SEDCO Receives TEDC 2019 Economic Excellence Recognition

February 20, 2020 (Texas Economic Development Council News Release) The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) announced the recipients of its annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2019.  The awards were presented at a breakfast held Thursday, February 20, 2020, at the TEDC’s Winter Conference. The two and one half-day conference was held February 19-21 at the Hilton Hotel in College Station, Texas.

The Economic Excellence Recognition program provides recognition to economic development organizations that meet a desired threshold of professionalism. Recipients qualify for recognition based on training taken by their governing board/council as well as the economic development director and professional staff. Certifications, professional memberships and activities, and organizational effectiveness of the economic development staff also contribute to the standards for qualification.

A record number of fifty-three (53) organizations received the 2019 Economic Excellence Recognition:

  • Allen Economic Development Corporation
  • Bastrop Economic Development Corporation
  • Boerne Kendall County Economic Development Corporation
  • Bowie Economic Development Corporation
  • Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation
  • Brookshire Economic Development Corporation
  • Brownwood Municipal Development District
  • Buda Economic Development Corporation
  • Canton Economic Development Corporation
  • Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation
  • Cedar Park Economic Development Corporation
  • City of Balch Springs Economic Development
  • City of Brenham
  • City of College Station
  • City of Hondo
  • City of Keller Economic Development
  • City of Lancaster
  • City of Mesquite Economic Development
  • City of North Richland Hills Economic Development Department
  • City of Saginaw
  • City of Southlake
  • Conroe Economic Development Corporation
  • Cuero Development Corporation
  • Decatur Economic Development Corporation
  • Denton Economic Development
  • Development Corporation of Abilene
  • Forney Economic Development Corporation
  • Harlingen Economic Development Corporation
  • Ingleside Development Corporation
  • Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation
  • Katy Area Economic Development Council
  • Kilgore Development Corporation
  • La Marque Economic Development Corporation
  • Lavon Economic Development Corporation
  • Liberty Hill Economic Development Corporation
  • Lindale Economic Development Corporation
  • Little Elm Economic Development Corporation
  • Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
  • Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation
  • Mexia Economic Development Corporation
  • New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation
  • Pasadena Economic Development Corporation
  • Pflugerville Community Development Corporation
  • Rockdale Municipal Development District
  • Sherman Economic Development Corporation
  • Sugar Land 4B Corporation
  • Sugar Land Development Corporation
  • Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation
  • The Colony Economic Development Corporation
  • Tomball Economic Development Corporation
  • Tyler Economic Development Corporation
  • Wylie Economic Development Corporation
  • Yoakum Economic Development Corporation

“The TEDC’s Economic Excellence Recognition program is one of the ways in which our organization honors the outstanding commitment to excellence of our communities and regions, their leaders, and their economic development professionals have toward the professionalization of their economic development efforts,” noted Carlton Schwab, President/CEO of the TEDC.”

The Texas Economic Development Council, established in 1961, is an Austin-based, statewide, non-profit professional association, dedicated to the development of economic and employment opportunities in Texas. The TEDC provides information, educational and legislative services to more than 850 members. Our objective is to support the economic growth of Texas and develop strategies that promote a positive business climate in the state.