Who We Are

Bradenton Area EDC

Working as the bridge between the public and private sectors, the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development organization for the Bradenton Area’s nine communities located on the south side of Tampa Bay.

With a team of dynamic professionals and diverse volunteer leadership from the public and private sectors, the EDC collaborates with economic development partners throughout the Tampa Bay region. Additionally, the EDC’s multi-year strategy for bringing greater diversity to the Bradenton Area’s economy aligns the community’s assets with business sectors that already have a presence in Manatee County.

As the conduit between local/state government and business, learn more about the resources and services the EDC offers from the list below.

Our Staff

The EDC works to diversify the local economy by attracting and retaining high-wage jobs for area residents and connecting established businesses to the resources they need to succeed.

Our Board of Directors

From business owners to local government officials, from educators to business resource providers, the EDC’s leaders share a mutual commitment to creating a more diverse local economy now and for future generations.

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