High Performance Economic Developers: The Winners!

Posted by Guillermo Mazier on Oct 24, 2013 2:00:59 AM

The Top Performing EDOs of 2012-2013

It’s been approximately two weeks since the IEDC Annual Conference’s closing session. We’ve all been able to return to work motivated and energized, armed with new tools and information – some more than others.

map of IEDC winners 2013

It’s never too late to re-recognize some top performers and share their secrets to economic development success.

Atlas was pleased and proud to present the winners of the Second Annual Economic Development Olympics at special Sunday night event. These EDOs were honored for being the best of the best in their category, for 2012-2013.

How can your organization be considered for these awards next year? Complete the Benchmark Survey and determine where your EDO ranks for its size (population, staff and budget).

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Over 2.5 Million in Population

Place Name of EDO

Number of Jobs

First (Gold) North Carolina Department of Commerce

16,835

Second (Silver) Secretariat of Economic Development of Jalisco

10,000

Third (Bronze) Team Northeast Ohio (NEO)

8,528

 

1 Million to 2.5 Million in Population

Place Name of EDO Number of Jobs
First (Gold) Columbus (OH) 2020 13,848
Second (Silver) Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce 12,000
Third (Bronze) Pittsburgh Regional Alliance 8,717

 

250,001 to 1 Million in Population

Place Name of EDO

Number of Jobs

First (Gold) City of San Jose, CA

7,200

Second (Silver) Charlotte (NC) Chamber of Commerce

6,106

Third (Bronze)TIE The Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County, TX – AND --Brick City Development Corporation, Newark, NJ

5,000 ea.

 

100,001 to 250,000 in Population

Place Name of EDO

Number of Jobs

First (Gold) Frisco (TX) Economic Development Corporation

3,500

Second (Silver) Royal Commission at Yanbu (Saudi Arabia)

2,000

Third (Bronze) York County Economic Development Board

1,822

 

25,001 to 100,000 in Population

Place Name of EDO

Number of Jobs

First (Gold) The Village of Romeoville (IL)

1,560

Second (Silver) Nassau County (FL) Economic Development Board

1,400

Third (Bronze) City of Rochester (NH) Economic Development

1,200

 

Less than 25,000 in Population

Place Name of EDO

Number of Jobs

First (Gold) Marble Falls (TX) Economic Development Corporation

625

Second (Silver) Meriwether County (GA) Industrial Development Authority

600

Third (Bronze) City of Moraine (OH)

500

Want to be an Olympian next year? Complete the Benchmark Survey and determine where your EDO ranks for its size (population, staff and budget).

 

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