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TEDC Presents the 2020 Economic Excellence Recognition at 2021 Legislative Conference; Harlingen EDC recognized

For Immediate Release

February 23rd, 2021

 

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) announced the recipients of its annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2020.  The awards were presented on Tuesday, February 23rd, during the TEDC’s 2021 Legislative Conference hosted virtually, February 22-26, 2021.

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.

These fifty-one (51) economic development organizations received the TEDC’s 2020 Economic Excellence Recognition:

City of Anna Economic Development Corporation

City of Balch Springs Economic Development Corporation

Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

Boerne/Kendall County Economic Development Corporation

Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation

Brenham-Washington County Economic Development Corporation

Brookshire Economic Development Corporation

Buda Economic Development Corporation

Canton Economic Development Corporation

Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation

Cedar Park Economic Development Corporation

Conroe Economic Development Council

Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation

Cuero Economic Development Corporation

Dayton Community Development Corporation

Decatur Economic Development Corporation

Del Rio Economic Development Corporation

City of Denton

Development Corporation of Abilene

Gun Barrel City Economic Development Corporation

Harlingen Economic Development Corporation

City of Hondo

Ingleside Economic Development Corporation

Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation

Katy Area Economic Development Council

Kilgore Economic Development Corporation

La Marque Economic Development Corporation

City of Lancaster

Lavon Economic Development Corporation

City of League City Economic Development Corporation

Lindale Economic Development Corporation

Little Elm Economic Development Corporation

Lockhart Economic Development Corporation

Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation

City of Mesquite

Mexia Economic Development Corporation

New Braunfels EDC

City of North Richland Hills Economic Development Corporation

Palestine Economic Development Corporation

Pasadena Economic Development Corporation

Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

Sanger Economic Development Corporation

Sherman Economic Development Corporation

City of Southlake

Sugar Land Type A Corporation

Sugar Land Type B Corporation

Sulphur Springs Economic Development Corporation

Terrell Economic Development Corporation

The Colony Economic Development Corporation

City of Waxahachie

Wylie 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 more than 850 members. Our objective is to support the economic growth of Texas and develop strategies that promote a positive business climate in the state.