Katy Area EDC receives EDC 2019 Economic Excellence Recognition

Thursday, February 27, 2020

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The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC)announced the recipients of its annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2019. The awards were presented at a breakfast held Thursday, February 20, 2020,at the TEDC’s WinterConference. The two and one half-day conference was held February 19-21at the Hilton Hotel in College Station, Texas.

 

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-three(53) organizations received the 2019 Economic Excellence Recognition:

 

Allen Economic Development Corporation

Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

Boerne Kendall County Economic Development Corporation

Bowie Economic Development Corporation

Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation

Brookshire Economic Development Corporation

Brownwood Municipal Development District

Buda Economic Development Corporation

Canton Economic Development Corporation

Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation

Cedar Park EconomicDevelopment Corporation

City of Balch Springs Economic Development

City of Brenham

City of College Station

City of Hondo

City of Keller Economic Development

City of Lancaster

City of Mesquite Economic Development

City of North Richland Hills Economic Development Department

City of Saginaw

City of Southlake

Conroe Economic Development Corporation

Cuero Development Corporation

Decatur Economic Development Corporation

Denton Economic Development 

Development Corporation of Abilene

Forney Economic Development Corporation

Harlingen Economic Development Corporation

Ingleside Development Corporation

Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation

Katy Area Economic Development Council

Kilgore Development Corporation

La Marque Economic Development Corporation

Lavon Economic Development Corporation

Liberty Hill Economic Development Corporation

Lindale Economic Development Corporation

Little Elm Economic Development Corporation

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance

Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation

Mexia Economic Development Corporation

New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation

Pasadena Economic Development Corporation

Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

Rockdale Municipal Development District

Sherman Economic Development Corporation

Sugar Land 4B Corporation

Sugar Land Development Corporation

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation

The Colony Economic Development Corporation

Tomball Economic Development Corporation

Tyler Economic Development Corporation

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.”

 

TheTexas 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 more than850 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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