The PDI Post Newsletter

The PDI Post Newsletters

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, 2016PDI 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, 2016Things 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