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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.

March 30, 2015

WVEDC Board of Directors

The WVEDC Board of Directors will meet Monday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. the WV Manufacturers Association in Charleston.


April 27, 2015

WVEDC Board of Directors

The WVEDC Board of Directors will meet Monday,April 27 11:00 a.m. at the WV Manufacturers Association in Charleston.


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February 25 2015

2015 WVDO Export Event Calendar May 9-13 - Canadian Institute of Mining Expo - Montreal June 21-26 - Conference & Trade Mission, Central America - Guatemala June 21-26 - Trade Mission - Poland September 14-21 - Conference & Trade Mission - South Africa October 21-November 1 - Coal & Mining Expo - China November 1 - 6 - Trade Mission - Japan Contact Caitlin Ashley (304-957-2014, ) or Enybe Diaz (304-957-2018, ) for more information.


February 25 2015

The WVDO is pleased to announce the dates of our upcoming WV Trade Mission to Poland with opportunities in other Eastern European countries. This event will be held on June 22-26, 2015 and it will offer West Virginia companies the opportunity to have on-on-one pre-arranged meetings with potential customers in the participating countries. This trade mission will be heavily subsidized by the state of West Virginia and participating companies should expect: 1-    A customized agenda of pre-arranged meetings with potential customers in Poland with the option to choose between Hungary and Romania for more meetings. (Ask for opportunities in other countries of interest) 2-    Driver services: airport transfers and transportation to business meetings. 3-    Interpretation services 4-    Country briefings 5-    Networking events Participation fee *$500 *travel expenses not included Application Process: The first step to take is to submit an application for a market opportunity evaluation.  This first step is free and no commitment to travel is necessary. If market report comes back positive, we will then encourage you to confirm your participation and travel.  Application deadline: April 30, 2015 To get started or to request additional information, please email or call Enybe at (304)-957-2018.