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Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces December Meeting

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces December Meeting BOISE, Idaho (December 11, 2020) — The Idaho Economic Advisory Council meet on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm MST to review one Tax Reimbursement Incentive application. The meeting will be held in the East Conference room

Idaho Wild Rivers 2021 Grant Program Applications Open

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 Laurie.McConnell@tourism.idaho.gov  Idaho Commerce Opens Applications for the 2021 Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program BOISE, Idaho (November 16, 2020) — Idaho Commerce is accepting applications for the Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program for the 2021 grant cycle. Applications must be submitted via the Department’s online portal by 4:00

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Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces November Meeting

        MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces November Meeting   BOISE, Idaho (November 13, 2020) — The Idaho Economic Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. MST to review four Tax Reimbursement Incentive applications and two Community Development

Governor Little Seeks Applicants for Idaho Travel Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Governor Little Seeks Applicants for Idaho Travel Council BOISE, Idaho (November 10, 2020)—Governor Brad Little and the Idaho Department of Commerce are seeking applicants for the Idaho Travel Council. Council vacancies are open to residents of Region 5, which includes Bannock, Bingham, Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin,

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Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission Council Announces November Meeting

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 Matt.Borud@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission Council Announces November Meeting   Boise, Idaho— November 5, 2020— The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Council will meet via teleconference on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. MST. Idaho Commerce manages the IGEM commercialization grant

Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Presented to John May

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208-287-0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov   2020 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Presented to John May Boise, Idaho – Oct. 22, 2020 – John May was presented the 2020 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism during the virtual Idaho Conference

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Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces October Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces October Meeting   BOISE, Idaho (October 20, 2020) — The Idaho Economic Advisory Council will meet via teleconference on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm MT to discuss CDBG and RCIF updates, and to review 9 public park CDBG

IGEM Investment Subcommittee Announces October Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Investment Subcommittee Announces October Meeting   Boise, Idaho— October 19, 2020— The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Investment Subcommittee will meet via teleconference on Monday, October 26, 2020 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. MST. Idaho Commerce manages the Idaho

Idaho Travel Council Announces October Meeting 

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces October Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (October 16, 2020) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet virtually on October 23, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. via the Zoom meeting platform. The Council will hear Commerce and Tourism program updates including room tax collections

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Idaho Commerce Announces New Business Retention and Expansion Manager

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Commerce Announces New Business Retention and Expansion Manager   BOISE, Idaho—Tuesday, September 29, 2020—Idaho Commerce announced the hiring of Karen Appelgren as Business Retention and Expansion Manager. Ms. Appelgren began her new role on September 15, 2020. “Karen’s experience and accomplishments