TEDC Presents Economic Excellence Recognition at 2019 Legislative Conference

Monday, February 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

February 21, 2019

certificateThe 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.


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

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