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October 02, 2023
The Power of Engagement: How Cybersecurity Awareness Month Can Help
Introduction to Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Cybersecurity has become paramount in this digital age, where technological advancements have transformed how businesses operate. With the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber threats, businesses must prioritize cyber protection.CONTINUE READING
July 16, 2023
Turning the Tide: The Role of Innovation in Economic Development
There is an increasingly prominent realization that innovation is no longer a mere buzzword for business growth. It has become a decisive driving force behind economic development, shaping how communities progress, industries transform, and economies thrive. At the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), we are committed to leveraging innovation to stimulate sustainable economic growth in our city.CONTINUE READING
June 15, 2023
Why Search Advertising is the Best Tool in a Marketing Toolkit
Destinations must adopt innovative marketing strategies to stand out in the competitive tourism industry. Search advertising is a powerful tool for tourism-driven marketing, and many destination cities have already adopted it.CONTINUE READING
May 25, 2023
Igniting Prosperity: Why Economic Development in Amarillo
In the vast landscape of the Lone Star State lies Amarillo, a city that embraces its Western heritage while pursuing a vibrant future. Over the years, Amarillo has witnessed significant growth and development, transforming into a bustling hub of economic activity. This blog post will explore the importance of economic development in Amarillo, Texas, and how it plays a pivotal role in shaping the city's present and future.CONTINUE READING
March 02, 2023
Amarillo EDC Releases 2023 State of the Economy Materials
Following the State of the Economy breakfast, the Amarillo EDC is providing the materials presented at the event. In this blog post, you can download Kevin Carter's AEDC presentation, Laura Street's launch of The Range, workforce presentations from Rebecca Gehman and Amanda Ellis, and the 2022 Amarillo EDC Annual Report.CONTINUE READING
March 28, 2022
Amarillo EDC Releases 2022 State of the Economy Materials
Following the State of the Economy luncheon, the Amarillo EDC is providing the materials presented at the event. In this blog post, you can download Dr. Anne Macy's keynote presentation, Kevin Carter's presentation, and the 2021 Amarillo EDC Annual Report.CONTINUE READING
May 25, 2021
City Council Votes in Support of American Quarter Horse Association Retention Incentive
The agreement ensures headquarters to remain in Amarillo for the next 10 years
Today, the Amarillo City Council approved a business retention incentive presented by the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (Amarillo EDC) to support the retention of the American Quarter Horse Association’s International Headquarters in Amarillo, Texas. This ratification follows the approval of the Amarillo EDC Board of Directors on May 18, 2021.
October 22, 2020
Meet the Guys Behind This Breast Milk Revolution
Hungry babies have an unexpected champion in this heroic firefighter and his brother-in-law.
Seated in a West-Texas coffee shop on a cold December day, Kyle Joy leans forward, smiles warmly, and begins to talk. His biceps bulge beneath his sweatshirt. The wad of Copenhagen tucked into his lip doesn't hinder his chatter. A passerby would be forgiven for thinking the big guy is recounting a Hail Mary during the latest Cowboys game. But they would be wrong. This firefighter is talking, with grace and intimacy, about breast milk.
September 17, 2020
Unplugged Amarillo: So Much More Than Meets The Eye
Amarillo is known for its vast open plains and gusty winds, but there's a lot more going on in Amarillo, Texas than one might suspect.
If you're not familiar with Amarillo, Texas you'd probably be surprised to know it's one of the most business-friendly cities in the country. And then you'd nod your head and move along.
August 20, 2020
Boost Your Networking Skills with These 7 Tips
Networking lets you put your best face forward. Put yourself out there and good things happen.
There are many paths to small business success, but every road has at least one thing in common: networking. You can't grow a company if people don't know who you are and what you do. Whether you're a networking novice or an experience hand shaker, you can always improve your business bonding skills. Here are seven ways to up your game.