BRE AwardPosted: Tue, May 3, 2016
Last week, Tammy and Megan attended the SMART Conference in Des Moines. At the conference, the region we belong to, Cedar Valley Region of Iowa, was honored for our outstanding efforts of local and regional economic development initiatives in supporting growth and expansion of existing Iowa companies.
"Supporting Iowa's existing industry is a key priority for PDI's (Professional Developers of Iowa) membership," stated Wayne Pantini, PDI President. "The BRE (Business Retention & Expansion) Awards are intended to increase the focus on fostering Iowa business growth by economic development organizations and spotlight BRE programs and projects that have made a significant impact on Iowa communities."
Founded in 1973, with current membership of over 320, PDI is an organization dedicated to advancing the professionalism of its members through a wide range of programs and services. As an association, PDI provides professional training that helps its members do a better job for their community. PDI creates an atmosphere of support and offers an instant network of seasoned experts for local professionals to seek advice and support.