Corridor To Begin Conducting BEST Of Iowa Interviews This Week

Mon 2-10-2020

(Spencer)-- The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation will begin its 2020 series of interviews in the BEST of Iowa Program, also known as “Business Expansion and Strategic Trends”.

The program is used to identify opportunities for growth, potential threats to retain jobs and any impediments that discourage local expansion.

Corridor staff, led by Business Retention and Workforce Partnership Coorinator Joanne Fallon will conduct interviews with major employers in manufacturing, ag and service-related businesses in the region. In 2019, 22 companies were interviewed in the four-county region. The corridor expects to conduct 30 or more interviews this year.

Officials say the information that's gathered is confidential.