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Office Space Available in Bridgeworks Flex Space

Office Space For Rent: Suite 104 J – Office Space 114 sq. ft $310/month or $3,720/year Utilities included – A/C, heat and electricity Office desk and white board included   Rental includes access to:  Free High speed wireless…

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Now Hiring: Facilities Technician

NOW HIRING: Facilities Technician   About Allentown Economic Development Corporation: Founded in 1979, Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that champions manufacturing…

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Release of the 2020-2021 Annual Report

The final six months of 2020 and the first half of 2021 were another challenging 12-month period for the world. As we get ready to turn the page on 2021 and enter into a new calendar year, it’s our pleasure to highlight the progress…

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Supply Chain Chaos Exacerbates an Already-Challenging Environment for Allentown Manufacturers

ColdEdge Technologies originally set up operations as an incubation client of the Bridgeworks program in 2008. Soon after, they began exporting products, and the manufacturer has dealt with headaches due to shipping, tracking, and…

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Tenants of Bridgeworks: Lori Novak, Business Development Rep for ElectroCell Systems

When a company needs to increase brand recognition and sales, they hire a Business Development representative. And when that rep needs to find the best remote office location in the Lehigh Valley, they set up in the Bridgeworks Coworking…

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Mayor-elect Matt Tuerk selects AEDC’s Scott Unger as a member of Transition Team

It’s been said that a wise man knows that there’s something to be learned from everyone. Mayor-elect Matt Tuerk is applying that philosophy as he counts down the days until taking office. Tuerk is on a mission to gain as much…

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SPARK Program provides technical assistance grants for Allentown businesses

Help is available for small businesses! Technical assistance is available for Allentown small businesses. Our partners at the City of Allentown have teamed up with Lehigh University’s Small Business Development Center to provide…

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Tenants of Bridgeworks: Karen Ramsey, Architect

Architect and sole proprietor Karen Ramsey recently moved into the Bridgeworks Flex Office space. There, she’s found the ideal setting to apply her grandmother’s “old fashioned” but profound advice:…

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Press Release: HiJinx Brewing Company Knows How to Throw a Party

PRESS RELEASE HiJinx Brewing Company Knows How to Throw a Party Allentown Brewer Marks its 10th Anniversary with 11 Days of Events and “Decade of Debauchery” Celebration   ALLENTOWN, PA. —HiJinx Brewing Company will recognize its…

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More Funding for Minority Entrepreneurs

You’re an entrepreneur interested in getting a business loan. That shouldn’t be a problem, right?   That is unless you’re African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, or of any other minority status… Findings from a report by the…

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Beers Through the Years: HiJinx Brewing Celebrates a “Decade of Debauchery”

Rich. Malty. Complex. Hints of coffee, dried fruit, and dark chocolate… that’s HiJinx Brewing Company’s Steal Your Face Stout- an imperial stout that earned the brewery a stack of accolades.   Steal Your Face Stout…

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Meet AEDC’s Newest Board Member: David Quier

Allentown Economic Development Corporation is pleased to welcome Mr. David Quier as the newest member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Quier will be joining the 15-member governing body, along with seven ex officio members, all of whom meet…

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Now Hiring: Facilities Maintenance Technician

NOW HIRING: Facilities Maintenance Technician About Allentown Economic Development Corporation: Founded in 1979, Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that champions…

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Press Release: Minority-Owned Businesses Receive Support from AEDC through PPL Sustaining Grant Award

PRESS RELEASE Minority-Owned Businesses Receive Support from AEDC through PPL Sustaining Grant Award  AEDC awarded $2,500 from PPL to further diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts throughout the Lehigh Valley   David Dunn &…

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How to Organize your Financial Documents for a Business Loan

You’re an early, middle, or even late-stage entrepreneur, and you’re looking to take the next step in your business. You know you need a loan to see your business grow – by hiring employees, purchasing and/or renovating a building,…

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