The Lehigh Valley has been ranked the 2014 top-performing region for economic development in the Northeastern United States for metropolitan regions of similar size, according to Site Selection. It is one of only two regions of similar size in the country to make the list of Top 10 best-performing metropolitan areas for seven consecutive years. For this and other LVEDC news stories, click here.
Located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City, Lehigh Valley is the 68th largest metropolitan region in the United States, with a $34.3 billion GDP that is larger than that of 104 nations. Lehigh Valley is a two-county region in eastern Pennsylvania consisting of 62 distinct municipalities and three cities; Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton.
There are more than 15,000 businesses located within the beautiful Lehigh Valley, of all sizes and in virtually every industry, from global leaders to small start-ups. The region is the fastest growing and third most populous area in the state of Pennsylvania with a population of more than 650,000 residents.
Lehigh Valley was recognized by Site Selection Magazine’s as the best performing region of its size for economic development in the northeast in the United States in its prestigious Governor’s Cup Awards rankings for 2014. This marks the seventh consecutive year Lehigh Valley has been ranked in the Top 10, one of only two communities to accomplish this consistency.
If you’re interested in learning more about doing business here, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation is the best place to start. Call us today at (610) 266-6775.
August 4th, 2015 at 4:00 pm
Join Katie McGinty, Chief of Staff for PA Governor Tom Wolf, as she presents an update on the state’s budget and economic development initiatives. An open Q&A session will follow. Butlered hors d’oeurves, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served during the networking portion of the event. The Conversations & Cocktails series allows LVEDC investors a unique […]
October 22nd, 2015 at 8:30 am
The second bi-annual Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo will take place on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, This unique event provides small businesses the opportunity to network face-to-face with larger contacts throughout the Lehigh Valley. Registration- 8:30 – 9 a.m. Meet the Buyers – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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