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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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Presidential Post- January 2017

It's a new year which will be filled with new opportunities for all PDI members to expand our knowledge and to effect changes through our legislative and collaborative efforts. Our PDI Day at the Capitol is February 8th, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm on the first floor rotunda....

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From the President - November 2016

I had the privilege to attend the Employer Educator Summit held in Jefferson on October 13th. Over 275 educators, students, employers, economic development and workforce development professionals came together for a great day-long event. ...

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PDI Post President's Message August 29, 2016

We are about a month away to when our membership annually convenes for the Fall PDI Conference. We are excited to be in Ft. Dodge this year. ...

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