Opportunity Dubuque Takes Top Honors at Mid-America Economic Development
Dubuque, Iowa, December 6, 2017 - The Mid-America Economic Development Council (MAEDC) selected Opportunity Dubuque as the winner for the Workforce Development category at the 2017 Economic Development awards held December 4, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Kristin Dietzel, Vice President of Workforce Solutions, accepted the awards on behalf of Greater Dubuque Development and Northeast Iowa Community College. The awards are part of the annual Mid-America Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum held by MAEDC.
Opportunity Dubuque is an employer-driven job training model developed in response to local employers’...
Flexsteel Industries, Inc., along with the Greater Dubuque Development Corporation (GDDC), held a ground breaking ceremony for Flexsteel’s Dubuque manufacturing facility on October 2 at 10:00 a.m. at 501 Seippel Road.
In May 2017, Flexsteel announced plans to build a $25 million facility on 22 acres of land in Dubuque Industrial Center South. This retains more than 200 jobs in the city, including those in product design and development, industrial engineering, office, management, trucking, and various manufacturing roles. Flexsteel expects to complete construction in late 2018, at which time operations will transition to Seippel Road.
Speakers included Karel Czanderna, President and CEO of...
The Greater Dubuque Development Corporation received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Greater Dubuque 2022 Campaign Prospectus Brochure project, in the category of Special Purpose Print Brochure from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 19, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which was held Sept. 17 - 20, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On December 21st, the Dubuque City Council approved a first-of-its-kind proposal for accelerating broadband (high-speed Internet transmission) capacity in Dubuque. It follows a new collaborative model,...