February 15, 2018

Sidney Honored for Innovation in Marketing, Business Recruitment Efforts

For the third time in 10 years, the Nebraska Diplomats and the Department of Economic Development (DED) have recognized the City of Sidney (pop. 7,109) as an Economic Development Certified Community (EDCC). DED Business Development Consultant Brittany Hardin honored the city’s Economic Development Department during Sidney’s City Council meeting on Tuesday, February 13th.
January 26, 2018

How Nebraska Measured Up in 2017

In case you missed it, Nebraska was recognized as a great state by many news sources this past year.  It’s the small things that make a community, well, a community. And that’s just what you’ll find here. Nebraska was ranked the 5th happiest state in America in 2017. From low stress to top-tier education, Nebraska exemplifies what it means to live the good life.
January 24, 2018

Chadron Earns Continued Recognition for Industry Growth, Workforce Recruitment

For the second time in five years, the Nebraska Diplomats and the Department of Economic Development (DED) have recognized the City of Chadron (pop. 5,725) for earning certification as an Economic Development Certified Community (EDCC). This afternoon, DED Business Development Consultant Brittany Hardin honored local economic leaders during the Northwest Nebraska Development Corporation’s (NNDC) annual meeting.
January 16, 2018

Governor Ricketts: Nebraska’s Good Relationship With China Always Has Room To Grow

In a recent exclusive interview, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts offered his optimistic views on economic and trade cooperation between his state and China, as well as enhanced exchanges in agriculture, education and tourism. Last year, 36,000 people attended the Berkshire Hathaway annual event. One out of six of these people were business people from China. (This article originally appeared in China Daily USA on January 13th, 2018.)