Created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the goal of Economic Development Week is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and increase the quality of life. Economic Development Week is a nationwide campaign that consists of online activities designed to highlight the importance of economic development taking place in the United States.

Here is a video (note* no sound) created by IEDC specifically for the 2017 Economic Development Week. It discusses what economic development entities like HCDC do for local communities:

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