The Red River Valley Research Initiative Names Tammy Miller, Border States Electric CEO And Steve Burian, President AE2S As Co-chairs

The initiative is aimed at bringing together universities and economic development organizations in the Red River Valley along both sides of the river. It promises to be one of the most comprehensive strategic plans the region has seen. The idea was initiated by Bill Marcil Sr., Forum Communications, who committed $100,000. Marcil Sr. also committed…
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American Airlines Adds Non-stop Dallas/Fort Worth Service

Fargo, N.D. (October 24, 2012) – American Airlines announced today that starting February 14, 2013, it is adding non-stop service between Fargo and Dallas/Fort Worth. “We are very excited about American Airlines decision to add Dallas service and increase their presence in Fargo with the additional route,” said Shawn Dobberstein, Fargo Municipal Airport Authority (FMAA) Executive…
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GFMEDC Launches New Website

The GFMEDC has launched a new website. The website is more content-driven, easier to navigate and integrates social media tools. The new site better supports our mission and strategy which focuses on finding ways to attract new businesses to the area, serving as a resource for local primary-sector companies and assisting folks who would like to start a business. Take a look! www.gfmedc.com

Engaging In Entrepreneurialism

A strong entrepreneurial program contributes to a growing, robust economy. Creating the kind of environment that supports entrepreneurs takes planning and commitment from cities, states and organizations like us, the Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC. Imagine what a downtown entrepreneurial center could look like. How can we structure it to enable us to compete with some…
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Driving A Strong Economy, The Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC’s Mission

At first glance the mission of the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation (GFMEDC ) is simple, recruit, retain and expand primary-sector companies. On closer inspection, it is a complex and involved process. The complexity seems to occur when we clearly define primary-sector relative to developing our economy. The first leap is easy; any new…
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