Strategic Initiatives + Events

Raleigh ED&I Business Retention and Expansion Managers, Jenn Bosser and Tiffany Hall McNeill, received the distinguished designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from the International Economic Development Council in December. The certification is the leading industry designation for the economic development industry, representing a mastery of principal skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to personal and professional growth. Recipients of the certification must have at least 5 years’ experience in economic development, successfully complete professional development coursework, then pass a comprehensive three-part exam demonstrating knowledge, proficiency and judgement in key areas of economic development, including business retention and expansion, marketing, finance, workforce development, community development, real estate, strategic planning, technology-led economic development and management.   

Raleigh4u North Carolina is ranked the #5 Top State for Doing Business by @AreaDevelopment, citing competitive corporate tax… https://t.co/zQ6KUjMQD1
Raleigh4u RT @DerrickMinor: Just two weeks away from the 2019 Innovate Raleigh Summit! Use discount code ‘Buzzword’ for 25% off list price. We’ll…
Raleigh4u Hear from @RedHat CEO Jim Whitehurst at @raleighchamber's annual meeting+ learn how successful management wins the… https://t.co/DfidzTDoia
Raleigh4u @Raleigh4u is a proud supporter of Black Entrepreneurship Week! Let's celebrate all of our fantastic Black entrepre… https://t.co/WWps73B0jt
Raleigh4u RT @RaleighWake: Black Entrepreneurship Week hosted by @IEC_NC, @ShawUniversity & @CarolinaSmBiz is next week! Come celebrate small busines…
LaunchRaleigh RT @DerrickMinor: Great post by @chrisheivly on the impact of local influencers on the health of a startup community. This was (and continu…
LaunchRaleigh RT @RaleighWake: #Raleigh-based @pendoio CEO Todd Olson reflects on #growth & the future in a recent @Inc article, "the way we continue gro…
LaunchRaleigh RT @Raleigh4u: #Raleigh ranked #13 Most Educated City in America by @WalletHub. "Educated people want to live somewhere where they will get…
LaunchRaleigh RT @InnovateRaleigh: Join us 8/27 at @HQRaleigh for @ncopenpass Lightning Talks! ⚡️ Speakers will have 5 minutes for talks on mapping redl…
LaunchRaleigh RT @ncopenpass: Join us August 27 at @HQRaleigh for our first event of the fall - NC Open Pass Lightning Talks. Come hear speakers share 5…