Mid Columbia Economic Development District strives to promote the creation of family-wage jobs, the diversification of the economic base, and the growth, development and retention of business and industry in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Klickitat and Skamania Counties
MCEDD is organized as a government non-profit in Oregon as an ORS-190 and in Washington through RCW 39.34.010.
September 23, 2020 – MCEDD, in partnership with the Columbia Gorge Community College Small Business Development Center, Sherman County, and The Dalles Area, Condon, Hood River County and Maupin Area Chambers , is hosting a series of business resiliency training sessions through May 2021. Funding support is provided by Business Oregon’s Rural Opportunity Initiative program and USDA RD Rural Business Development Grant program. All events will be online, free, and open to all participants, regardless of where your business is located. The first session, Digital Marketing Strategies, will be on September 28, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. In this session, participants will learn ways to reach their audience by strengthening their online presence and online communications with SEO, email campaigns, social media, and PPC ads. Click here for details on all of the sessions, the schedule and to register.