The Business Plus Board of Directors invites you to attend our First Quarter Board Meeting and Community Lunch: Thursday, February 25th, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at Morey’s Steakhouse, 219 East 3rd North, Burley, Idaho. Speakers include Business Plus & SIEDO, Brian Hackett, Fabri-Kal and John Evans Jr., D.L. Evans Bank. This event is generously sponsored by: D.L. Evans Bank, Mr. Gas and Mr. Wash, and Packing Specialties, Inc. (PSI). READ MORE …
On behalf of Business Plus, I would like to thank our generous investors in supporting regional economic development in southern Idaho for 2015. Business Plus represents the private business sector support for the Southern Idaho Regional Economic Development Organization (SIEDO) in marketing our region. SIEDO is currently working on 13 projects across the region including business expansions and attractions, and is also focusing on talent recruitment to support the needs of area employers. READ MORE …
Southern Idaho Brings it All Together, Smallest Region in the U.S. Secures Federal Food Manufacturing Designation
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The Business Plus Board of Directors held its Annual Meeting on November 12, 2015. Area reports were given by Travis Rothweiler, Doug Manning and Jeff McCurdy, with Bill Carberry providing an update for the Magic Valley Regional Airport. Cindy Collins presented the real estate report and Carleen Herring informed attendees about the new U.S. Manufacturing Designation and some of its benefits. The highlight was Dale Ducommun’s update on Clif Bar with video of the building construction and its progress. READ MORE . . .
The Business Plus Board of Directors invites you to attend our Annual Board Meeting on Thursday, November 12th 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Elevation 486 – Sliger Auditorium, 195 River Vista Place, Twin Falls, Idaho. Southern Idaho Update: Business Plus & SIEDO Speakers: Travis Rothweiler, Twin Falls · Mike Williams, Jerome · Doug Manning, Burley · Bill Carberry, Magic Valley Regional Airport · Cindy Collins, Real Estate Report · Dale Ducommun, Clif Bar. READ MORE . . .
SIEDO has created an opportunity for businesses to link their employment page to SIEDO’s website under “Regional Employment Opportunities.” If you are interested, please contact Business Plus or SIEDO. READ MORE . . .
College of Southern Idaho’s Dr. Todd Schwarz recognized for his leadership supporting economic development in the region
Twins Falls, Idaho – October 9, 2015 – Southern Idaho was recognized this week with two awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization (SIEDO) received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development award, and Todd Schwarz, PhD, Executive Vice President/Chief Academic Officer, College of Southern Idaho, was awarded the Institutional Leadership Award for his lasting commitment to the field of economic development. READ MORE . . .
The Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization (SIEDO) held its 14th Annual Summit on September 10, 2015. The theme “Winning the Talent Attraction Game – Work Play Integration” began with a panel of 25-35 year olds explaining what they look for in an employer, followed by a panel of business leaders sharing what they are doing to recruit and retain employees. Governor Butch Otter and Commerce Director Jeff Sayer spoke during lunch echoing the need for Idaho to recruit talent. READ MORE . . .
The Business Plus Board of Directors held its Third Quarter Board Meeting and Community Lunch on August 6, 2015 at the Burley Inn Best Western. Business leaders and community members gathered to learn more about economic development in Southern Idaho and about Burley in particular. READ MORE . . .
The Business Plus Board of Directors invites you to attend our Quarterly Board Meeting and Community Lunch, Thursday, August 6th from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at the Burley Inn Best Western. Jeff McCray, McCain Foods and Doug Pasley, PCA Packaging Corporation of America will be our featured speakers. READ MORE . . .