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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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Presidential Post February 16, 2016

A big thank you to all PDI Members that were able to attend the PDI Grow Iowa Day at the State Capitol on Feb. 10th....

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Presidential Post January 20, 2016

Happy New Year! With this New Year upon us, we as developers traditionally start the year with a bustle of activity that may include closing out the past year, promoting our accomplishments and drafting our work plans for the future....

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Presidential Post December 21, 2015

The PDI Board met last month to plan for 2016 and beyond. Steve Langerud facilitated our planning session and did an excellent job keeping us focused on a couple of key priorities identified over the past year with board and member input. PDI is a well-run organization with committed professionals leading our efforts and good financial footing....

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