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2019 LVEDC Annual Meeting

By Michael Keller on March 19, 2019

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/19/2019
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

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The 2019 LVEDC Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 19, at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks.

2018 marked yet another banner year for the Lehigh Valley. The economic output of Lehigh Valley reached its highest mark ever at $40 billion in GDP, and for the second consecutive year Lehigh Valley was ranked the top region of its size in the Northeast for development projects.

Companies and employees are taking notice of the economic assets of the Lehigh Valley and choosing to come, grow, and start here. Join us as we celebrate the economic success stories of 2018 and look ahead to new initiatives and projects for the coming year.

4:00 – 5:00: Networking & cocktail hour
5:00 – 6:15: Annual meeting (program begins promptly at 5 p.m.)
6:15 – 7:30: Networking, refreshments and hors d’oeuvres

Registration is now closed for the event. If you are an LVEDC investor and would still like to attend, please call 610-266-6775.

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$40.1 Billion

Gross Domestic Product

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11% of Labor Force
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$3.65 Billion

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$62,489

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345,260

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14% of the total community college degrees awarded in PA

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