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Released by Rachelle Zimmerman
Director of Marketing and Business Attraction
Cheyenne LEADS Announces 2023 Economic Development Week
Cheyenne, WY (May 2, 2022) Cheyenne LEADS will mark May 8-12, 2023, as National Economic Development Week. During this week, communities across North America celebrate and recognize the contributions made by professional economic developers to create more economically diverse communities.
Created in 2016 by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest international professional trade association for economic developers, Economic Development Week aims to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and improve the quality of life in communities everywhere.
As the economic development organization for Cheyenne and Laramie County, Cheyenne LEADS will use the week to recognize, and educate the community on the importance of economic development throughout the state of Wyoming.
“Economic development is important to our community because it creates prosperity for future generations,” says Betsey Hale, CEcD – CEO of Cheyenne LEADS.
About Cheyenne LEADS
Cheyenne LEADS is a private, not-for-profit organization serving as the economic development entity for the city of Cheyenne and Laramie County, Wyoming. LEADS can assist businesses in all phases of relocation and expansion.
For 37 years, Cheyenne LEADS staff, Board of Directors and due-paying members have dedicated their time and resources to a focused economic development effort. The Cheyenne LEADS Mission is to position Cheyenne and Laramie County as a location of choice for new and expanding businesses.