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Governor Robert Bentley: Education, business alliance will boost Alabama economic development

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley  told state economic development officials that a strong alliance of the business and education communities is key to fostering economic development and alleviating poverty across the state. Bentley, speaking Tuesday at the Economic Development Association of Alabama’s...

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Economic developer Ted Clem joins Commerce project manager team

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Alabama Department of Commerce has added veteran economic developer Ted Clem as a senior project manager as the state agency targets more new jobs and investment. Clem has served as a recruiter in Alabama, Florida and Georgia in a career...

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Export Alabama Alliance plans 2014 trade missions to Asia, South America, Europe

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- With more than 95 percent of the world’s population and 80 percent of the world’s purchasing power outside the United States, future economic growth and jobs for Alabama and America increasingly depend on expanding  trade and investment opportunities in the global...

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Governor Robert Bentley details plans to accelerate job creation, support business

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – In his State of the State address tonight, Governor Robert Bentley highlighted efforts to attract additional investment to Alabama and new approaches to assist small business and create new pathways to careers for students. Governor Bentley told legislative leaders and top...

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Auburn mayor: BCS Championship Game exposure a lift for Alabama city

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PASADENA, California – Regardless of how the pigskin bounces in Monday night’s BCS Championship Game, Bill Ham Jr., the longtime mayor of Auburn, Ala., already knows one winner – the fast-growing Lee County city that aims to build on recent economic development successes. “The...

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Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson addresses 300 aviation suppliers at event in Germany

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HAMBURG, Germany -- Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson told aviation company executives at a conference today in Germany that the Alabama city is an ideal location for supplier operations tied to Airbus’ passenger jet production center, now under construction at Brookley Aeroplex. “I’m here today...

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Alabama leaders travel to Hamburg, Germany for Aviation Forum 2013

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Alabama Department of Commerce Assistant Director of Business Development Bob Smith and a delegation of Alabama leaders have traveled to Germany to attend Aviation Forum 2013, a conference in Hamburg that largely attracts aviation suppliers looking to work with aerospace giant...

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Nominations sought for Governor’s Trade Excellence Award 2014

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Applications are now being accepted for the 8th annual Governor’s Trade Excellence Award, presented by the Alabama Department of Commerce and the Alabama Export Trade Alliance. This prestigious program recognizes companies in Alabama that have excelled in selling their products or...

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Alabama team meets with top Toyota executives on Japan trade mission

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and top state economic development officials today met with high-ranking executives of Toyota at the global automaker’s headquarters as the Alabama team marked the second day of a trade mission to Japan. [caption id="attachment_6449" align="alignright" width="210"] Governor...

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