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Grill Nation Show | KCADC Year in Review

by Lexi Ryan | Dec 22, 2020

Recently, members of the KCADC team and volunteer leadership joined Jason Grill on the Grill Nation Show to share a year-in-review for the region.


“I’m proud of how my team reimagined everything that we do this year - from interacting with our customers to pulling off a successful virtual Annual Meeting,” said Tim Cowden, president and CEO of the Kansas City Area Development Council.

In this podcast episode, you’ll hear success stories of attracting , 3,700 new jobs, $150M in new payroll and $1B in new investment in 2020 for the region, as well as lessons learned and proudest moments from 2020 as we look forward to 2021 and what is next for KC and KCADC. Read the full recap of 2020 here.

“The external recognition [of KCADC] from Development Counsellors International in 2-3 year survey of site consultants and corporate executives as No. 1 in the nation, is recognition for the tremendous way they go about their work and all of the great things they do,” said Dave Hall, executive vice chairman of the board at Hallmark and co-chair of the board at KCADC.

Listen to the podcast episode, or learn more about KCADC’s business attraction efforts.

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