Northland Legislative Luncheon

PCEDC Staff News

On Tuesday, May 21, the Platte County Economic Development Council in partnership with the Northland Regional Chamber and Clay County Economic Development Council, held the annual Northland Joint Luncheon at the Embassy Suites KCI. Sponsored by George K. Baum, the luncheon featured a panel of northland legislators and included: Senator Lauren Arthur, District 17 Senator Dan Hegeman, District 12 Senator …

Insights on Insight Missouri

PCEDC Staff News

With our partners from the City of Riverside and the Kansas City Aviation Department, the Platte County Economic Development Council was a sponsor of Insight Missouri which is a marketing event coordinated by the Missouri Partnership and Missouri Economic Development Council and Missouri Department of Economic Development. The purpose of the event is to learn from and connect with site selection …

The Business of Cannabis

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County Economic Development Council participated in a webinar hosted by our national association – IEDC. The speakers included an attorney from Husch/Blackwell-Denver, City of Sacramento and the City of Calgary. At our E.D. Pros lunch last week, we had great discussion about the Cannabis Economy and we talked about the IEDC presentations. Most of your Platte County economic …

Build KCI – Groundbreaking Celebration Attracts Hundreds

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County Economic Development Council celebrated the long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony to build a new single terminal at the Kansas City International Airport with the Kansas City Aviation Department, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, major airlines, developer Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate, Clark | Weitz | Clarkson (CWC), elected officials, Platte County and metro community leaders and partners, the …

PCEDC’s Quarterly Luncheon: How Do We Make Missouri The Best?

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County Economic Development Council held its first Quarterly Member Luncheon on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa. Sponsored by Citizens Savings & Loan, the luncheon featured a panel from the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) who provided insight on how they plan to make Missouri the Best in Midwest. PCEDC Chairman, Dale …

Platte County Labor Availability Assessment

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County EDC engaged the Docking Institute of Public Affairs to provide a labor study report to assess the available labor pool within the Platte County Labor Basin. The Docking Institute conducted research and 1,090 phone surveys within the labor basin to complete the assessment. We are excited to share the findings with you. A special thank you to …

2018 Annual Business Excellence Awards Luncheon

Molly Ramirez News

The Platte County Economic Development Council celebrated its 28th Annual Business Excellence Luncheon on Friday, December 7th at the Embassy Suites KCI. The main event sponsor was the Kansas City Aviation Department, Bank of Weston sponsored a gift item to all guests, Five Star Lifestyles was the award sponsor, Platte Valley Bank sponsored the event program, Zona Rosa was the …

Welcome, Molly!

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County EDC is proud to announce its’ newest staff member.  Molly Ramirez has joined the PCEDC team in the Marketing/PR position.  She started on December 3rd.  To read more about Molly and her contact info, please click here.

PCEDC 2018 Business Excellence Award Luncheon

Stephanie Deppen News

Please join the Platte County Economic Development Council as we recognize businesses that have made a significant impact on Platte County through the development of jobs and economic growth. When:  Friday, December 7, 2018 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Where:  Embassy Suites KCI 7640 NW Tiffany Springs Pkwy Kansas City, MO 64153 Sponsored by: RSVP HERE!

Platte County Students participate in National Manufacturing Day

Stephanie Deppen News

Park Hill and Platte County R-3 students participated in National Manufacturing Day activities. Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufactures and takes place the first Friday in October. MFG DAY addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufactures an opportunity to open their doors and show what manufacturing is. Approximately 140 …