Events

  • Mar27

    2019 State of Northampton County with County Executive Lamont McClure

    Save the date for the 2019 State of Northampton County address with County Executive Lamont McClure. The event will be held as a breakfast and address on Wednesday, March 27, in the Grand Ballroom at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem.Registration is free and open to the public. Please register via the form below or call 610-266-6775.Presenting s [...]

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  • Apr24

    Legislative Update with Congresswoman Susan Wild

    LVEDC is proud to host a legislative update with Congresswoman Susan Wild, representing Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 24 from 4:30 - 6:30 at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. More information to be announced shortly.Agenda: 4:30 - 5 p.m. - Registration 5 - 5:30 - Legis [...]

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Lehigh ValleyQuick Facts

By the Numbers
$40.1 Billion

Gross Domestic Product

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City Center Lehigh Valley
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11% of Labor Force
Employed in Manufacturing

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$3.65 Billion

Exports

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Air Products
By the Numbers
$62,489

Median Household Income

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PPL Electric Utilities
By the Numbers
26,000

New Jobs Created Over Past 5 Years

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National Penn
By the Numbers
669,899

Population

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Olympus
By the Numbers
345,260

Labor Force

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Lutron Electronics
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26.1% of Labor Force
Employed in "Eds & Meds" sectors

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5,073

Technology Patents

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Mack Trucks
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UGI
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NFI
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14% of the total community college degrees awarded in PA

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$7.4 Billion

Manufacturing Contribution to GDP

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BB&T
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69th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. by population

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Seedcopa
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10,328 degrees awarded by colleges and universities

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Fuling
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81,000 employed in "Eds & Meds" sectors

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26.97%

Population between ages 18 and 34

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