Pueblo Economic Development Corporation Recognizes Importance of Economic Development during National Celebration Week
PUEBLO – Next week, Pueblo Economic Development Corporation (PEDCO), along with the Colorado Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) and the State of Colorado will celebrate Economic Development Week, with seven days of national recognition of economic developers who generate growth, create better jobs for residents and facilitate an improved quality of life.
Economic Development Week is an event created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016 to celebrate achievements within the economic development profession. The IEDC council is the largest professional membership organization for economic development.
All week, PEDCO will be highlighting Economic Development Week on our website and social media. Be sure to check out our daily posts on Facebook and Twitter to see how we are commemorating Economic Development Week and celebrating the great work economic developers do in Colorado.
PEDCO Chairman of the Board, Brian Moore, spoke to the work of PEDCO and Economic Development Week, saying, “Good economic development is the lifeblood of any community. The very definition of a primary job means that we’re injecting revenue from outside the community that funds our schools, transportation, and other community priorities. These are the jobs that PEDCO focuses on help build a better Pueblo for our children and grandchildren. This is just one reason I’m excited to be affiliated with PEDCO.”
“Pueblo’s dedication to economic development, combined with our incredible workforce brought us out of the tough times we faced in the early 80s,” added Jeff Shaw, President, and CEO of PEDCO. “Through a dedicated effort in economic development, with a great community economic development team, Pueblo will become the community we vision and want for our children.”
Follow the Economic Development Week Conversation at #econdevweek or #edw2017. Visit www.choosecolorado.com for updates about economic development activities at the state.