TEDC Presents Economic Excellence Recognition at 2019 Legislative Conference

Sunday, February 24, 2019

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News Release
Texas Economic Development Council


For more information contact:
Mr. Carlton Schwab
President/CEO
Texas Economic Development Council
(512) 480-8432
carlton@texasedc.org

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) announced the recipients of its annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2018. The awards were presented at a breakfast held Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the TEDC’s Legislative Conference in Austin, Texas. The two and one half-day conference was held February 20-22 at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Austin.

The Economic Excellence Recognition program provides recognition to economic development organizations that meet a desired threshold of professionalism. Recipients qualify for recognition based on training taken by their governing board/council as well as the economic development director and professional staff. Certifications, professional memberships and activities, and organizational effectiveness of the economic development staff also contribute to the standards for qualification.

A record number of fifty-one (51) organizations received the 2018 Economic Excellence Recognition:

Allen Economic Development Corporation

Athens Economic Development Corporation

City of Azle Economic Development

City of Balch Springs

Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

Boerne Kendall County Economic Development Corporation

Bowie Economic Development Corporation

Brownwood Municipal Development District

Buda Economic Development Corporation

Canton Economic Development Corporation

Cedar Hill Economic Development

The Colony Economic Development Corporation

Conroe Economic Development Council

Cuero Development Corporation

Decatur Economic Development Corporation

Denton Economic Development

Fairview Economic Development Corporation

Forney Economic Development Corporation

Gonzales Economic Development Corporation

Greater Houston Partnership

Greenville Board of Development

City of Hondo

Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation

Katy Area Economic Development Council

City of Keller

Kilgore Economic Development Corporation

La Marque Economic Development Corporation

City of Lancaster

Lavon Economic Development Corporation

Liberty Hill Economic Development Corporation

Lindale Economic Development Corporation

Little Elm Economic Development Corporation

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Inc.

Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation

City of Mesquite Economic Development

Mexia Economic Development Corporation

New Braunfels EDC

City of North Richland Hills Economic Development Department

Palestine Economic Development Corporation

Pasadena Economic Development Corporation

Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

City of Saginaw

Sherman Economic Development

City of Southlake

Sugar Land 4A Corporation

Sugar Land 4B Corporation

Sulphur Springs Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation

Sunnyvale Economic Development Corporation

Tomball Economic Development Corporation

Tyler Economic Development Council, Inc.

Yoakum Economic Development Corporation

“The TEDC’s Economic Excellence Recognition program is one of the ways in which our organization honors the outstanding commitment to excellence of our communities and regions, their leaders, and their economic development professionals have toward the professionalization of their economic development efforts,” noted Carlton Schwab, President/CEO of the TEDC.”

The Texas Economic Development Council, established in 1961, is an Austin-based, statewide, non-profit professional association, dedicated to the development of economic and employment opportunities in Texas. The TEDC provides information, educational and legislative services to nearly 850 members. Our objective is to support the economic growth of Texas and develop strategies that promote a positive business climate in the state.

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