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Website for Economic Development Partners Redesigned, Relaunched







The Governor’s Office of Economic Development recently redesigned and relaunched its partner site, www.sdreadytopartner.com, providing its partners in economic development a much more streamlined, user-friendly experience.

“We have had this site in existence for several years now, but it was not being utilized to its full potential,” said GOED Commissioner Scott Stern.  “Our new site puts the tools our economic development partners need in and easy-to-find format with just a click or two.”

On the site, economic development professionals in South Dakota can find the information they need to list a property in their community on GOED’s recruitment site, submit an RFI, view a webinar, or certify a site in their community under the South Dakota Certified Ready Sites program.

There is also a resource library with documents and links to resources that will assist economic developers in preparing their communities for development.

“The site really is full of useful, relevant information,” said Stern. “It is my hope that this information will be used to educate practitioners and their boards, as well as a way for them to stay abreast of the latest opportunities the GOED has to offer.”

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This is a publication of the Governor's Office of Economic Development. Commissioner-Scott Stern; Deputy Commissioner-Aaron Scheibe; Marketing and Public Relations Director-Mary Lehecka Nelson; Editor and Designer-Jennifer Lambley. © Copyright 2018