The PDI Post Newsletter
The PDI Post Newsletters
September 27, 2019 - Fall Conference Recap, New PDI Board of Directors, Statewide Pride
August 23, 2019 - PDI Thanks the 2019 Sponsors
July 19, 2019 - 2019 Fall Conference
June 21, 2019 - Nominate Future PDI Board Leaders, PDI Events, Statewide Pride
May 24, 2019 - BRE Awards, Legislative Update, How2 Spring Event Recap
April 25, 2019 - How2 Conference Sneak Peek, IEDA Webinar recording available
February 28, 2019 - Apply for BR|E Awards, Legislative Update, Statewide Pride
January 25, 2019 - PDI Legislative Showcase, Legislative Agenda, Spring Event
December 12, 2018 - Renew your membership, PDI Legislative Forums and Tif 101
October 31, 2018 - 2019 PDI Legislative Agenda, Transamerica breaks ground on $40M project in CR
September 30, 2018 - Heather Tamminga to replace Lynn Harkin as PDI Account Executive
August 31, 2018 - Fall Conference, Site Selection Magazine Governor's Cup Challenge
July 31, 2018 - Fall Conference date, Development Updates, Legislative Updates
June 30, 2018 - Nominations sought for PDI board members, Mark your calendar for the Fall Conference
May 31, 2018 - Membership survey, BRE Awards at SMART Conference
May 07, 2018 - Business Retention & Expansion Awards
March 23, 2018 - President's Message
February 28, 2018 - PDI's 2018 Fall Conference - A Sneak Peak
January 31, 2018 - Legislative Showcase Recap, Fall Conference Sneak Peek,
December 18, 2018 - Membership policy changes, Economic Impact Study available, This is Iowa Legislative Showcase
November 8, 2017 - Message from our new PDI President, Legislative Update, Statewide Pride and more.
October 3, 2017 - Fall Conference Recap, New Board Members, Legislative Update and more.
September 5, 2017 - Top 10 Reasons to Attend PDI Fall Conference, Economic Development Award Approvals
July 18, 2017 - Community Development and Housing Rehab grant awards, Board nominations
June 19, 2017 - Legislative Update, Call for Nominations, Statewide Pride, Member News
May 30, 2017 - More BRE Award winners, Iowa Manufacturer Resource Directory, Legislative Update
May 5, 2017 - BRE Award Winners, Iowa Year of Manufacturing, Fast-Track Iowa's Future Conference
April 21, 2017 - SMART Conference, Fast-Track Iowa's Future Conference, PDI Resource Guide
March 24 - 2017 - PDI Spring Event, Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program
March 9 - 2017 - Looking ahead PDI Fall Confernce 2018 and 2019, BRE Awards applications being accepted
February 20, 2017 - PDI Grow Iowa wrap-up, Submit App for BREI Awards
January 31, 2017 - PDI Grow Iowa Day, BEST of Iowa Annual Report Webinar
January 17, 2017 - Join us for Grow Iowa Day on February 8, 2017, Now Taking Nominations for the Business Retention & Expansion Awards, Member Spotlight: Ames Economic Development Commission
December 22, 2016 - Exciting Changes for PDI in 2017, 2017 Legislative Session for PDI, Sign Up for PDI Grow Iowa Day, Consider Sponsorship in PDI
November 23, 2016 - President's Message - Mark Reinig, IEDA Site Certification Program, Post-Election Report, Nov/Dec Training Webinars
October 21, 2016 - 2016 A Spectacular Year, Thanks Outgoing Board Members, 2016 PDI Lifetime Membership Recipient, LaDene Bowen
September 30, 2016 - PDI Holds Fall Conference, PDI Board Elects Officers for 2017, Mark Your Calendars for The Heartland Economic Development Course
September 9, 2016 - PDI Fall Conference Registration Deadline is September 14, 2016, Learn about Appealing to Millennials and Generational Changes in the Workforce, Partnership Aids Small Business, Entrepreneurs
August 29, 2016 - Things to Do While You're at the PDI Fall Conference, Brownfield & Abandoned Site Resource Grant Workshop, Accumold Dedicates $10 Million Expansion in Ankeny and more.
August 8, 2016 - PDI Fall Conference, Governer Branstad and Lt. Governer to attend PDI Annual Meeting Lunch, Iowa Lands $25 Million Grant for One-of-a-Kind Freight Hub
July 15, 2016 - PDI Fall Conference, Redevelopment Tax Credit Program, Member Spotlight: Iowa Area Development Group and more.
