National Economic Development Week 2022

Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016. To increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and improve communities' quality of life everywhere. 

Join the PCDC as we celebrate National Economic Development Week, and showcase the programs – and the people – who make our community stronger!

Follow us on social media to participate in the conversation and even highlight your own photos or story about the City of Pflugerville.

Monday, 5/9: What is Economic Development? 

Economic development is a critical component that drives economic growth in our economy, creating high-wage jobs and facilitating an improved quality of life.

The business development team at the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation works to attract, and retain jobs for Pflugerville. 

While the work of economic developers often falls under the radar, creating and sustaining jobs for a region is a critical component to a successful economy and community.

What does Economic Development mean to you?

Tuesday, 5/10: Workforce Partnerships and meet Crystal Connally

Business Retention and Workforce Development are one of the major pillars in economic development. Business Retention is an economic development strategy of proactively connecting with existing businesses to understand and respond to local business needs. Workforce Development means offering your employees training, development opportunities, and continuing education programs to maximize their job success and career pathway.

Take a look at the video and listen to why Business Retention and Workforce Development Director, Crystal Connally enjoys her role in economic development.

Wednesday, 5/11: PCDC Block Party

Join the PCDC as we host a Block Party!

Gelü Italian ice will be parked outside handing out gourmet italian ice. No registration is needed, and it's on US!

Stop by between 11:30am-1:30pm and celebrate Economic Development Week with us!

Amy Madison

Thursday, 5/12: PCDC Year In Review.

2020, a year many of us will never forget. At times it was scary, and we didn't know what to expect. But, with the bad, comes the good.  In 2020, despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, the City of Pflugerville has much to celebrate in terms of Economic success.

Take a look at the video and see why 2020 will definitely go down in PCDC history.

Friday, 5/13: Wrap UP!