Welcome to WVEDC.org


The West Virginia Economic Development Council was created to bring the various economic development professionals and organizations from around the state together to share and collaborate on common programs and issues. WVEDC promotes activities to retain and expand current business and industry in West Virginia and to attract new business and industry to West Virginia. WVEDC is the only professional organization in the State with the sole functions of promoting economic development and serving economic development professionals across West Virginia. Please browse our site to find out more about our commitment to the communities, businesses, and economy of West Virginia. Thank you, and enjoy your visit.

October 24, 2016

WVEDC Board of Directors Meeting

The WVEDC Board of Directors will meet at 11:00 a.m. at the offices of Spilman, Thomas and Battle in Charleston.


November 28, 2016

WVEDC Board of Directors Meeting

The WVEDC Board of Directors will meet at 11:00 a.m. at the offices of Spilman, Thomas and Battle in Charleston.


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February 20 2017

Hello WVEDC members and guests, please remember to contact your local legislators and invite them to the legislative reception next Monday February 28 from 5 – 7 p.m.  Dennis Burnside, site selection consultant with Juniper CRE is scheduled to attend.  This would be a good opportunity for members to talk to him one-to-one.


February 16 2017

The WV Annual Transportation Report was released this month.  It can be found here:  http://tripnet.org/docs/WV_Transportation_by_the_Numbers_TRIP_Report_February_2017.pdf


February 15 2017

The MBA Summit, “Re-Inventing West Virginia: Respecting the Heritage and Realizing the Future”, will discuss and analyze ways to overcome traditional challenges to the State in order to position and brand West Virginia as a State that is attractive, beautiful and successful. Four one-hour long forums will be held. Education and Technology’s Role in Re-Inventing WV Energy’s Role in Re-Inventing WV Marketing’s Role in Re-Inventing WV Tourism’s role in Re-Inventing WV Registration for this event is required. It includes admission to the Summit discussions and keynote speeches as well as breakfast and lunch. The cost is $39 per attendee. Continuing Education Credits are available through the MBA Summit for an additional fee. For more information, please contact Karen Rice at . Click here to register: http://www.shepherd.edu/mba-summit/registration


February 15 2017

For more information on USDA programs, click here:  https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-business-development-grants