunction with the PDI Spring Event on May 3. ...

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