Athens Economic Development Corporation has received state and international recognition through innovative solutions, resulting in business growth and development for the Athens community. Check out our most recent awards listed below: 

2018 Award of Excellence for Outstanding Single Community with a population under 20,000 
by Business Retention & Expansion International
Project: Freeport Tax Exemption

2018 BREI Impact Award 
by Business Retention & Expansion International
Project: Freeport Tax Exemption

2018 Merit Recognition Award for Workforce Excellence (population less than 15,000)
by Texas Economic Development Council
Project: Workforce Development

2017 Awarded Economic Excellence
by Texas Economic Development Council

2016 Awarded Economic Excellence
by Texas Economic Development Council

2016 Recipient of the Community Economic Development Award (population 5,001 to 15,000)
by Texas Economic Development Council

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