May 24, 2016 - The Partners, the Profession and the Process July 12, Nuisance Property Program and more.
May 5, 2016 - Spring Event wrap-up, BRE Award Winners, Biorenewable Chemical Tax Program Bill signed
April 6, 2016 - Spring Event, CDFA-USDA Meeting in Des Moines, Future Ready Iowa Summit and more.
March 11, 2016 - BRE Awards TIF Action Item, Spring Event Registration Open, Railroad Funding and more.
February 29, 2016 - Spring Event registration info, Railroad Revolving Grant Program, BRE Awards submissions and more.
February 16, 2016 - Grow Iowa Day Recap, Submt applications for BRE awards, Legislative Update and more.
Janyary 29, 2016 - Save the date for the PDI Spring Event, Submit Application for BRE Awards and more
January 20, 2016 - Legislative Advocacy Top Ten List, Tax Credits Underused, Spec Building Manual and more.
December 21, 2015 - Board Update, Iowa BuzzBuilders needed, Legislative Update and more.
November 24, 2015 - IWD Laborshed Study, 2016 Legislative Priorities, IADG Honored with USDA Award
October 5, 2015 - Fall Conference highlights, State of IA Comments on Proposed NAAQS Ozone Standard
September 14, 2015 - Fall Conference details, college student recruits needed, and more.
August 28, 2015 - Spotlight on PDI Fall Conference closing speaker, Iowa Receives funds for small business export assistance, and more.
August 6, 2015 - Recap of The Partners, The Profession and The Process, Fall Conference preview, and more.
June 16, 2015 - Survey results, Fall Conference information, and more.
May 20, 2015 - BRE Awards recap, Legislative update and more.
April 24, 2015 - PDI's Spring Event, EntreFest coming to Downtown Iowa City, Recognition of IADG 30th Anniversary, and more.
April 7, 2015 - President's Message, PDI Spring Event agenda and registration, Development Update, and more.
March 17, 2015 - Economic Development Organizations Encouraged to Submit BRE Awards Applications, PDI Spring Event, and more.
February 27, 2015 - Fuel Tax Signed into Law, Manufacturing Moves Back to the U.S., and more.
February 13, 2015 - Grow Iowa Day a Success!, Save the Date for Spring Event, PDI Exhibits at Transportation Day
January 23, 2015 - BRE Awards Nominations Due April 1, PDIowa Day at the Capitol and more
January 9, 2015 - Grow Iowa Day, Legislative Update, IEDA awards for Des Moines projects
December 22, 2014 - 2015 Legislative Agenda, energy challenge funding, PDI Grow Iowa Day coming up
November 1, 2014 - Looking for host city for 2016 and 2017 Fall Conference, CIRAS Machinery Survey and Summit
October 1, 2014 - Fall Conference wrap up, US Census Population Estimates, Grants for Communitiy Colleges
September 4, 2014 - 2014 Iowa Small Business Report, Input Needed for 2015 Legislative Agenda
August 20, 2014 - More fall conference info, Help PDI spread the word, Brownfields workshop
August 6, 2014 - Fall Conference agenda, Workforce Housing Tax Credit Draft, Iowa STEM CAPS
July 17, 2014 - Membership survey - your participation is important, PDI Annual Meeting call for leadership and more.
June 16, 2014 - The Partners, The Profession and the Process workshop, ISU Unifies Economic Development Institutes
May 16, 2014 - BRE Award Winners from SMART, State seeks feedback on housing and community development
April 23, 2014 - SMART Conference and Spring Event next week, Partner with the Business Concierge
April 8, 2014 - Save the Date for PDI Fall Conference, Business Concierge, IEDA Adds New Twists to Marketing Mix
March 21, 2014 - Help shape the future of manufacturing. Save the date for the Spring Conference. Regionalism: an article by Brent Willett.
March 7, 2014 - Register for Spring Conference, 40th Anniversary Salute from Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and more.
February 21, 2014 - Iowa City to lead GMP growth, Alcoa expansion, Sioux City plant making towers for transmission line
February 6, 2014 - IEDA program funds, PDI at Tranportation Day, Legislative update and more.
