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  • TEDC Presents Economic Excellence Recognition at 2018 Mid-Year Conference

    August 9, 2018
    Release by Texas Economic Development Council

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

    The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2017. The awards was presented at a special awards breakfast held Thursday, June 14, 2018, at the TEDC’s Mid-Year Conference in Galveston, Texas. The two and one half day conference was held June 13-15, 2018 at the Moody Gardens Hotel.

    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.

    The following thirty-nine organizations received the 2017 Economic Excellence Recognition:

    Athens Economic Development Corporation
    City of Azle Economic Development
    City of Balch Springs Economic Development
    Bastrop Economic Development Corporation
    Big Lake Economic Development Corporation
    Boerne/Kendall County Economic Development Corporation
    Bowie Economic Development Corporation
    Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation
    The Colony Economic Development Corporation
    Converse Economic Development Corporation
    Cuero Economic Development Corporation
    Denton Economic Development
    El Paso County Economic Development
    Fairview Economic Development Corporation
    Forney Economic Development Corporation
    Greater Houston Partnership
    Greater San Marcos Partnership
    Greenville Board of Development
    City of Hutto Economic Development Department
    Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation
    Katy Area Economic Development Council
    Kilgore Economic Development Corporation
    La Marque Economic Development Corporation
    Liberty Hill Economic Development Corporation
    Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
    Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation
    City of Mesquite Mexia Economic Development Corporation
    New Braunfels EDC
    City of North Richland Hills Economic Development Corporation
    Pflugerville Community Development
    Rockdale Municipal Development District
    City of Southlake
    City of Sugar Land
    Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County EDC
    Tomball Economic Development Corporation
    Tyler Economic Development Council
    Wylie Economic Development Corporation
    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.
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