Director Durham to Offer Insightful Perspective on Iowa's Economic Development Landscape at ABI's Connecting Statewide Leaders
30 Mar 2023
Members of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI), Leadership Iowa alumni, community leaders and the current Leadership Iowa class will gather in Sioux City on Thursday, April 13 to discuss the economic development landscape in Iowa as part of the Connecting Statewide Leaders discussion series, presented by ABI.
Overall, Iowa has a diverse economic landscape with several thriving industries. The state continues to make efforts to attract new businesses and industries to the state, providing tax incentives, and investing in infrastructure, education, and workforce development programs to support economic growth and development.
Read the complete article from Iowa Association of Business and Industry here.
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