The International Economic Development Council certifies Tijuana EDC’s CEO to Help Facilitate New Manufacturing Operations

Manufacturing companies and investors can rely on certified business facilitation services from the Tijuana EDC, as they move one step closer of becoming an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO).

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Today, we are working diligently to register the Tijuana EDC, we will be the second registered organization in Mexico and the first private one. Thanks to all our members for helping us make this happen. David Mayagoitia, Tijuana EDC, Chairman

Tijuana, Mexico (PRWEB) July 01, 2013

Flavio Olivieri, CEO of Tijuana EDC, recently achieved certification as an Accredited Economic Developer by the International Economic Development Council, which is the highest standard of excellence for those in the Economic Development profession.

This week, the IEDC congratulated in its website the seven new economic developers that have proven their commitment to growth and excellence in the field through achievement of the CEcD designation. These professionals successfully passed through a two-day process of rigorous exams where it was proven Flavio´s expertise on the field, and his abilities to increase productivity by effectively addressing the economic challenges faced by the sector today.

The key areas of experience on which candidates demonstrated great depth of knowledge and experience are:

  •     Business Retention and Expansion
  •     Strategic Planning
  •     Marketing/Attraction
  •     Technology-led Economic Development
  •     Real Estate Development and Reuse
  •     Economic Development Finance / Credit Analysis
  •     Workforce Development
  •     Neighborhood Development Strategies
  •     Management Economic Development Organizations
  •     Entrepreneurial and Small Business Development Strategies

“It is an honor being certified by IEDC. This recognition means that our corporation is in the right path, implementing innovative strategies to enhance our regional economy,” said Flavio Olivieri, Tijuana EDC’s CEO and recipient of the certification.

For Tijuana EDC this is one step more towards the AEDO (Accredited Economic Development Organization) certification by the International Economic Development Council targeted for October 2013, making it the first private non-profit corporation in Mexico to receive IEDC certification.

David Mayagoitia, Chairman of the Tijuana EDC commented “this certification is like a professional degree, it means that you are an expert at whatever you are being certified for and that your knowledge base has been professionalized. We now have a qualified expert leading the Tijuana EDC, congratulations to Flavio Olivieri our Executive Director who was certified two weeks ago. In him we have somebody who can represent our organization in any forum in the world! In Mexico there are only three certified professionals, Flavio is now one of them.”

About Tijuana EDC: Founded in 1989, the non-profit Tijuana Economic Development Corporation (DEITAC as it´s acronym in Spanish) has been dedicated to helping companies of all types take advantage of the benefits found in the Tijuana. With over 130 private-sector members from both sides of the border who are experts in areas like industrial development, construction, law, accounting, custom brokerage and logistics, maquiladora/shelter services and more, the Tijuana EDC can help your company map out a new path to profits and competitiveness.


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