2016 EDC Annual Meeting

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(Grand Island, NE)—The Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation will host its annual meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Riverside Golf Club. Doors will open for lunch at 11:30AM while the program will begin promptly at noon.

Dr. Ernie Goss will serve as the keynote speaker at the event.
Dr. Goss is currently a Professor of Economics at Creighton University in Omaha, Director of the Goss Institute in Denver, Colorado, and Director of Creighton's Institute for Economic Inquiry. He is also a Research Faculty member at California State University-Fresno. Dr. Goss was a visiting scholar with the Congressional Budget Office and the National Aeronautics & Space Administration. He is editor of Economic Trends, an economics newsletter published monthly that is distributed to more than 10,000 subscribers. Recently, Goss has appeared on CNN, Fox Business News, National Public Television, and the BBC.

The 2016 Business of the Year award will be awarded to Dramco Tool Co.
Dramco Tool Company was established in 1978, beginning as a two-person shop with the basic manual machine tools and a strong work ethic. Today, Dramco employs over 40 people in their 37,000 square foot climate-controlled facility. Their equipment and facilities are of the highest quality, and they take pride in their on-time delivery, follow-up support, and value-added services. Dramco serves customers worldwide that supply the automotive, aerospace, agriculture, transportation, ATV, heavy duty on/off road equipment, electronics, and consumer products industries.

Admission to the event is $25 per GIAEDC member and $35 per non-GIAEDC member.