To achieve economic prosperity in today's world, you need the effective meshing of business and community assets. In the new economy, a region will move ahead only through the effective partnering of private and public interests. Indeed, economic success and community enrichment go hand in hand. The private sector needs community services, support, an educated workforce and a superior business climate in order to grow and prosper. Communities need the jobs and tax base that can only be provided through a healthy business sector.
Both need a vehicle to help forge new partnerships and provide skilled professionals with the ability to creatively package public and private resources for mutual advantage. You'll find this unique combination at Eastern Maine Development Corporation.
For entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and community officials, EMDC is the right place to start - for creating a business, growing a company, building community assets, and for making a difference.
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