TEDC Presents Economic Excellence Recognition at 2018 Mid-Year Conference

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Release by 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) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2017. The awards was presented at a special awards breakfast held Thursday, June 14, 2018, at the TEDC’s Mid-Year Conference in Galveston, Texas. The two and one half day conference was held June 13-15, 2018 at the Moody Gardens Hotel.

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.

The following thirty-nine organizations received the 2017 Economic Excellence Recognition:

  • Athens Economic Development Corporation
  • City of Azle Economic Development
  • City of Balch Springs Economic Development
  • Bastrop Economic Development Corporation
  • Big Lake Economic Development Corporation
  • Boerne/Kendall County Economic Development Corporation
  • Bowie Economic Development Corporation
  • Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation
  • The Colony Economic Development Corporation
  • Converse Economic Development Corporation
  • Cuero Economic Development Corporation
  • Denton Economic Development
  • El Paso County Economic Development
  • Fairview Economic Development Corporation
  • Forney Economic Development Corporation
  • Greater Houston Partnership
  • Greater San Marcos Partnership
  • Greenville Board of Development
  • City of Hutto Economic Development Department
  • Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation
  • Katy Area Economic Development Council
  • Kilgore Economic Development Corporation
  • La Marque Economic Development Corporation
  • Liberty Hill Economic Development Corporation
  • Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
  • Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation
  • City of Mesquite Mexia Economic Development Corporation
  • New Braunfels EDC
  • City of North Richland Hills Economic Development Corporation
  • Pflugerville Community Development
  • Rockdale Municipal Development District
  • City of Southlake
  • City of Sugar Land
  • Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County EDC
  • Tomball Economic Development Corporation
  • Tyler Economic Development Council
  • Wylie Economic Development Corporation
  • 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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