Economic Development

Reset and Renewal

By Greg Knighton, EDPA; EDAA Summer Conference Chair Aug. 22, 2011 – Just over a week ago, the Economic Development Association of Alabama held its 2011 Annual Meeting and Summer Conference in Orange Beach, Ala. The theme of the this year’s conference was Reset and Renewal in the Economy, which reflects a reality we are all read more…

Leverage

July 11, 2011 Angela Wier, EDPA Necessity has been called the mother of invention. And there is no doubt that the Gulf Oil Spill of 2010 created an important and immediate need to address the economic health of southwest Alabama and create a plan for long-term sustainability.  But how do you assist a distressed area read more…