GGEDC awarded TBIC FDI Re-Certification
25 Aug 2021
TBIC and Navigator Consulting announced GGEDC is among the first eight in the U.S. to receive the Foreign Direct Investment Qualified Community Certification – June 2019
[GALLUP, NM, August 2021] — GGEDC Executive Director Representative Patricia Lundstrom announced Trans-Atlantic Business Investment Council (TBIC) is awarding the Foreign Direct Investment Qualified Community Certification (FDI Certification) to Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation (GGEDC) with the purpose of promoting the Gallup-McKinley County market to foreign, specifically, European industries.
Trans-Atlantic Business Council seeks to connect European industrial enterprises with American communities in efforts to develop distant yet promising economies. According to GGEDC Deputy Director Michael Sage, “With the FDI community certification, TBIC will market Gallup-McKinley County to European manufacturing firms. The FDI community certification indicates that Gallup-McKinley County has the necessary education infrastructure, talent pool, community support and existing base of manufacturers to support new manufacturing.”
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