Competitive Assessment Result

Grow Grand Island phase one survey results released

For the first time in decades, the Grand Island business community is undertaking a comprehensive Business Development Strategy to enhance our community's capacity to expand existing businesses and attract new investments and opportunities, advance entrepreneurship and support small business development. According to Cindy Johnson, President…

New Marketing Concept

The Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is excited to announce its new visual identity, including an updated logo and color scheme.

The logo, custom designed by Infuze Creative, includes vibrant colors and an upward arrow. The arrow signifies upward growth. This growth can be community and business development projects, workforce and business recruitment, and existing…

2014 Recipients of Progress Award

On April 3, 2014, Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation presented Progress for Grand Island Awards to three deserving recipients. To learn more about them, we invite you to view the following videos...

"Culture" Award: T-Shirt Engineers

"Growth" Award: Hastings…

Annual Meeting

The EDC's Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 3, 2014.
Stay tuned for more information!

2014 Annual Meeting Sponsors

A BIG thank you to our 2014 Annual Meeting Sponsors!

More on the Housing Study

The EDC's Housing Study research is picking up steam! click HERE to view 10/11's story!

Business Development Strategy

The Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Corporation, and Convention and Visitors Bureau have partnered together to hire an economic development firm to create a proactive, five-year, holistic business development growth strategic plan. The plan will analyze Grand Island's talent pipeline, inter-industry purchases, economic impact analysis, and exports; create a community…

2014 Housing Study

(Grand Island, NE) – The Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation (GIAEDC), in partnership with the City of Grand Island, is conducting a 2014 Housing Study. The study will identify strengths, weaknesses, areas of improvement and will create a "road map" for the next 5 years in relation to affordable housing stock in the Grand Island community. In order to collect the extensive information…

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Lynda ConnerGrand Island Business Owner
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