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March 18, 2024
Registration Now Open! Join us for the 2024 Spring IDA Academy, April 18, at the Holiday Inn, Binghamton. The Spring 2024 IDA Academy will offer training sessions that include best practices, powers and tools available to IDAs, and public policy that impacts their authority and operation. We will also be offering a tour of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator and networking meet up hosted by The Agency, Broome County IDA | LDC for local and overnight attendees. The tentative agenda is now availablePlease contact Chelsea Palmer for sponsorship opportunities, and questions about registration.
Thank you to our IDA Academy Sponsors
In Memoriam: Steven DiMeo, President Mohawk Valley Edge
It is with heavy hearts that we express our most sincere condolences on the passing of Steven DiMeo, President of Mohawk Valley EDGE, our friend, colleague and the 2016 Developer of the Year winner and recipient of the 2021 Project of the Year for the work he did to attract Wolfspeed to the Mohawk Valley.

Steve was the guiding force behind EDGE, the Marcy Nanocenter, Griffiss Business and Technology Park, and the entire region’s economic trajectory for the past 30 years. He led with a tenacious commitment to the mission, constantly driving those privileged to work alongside him.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to Steven's wife, Diane, his family, friends, and colleagues at Mohawk Valley EDGE and during this difficult time. Steve has left a legacy that will impact generations of New Yorkers. We owe thanks to Steve for all that he did to elevate the economic development profession. He served with perseverance, passion and grace and will be missed by all.