KEDA celebrates Economic Development Week!

For Immediate Release:  INSPIRED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT WORKS FOR KITSAP Celebrating Economic Development Week with focus on Campaign for Kitsap This is Economic Development Week, a national celebration of organizations like the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) that are dedicated to creating jobs, advancing career development opportunities, and increasing quality of life. This week (May 8-13) Economic Development Organizations, or EDOs, around the country will […] Read more »

Intangibles … can often make all the difference

John Powers for the KPBJ When it comes to making well-informed business investment decisions — decisions about establishing, expanding, or even relocating a business — aggregating and analyzing hard market data is a wise place to start. However, for many individual business decision-makers the final factor may be an intangible one — “quality of life” — which can often be the dispositive factor when deciding […] Read more »

Big boots, big ideas and … big recognition for Kitsap

The KPBJ – John Powers Last month, The International Economic Development Council, the world’s preeminent economic development organization, convened its Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. This conference drew over a thousand economic development professionals from around the globe, and a dozen from Washington state, including three from Kitsap. Steve Politakis, CEO of Kitsap Bank and board chair of our Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA), […] Read more »

KEDA Receives International Economic Development Awards

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance takes home two marketing awards from IEDC.   The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) was recognized for creative marketing by the International Economic Development Council on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the IEDC Annual Conference in Fort Worth Texas. IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognizes the world’s best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, and the year’s most influential […] Read more »