Monday, April 27, 2009

Economic Development Allies Part 2

Following up on the last post, here is part 2 of the economic development allies list:

  • Governmental (Local) Mayor, council, County Judge, Commissioners, planning commission, fire, police, sheriff, city/county engineer, appraiser, assessor, librarian
  • State groups Municipal League, Texas International Partnership
  • Labor Unions, Workforce Commission, labor council, ABC
  • Advice, business plans SCORE, SBDC
  • Local Districts Drainage, Emergency Services, Soil and Water Conservation, MUD, river authorities
  • Industry & Business Particularly hospitals, car dealers, insurance, bankers, manufacturers etc. (Plant Manager, Human Resources Director, Purchasing Agent, Trainers)
  • Support Industry Engineers, architects, planners, distributors, equipment suppliers
  • ED associations IEDC, state ed group, SEDC, ACCRA
  • Realtors Local Realtors, SIOR, Board of Realtors, BOMA, NAIOP, CCIM, University real estate centers.
  • Environmental State environmental department, EPA, Parks and Wildlife, Sierra
  • Club, Corp. of Engineers, local air quality organization
  • Legislature & Congress Senators, Representatives, staff
  • Developers & Builders Contractors, developers, ABC, AGC, support industry (HVAC,
  • plumbing, electrical, concrete company etc.)
  • Education School districts, trade school, university, college, industry training staff, Extension Service
  • Service Clubs Rotary, Kiwanis, Junior. League, Jaycees, Knights of Columbus, etc.
  • Neighborhood Associations
  • Trade Associations Forestry Association, Chemical Councils, Plant Managers Association
  • Tourism State tourism groups, regional, Convention and Visitor's Bureaus,
  • Consultants ED, business, financial, accounting, site selection


I think that most folks don't sit down and count their allies like this. Ideally, your email contact list has them all in categories such as this.

--steve buser

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