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Economic Development Week

Economic Development Week (May 9-15) was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and improve the quality of life in communities everywhere.

We are excited to take part in EDW2021 again this year by sharing resources and answering your questions about economic development right here in Cabarrus County.

What is economic development?

Economic development is the intentional practice of improving a community’s economic well-being and quality of life. It includes a broad-range of activities to attract, create, and retain jobs, and to foster a resilient, pro-growth tax base and an inclusive economy. The practice of economic development comprises of a collaborative effort involving industry, government and a myriad community stakeholders.

>> Learn More: What Is Economic Development? (IEDC)


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