Economic Development Partnerships

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Economic Development
Partnerships
45th Annual Alabama County
Government Institute
Auburn University
June 12, 2015
www.edpa.org
Private Sector
Investment
in Alabama’s
Economic
Development
What We Do
• Collaborate with state, local and corporate partners
in business attraction
• Support and participate in existing industry
initiatives
• Lead the state’s effort for science, technology and
innovation economic development
• Market and promote Alabama as a top business
location, providing research and analysis to
companies and consultants actively searching for an
industrial site
Does Your Community Have a
Plan?
Must Be Regional
Who Should Be At the Table/Why ?
Private
Sector
Business and
Industry
Community
and Civic
Leaders
Government
TEAM
Economic
Development
Leaders
?
2 and 4-Year
Colleges
K-12
(Career and
Technical
ED)
Who is
missing?
Aligning With the State Plan
Advanced Manufacturing
Technology
• Aerospace/Defense
• Automotive
• Agricultural Products/ Food
Production
• Steel/Metal
• Forestry Products
• Chemicals
• Biosciences
• Information Technology
• Enabling Technologies
Recruitment
Distribution/Logistics
Corporate Operations
Retention
Renewal
Implementation of the Action
Plan
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Short-Term
Mid-Term
Long-Term
Measurable Actions/Follow Up/Learn
THANK YOU