Press Releases

Past press releases issued by EDPA are available below.
For all related inquiries, please contact Val Walton at vwalton@edpa.org or 205.942.4715

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2016

February 17, 2016 – EDPA Board of Directors elect Steve Spencer as new EDPA president

2014-2015 Press Releases

December 1, 2015 – Honda Economic Impact on Alabama
March 11, 2015 – Top Alabama executives are new EDPA board members
January 27, 2015 – Alabama Automakers Set Production Records
November 10, 2014 – Automotive leaders and bank executive new EDPA Board of Directors
February 18, 2014 – EDPA New Board of Directors

2012 Press Releases

May 18, 2012 – EDPA Foundation awards $100,000 grand prize in the sixth annual Alabama Launchpad Business Plan Competition
April 17, 2012 – Alabama Launchpad awards $100,000 in proof-of-concept funding in first round of business plan competition

2011 Press Releases

Oct. 25, 2011 – Sixteen teams admitted to 2011-2012 Alabama Launchpad Class
January 12, 2011 – Tallassee Corporate Park receives AdvantageSite designation
February 22, 2011 – Fulton Bridge Industrial Park receives AdvantageSite designation
March 7, 2011 – Guin Interstate 22 Industrial Site receives AdvantageSite designation
April 18, 2011 – Economic Development Partnership of Alabama awarded EDA grant
to develop economic development strategies for the region most affected by the Gulf oil spill in Alabama

2010 Press Releases

January 13, 2010 – Interstate Business Park receives AdvantageSite designation
January 19, 2010 – Fayette Industrial Park No. 2 receives AdvantageSite designation
February 3, 2010 – Troy Industrial Park South receives AdvantageSite designation
February 19, 2010 – Prattville signs on as EDPA Community Partner
March 19, 2010 – Shoals Research Airpark site receives AdvantageSite designation
April 28, 2010 – Jasper Industrial Park receives AdvantageSite designation
May 11, 2010 – Chambers County Industrial Park South site receives AdvantageSite designation
June 15, 2010 – Monroeville Industrial Park East receives AdvantageSite designation
June 28, 2010 – Jefferson Metropolitan Park Lakeshore receives AdvantageSite designation
August 28, 2010 – Virginia Station Phase I receives AdvantageSite designation
August 29, 2010 – Auburn Techonology Park West receives AdvantageSite designation
November 22, 2010 – Montgomery’s Interstsate Industrial Park receives AdvantageSite designation

2009 Press Releases

December 7, 2009 – Conners Island Business Park receives AdvantageSite designation
October 9, 2009 – Yancey Parker Industrial Park – Phase II receives AdvantageSite designation
September 25, 2009 – NE Opelika Industrial Park of Lee County receives AdvantageSite designation
June 25, 2009 – Cooperative District of Winston County receives AdvantageSite designation
May 6, 2009 – Florence-Lauderdale Industrial Park receives AdvantageSite designation
January 22, 2009 – Gadsden Airport Industrial Park receives AdvantageSite designation
January 8, 2009 – South Dallas Godwin Site receives AdvantageSite designation

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