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Bradenton Area EDC Videos Demonstrate Manatee County’s Business Allure

BY SHARON HILLSTROM Smart organizations monitor their metrics beyond the bottom line. The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) is no different, but what we measure isn’t what you might expect. While preparing for our annual meeting coming up on November 2, we analyzed [...]

EDC’s Robust Network, Sophisticated Approach Help Manatee County Businesses Grow

By Sharon Hillstrom Anyone operating a business knows there can be obstacles to growing your business.  A few examples include finding the right talent for your workforce, managing permitting challenges during a facility expansion, and finding a new location to meet client demand for [...]

Bradenton Area EDC Appoints Established Business Program Manager

BRADENTON – Elizabeth Cordes has been appointed Established Business Program manager at the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC), announced Sharon Hillstrom, president and chief executive officer. Through in-depth consultation and intelligence gathering, Cordes will measure, evaluate and develop strategies to increase competitiveness for established [...]

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