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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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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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Presidential Post March 11, 2016

This month I want to discuss a couple of the many acronyms in the economic developers tool kit. They need our time and attention so we can make sure that we get recognized for our efforts and share the success we have realized from these programs. ...

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