January 27, 2014 - Transportation Day at the Capitol, Legislative Update, Des Moines featured on Today show
January 15, 2014 - Grow Iowa Day, PDI Sponsorships, Property Tax Credit deadline approaching
December 15, 2013 - Grow Iowa Day Details, PDI 2014 Legislative Agenda released
November 15, 2013 - A message from our new president, Telling the story critical to saving TIF
October 22, 2013 - PDI's 40th Anniversary State of Iowa Proclamation, Governor Branstad thanks PDI
October 1, 2013 - Historical Highlights, Connect Every Iowa Initiative, Governor Proclaim's PDI's Impact
September 15, 2013 - Historical Highlight, Governor Announces Broadband Initiative, Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Network
September 1, 2013 - Historical Highlight, Branstad Approach is Yielding Results, Trends in Economic Development
August 15, 2013 - Fall Conference preview, Bio World Congress and IFT summary, 2014 Legislative Agenda survey
July 15, 2013 - Iowa Lakes Corridor Development receives award, Preview of Fall Conference
June 15, 2013 - Legislative wrap-up, Health insurance survey, Laborshed studies guide available
May 15, 2013 - MidAmerican Announces Major Wind Expansion, President Declares Disaster for Iowa
May 1, 2013 - Congrats to BRE Winners!, IADG Energy Bank Revolving Loan program
April 15, 2013 - Your help is needed to pass IEDA funding, Register for the Spring event and more.
April 1, 2013 - SMART and PDI Spring Conferences, IEDA at SXSW, Iowa Projects win CiCi awards
March 15, 2013 - Partners Profession and Process, IEDA Update, LOIS partners with Site Selection Magazine
March 1, 2013 - Grow Iowa Day wrap-up, Register now for the spring event, Staff changes at IEDA
February 15, 2013 - Transportation funding opportunities, New Iowa's Creative Cooridor website
February 1, 2013 - New IEDA application for financial assistance, legislative update
January 15, 2013 - Welcome to the new PDI Website!, Site Certification Updates
January 1, 2013 - PDI Workforce Summit, Vilsack announces funding for two Iowa Projects
December 15, 2012 - IEDA Combined Heat and Power Survey, 2013 Grow Iowa Day agenda
December 1, 2012 - Iowa unemployment rate drops to 5.1%, Visit Iowa Innovation Corporation for success stories
November 15, 2012 - Skilled Iowa important Economic Development tool, LOIS acquires SiteXcellerator
November 1, 2012 - University Bio-Med Technologies webinar, IEDA Regional Marketing RFP
October 15, 2012 - Skilled Iowa testing available, Benefits change to High Quality Jobs Program
October 1, 2012 - ESOP Audioconference, 2013 Committee Leadership
September 15, 2012 - Skilled Iowa Initiative launched, IEDA Sutainable Stormwater Infrastructure training
September 1, 2012 - Invitation from WEDA, BEST of Iowa workshops, Prospect/site selector deer hunt
August 15, 2012 - ISU Technologies webinar, Exporting conference, Iowa Innovation Corporation update
August 1, 2012 - Operation "Thank You" update, Trade mission to China and Brazil
July 15, 2012 - PDI Sponsorships available, IEDA awards, Grant writing training
July 1, 2012 - Disaster preparedness resources, Regulatory assistance from IEDA
June 15, 2012 - IICorp webinar, Primary election results, Vilsack fears farm crisis
June 1, 2012 - Small business news from IEDA, International Trade Office at IEDA update
May 15, 2012 - LOIS building and site requirements, 2012 BRE Award recipients
May 1, 2012 - Passenger rail study, Central Iowa Sourcelink, ICAD job creation campaign
April 15, 2012 - Partners, Profession and Process workshop, A look back at IDED to IPEP transition
April 1, 2012 - Goodbye to Joe Raso, Institute for Decision Making intern opportunities
March 15, 2012 - SMART Conference, PDI Spring Event, Moving Iowa Forward Conference
March 1, 2012 - 2012 PDI work plan, IEDA GreeNetwork Newsletter, Heartland Ecnonomic Development Course registration open
February 15, 2012 - 2012 IEDA Trade Shows, Certifited Site Selection Program update
February 1, 2012 - Grow Iowa Day recap, Chinese President Xi to visit Iowa
January 15, 2012 - First Capitol Complex IowaWORX Access Point, New cold storage facility in Fort Dodge
January 1, 2012 - Legislative call with Debi Durham, LOIS data update completed