Top 10 – January 2018

  We launched InternGF, a new program for EDC member companies or local early stage companies to cost share new internship experiences for UND students. Learn more… EDC President & CEO Keith Lund has been appointed by Gov. Doug Burgum to the North Dakota Workforce Development Council. We were part of a local team that prepared …

Top 10 – December 2017

The Grand Forks Region EDC monthly Top 10 recaps economic development activity, highlights office engagement, and features client and investor news.   We co-hosted a breakfast with Evolve Grand Forks where they recapped an exciting first year which included opening The 701 and obtaining non-profit status. Check out their annual report here … UAS Sector Development …

Top 10 – November 2017

  The 6th annual Northern Valley Career Expo hosted 1,532 sophomores from 37 schools to learn about careers in the region from 60 sponsors and exhibitors. The Expo has reached nearly 9,000 students since launching in 2012. The Expo planning committee was recognized by the Red River Regional Council during its Ideas to Action Summit …

Top 10 – October 2017

  Wes Shover joined the EDC as our new UAS Sector Development Manager. He has a diverse background in public and private UAS endeavors. Read more … Becca Cruger has joined the EDC team as our Strategic Initiatives Coordinator. She’s active in the greater Grand Forks community and will be an asset leading initiatives in areas including …

Top 10 – September 2017

  The planning committee for the 6th annual Northern Valley Career Expo is finalizing preparations for the Nov. 1 event. There’s still time to be part of the region’s premier careers awareness event. Exhibitor registration closes Oct. 4. Register online here. The EDC, The Chamber, and the GFK Airport Authority hosted a kick-off luncheon for a newly-formed  …

Top 10 – August 2017

  At its August meeting, the EDC board of directors reviewed and recommended support for 5 projects that could result in more than $87 million in capital investment into the region. The Grand Forks Growth Fund approved the first Start Up Grand Forks project, a new fund providing micro-loans to help launch Grand Forks’ newest …