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PMEDC and Partners Release Second Edition of Pocono Mountains Regional Economic Development Guide

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In July, the Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC), the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, and a coalition of our economic development partners in Carbon, Pike and Wayne counties released the 2016 edition of the Pocono Mountains Regional Economic Development Guide. The guide is a print and digital marketing program that promotes the region’s attributes and advantages for business investment and as a place to work and live.

Monroe County’s largest employer takes center stage in this edition, with a cover article looking at Tobyhanna Army Depot, which specializes in the fabrication of military hardware used by all four branches of the armed services. The rest of the issue focuses on the the region’s major industry sectors including advanced manufacturing and hospitality.

The publication also highlights the region’s advantages for entrepreneurial development and spotlights innovative companies such as Lyme-Aid, which has developed a kit to test whether a tick is carrying Lyme disease.

The print publication, whose targeted distribution includes site location professionals and executive decision-makers in key industry sectors, features dynamic photography, graphics and content that highlight the Pocono Mountains region’s diverse economy, proximity to major markets in New York and Philadelphia, and lifestyle advantages that help make it a magnet for highly skilled and educated talent.

A key feature of the Pocono Mountains region is its lifestyle amenities, including spectacular natural attractions, access to high-quality health care and a full range of arts, culture and entertainment.

The companion website BusinessClimate.com/pocono-mountains includes exclusive content such as additional photography and information on major employers in the region. A digital version of the magazine optimized for iPads, tablets and other mobile devices is also available on the site and includes tools to allow easy sharing of content.

Pocono Mountains Economic Development is published annually by Journal Communications and supported by business, industry, academic, economic development, tourism and other organizations in Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties.

BusinessClimate.com, a Journal Communications brand, is a national website that provides site location professionals, corporate real estate specialists professionals and business decision-makers with detailed information on the economies and quality of life in select communities and regions across the country.