Allentown Economic Development Corporation
2015-05-26 11.21.11

PRESS RELEASE: Congressman Charlie Dent Visits Four Allentown Startup Manufacturers

Bridgeworks Enterprise Center Welcomes Congressman Charlie Dent Allentown, Pennsylvania – The Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) hosted Congressman Charlie Dent (PA-15) on Tuesday, May 26th as he visited four early-stage manufacturing companies at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, the small business incubator located on Allentown’s south side. Congressman Dent, working with the Lehigh University Small Business Development […]

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Rise from the Ashes Story of Allentown Incubator Takes Best in Show

AEDC Shares its Expertise at NBIA’s Annual Conference in Denver Denver, Colorado – Anthony Durante, Program Manager for Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), shared its story of how the organization rebuilt its business incubation program from the ground up with a group of over 50 professionals at the National Business Incubation Association’s (NBIA) Annual Conference […]

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Colony Mazer Cup

Colony Meadery Comes Up Big at Mazer Cup

Allentown’s Colony Meadery Wins Five Medals at Nation’s Largest Mead Competition Boulder, Colorado –In their first year competing on their industry’s biggest stage, The Colony Meadery took home five medals, becoming one of only three meaderies to garner that many. The Allentown meadery took home medals for: Pikwant Field strawberry-kiwi mead – Bronze in dry […]

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Dinosaurs Hatching From Allentown Business Incubator

Bridgeworks Enterprise Center aids Architrep with KitRex growth Allentown, Pennsylvania – “Dinosaurs invade Allentown!” It may sound like the next movie in the Jurassic Park franchise, but rest assured that it is much less scary than what Hollywood might come up with. In fact, these friendly-looking dinosaurs come in a variety of colors and are […]

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County Seat Spirits

County Seat Brings Good Spirits To Bridgeworks Enterprise Center

The team at Bridgeworks Enterprise Center is in good spirits these days. Literally. After two years of planning, permitting, design and construction, County Seat Spirits opened earlier this month to provide visitors and at local restaurants with products now being produced at the 1,000-square-foot distillery, which includes a tasting room. County Seat joins The Colony […]

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PRESS RELEASE: LightLab International to Brighten Allentown’s Startup Scene

AEDC Business Incubation Program Welcomes Back Its First Entrepreneur Allentown, Pennsylvania – The Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), following its December 18th Board of Directors meeting, announced that LightLab International Allentown will join the business incubation program, housed at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, in early 2015. LightLab International Allentown founders Mike Grather and Tracy Silvert […]

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Oct Newsletter

SBA Prize Helps Bridgeworks Focus On Early Stage Technology Companies

Armed with a $50,000 prize from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Allentown Economic Development Corp. is making changes at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center aimed at attracting new and early stage tech companies that could ultimately make use of the building’s available manufacturing space. The Growth Accelerator Fund award, announced Sept. 4, is one of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Allentown Meadery Continues to Rack Up Accolades

The Colony Meadery Wins Three Medals at Prestigious Michigan Mead Cup Allentown, Pennsylvania – Over the weekend, The Colony Meadery took home three of the nine medals awarded in one of mead’s more competitive contests, the Michigan Mead Cup. The Allentown meadery took home medals for: 2nd Place in Traditional Meads for their Straight, No […]

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