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Why Cumberland Valley PA?

  • • Ranked the #1 County to Live

  • • Fastest Growing County in PA

  • • High Quality of Life

  • • Skilled & Trained Workforce

  • • Within 3 hours of DC, Baltimore, NYC, Philly & Pittsburgh

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  • RACP Funding Window is Open – CAEDC Can Assist with Application Process

    The Governor’s Office opened a new window for RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program) projects on Friday, December 8, 2023, with applications due by Friday, January 12, 2024. What is the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP)? The RACP is a Commonwealth grant program …

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    The Benefits of Apprenticeships for Employers and Employees

    An apprenticeship is a cost-effective way for organizations to grow talent without spending money on new hires. While apprenticeships have associated costs, they lower long-term recruitment and training costs by giving employers access to a pool of talent within the organization. They …

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    CAEDC Launches Destination Sales Grant, Aiming to Increase Overnight Stays and Visitation in Cumberland County

    Mechanicsburg, Pa – The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) through its destination marketing arm, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, is announcing a new Destination Sales Grant, opening November 15, 2023. The Destination Sales Grant's purpose is to attract quality events …

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    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

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    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • RACP Funding Window is Open – CAEDC Can Assist with Application Process

    The Governor’s Office opened a new window for RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program) projects on Friday, December 8, 2023, with applications due by Friday, January 12, 2024. What is the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP)? The RACP is a Commonwealth grant program …

    Read Full Story

    The Benefits of Apprenticeships for Employers and Employees

    An apprenticeship is a cost-effective way for organizations to grow talent without spending money on new hires. While apprenticeships have associated costs, they lower long-term recruitment and training costs by giving employers access to a pool of talent within the organization. They …

    Read Full Story

    CAEDC Launches Destination Sales Grant, Aiming to Increase Overnight Stays and Visitation in Cumberland County

    Mechanicsburg, Pa – The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) through its destination marketing arm, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, is announcing a new Destination Sales Grant, opening November 15, 2023. The Destination Sales Grant's purpose is to attract quality events …

    Read Full Story
  • Used for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

    www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
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    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • How Small Businesses Stay Competitive in a Digital Age 

    Nearly 90% of small business owners cite technology as a leading factor for surviving and thriving in challenging conditions — and that goes for new, existing and aspiring owners. Embracing the digital age and technology for small businesses empowers you to: Set …

    Read Full Story

    Revealing the Hidden Gems of a Thriving Business Landscape in Cumberland Valley: Universal Media

    Nestled within Cumberland Valley lies a treasure trove of thriving businesses, spanning diverse industries such as transportation, healthcare, food processing. This vibrant tapestry of economic activity provides the fertile ground upon which numerous value-added professional services have flourished, including financing, …

    Read Full Story

    How to Support Economic Development in Your Community

    Supporting economic development in your community is an effective way to increase the quality of life and foster creativity and growth. It gives hope, establishes avenues for exponential expansion and creates jobs. If you want to do your part to boost …

    Read Full Story
  • Used for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

    www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
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    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • RACP Funding Window is Open – CAEDC Can Assist with Application Process

    The Governor’s Office opened a new window for RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program) projects on Friday, December 8, 2023, with applications due by Friday, January 12, 2024. What is the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP)? The RACP is a Commonwealth grant program …

    Read Full Story

    CAEDC Launches Destination Sales Grant, Aiming to Increase Overnight Stays and Visitation in Cumberland County

    Mechanicsburg, Pa – The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) through its destination marketing arm, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, is announcing a new Destination Sales Grant, opening November 15, 2023. The Destination Sales Grant's purpose is to attract quality events …

    Read Full Story

    CAEDC Launches Two Tourism Grants

    Carlisle, Pa – The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) through its destination marketing arm, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, is announcing the return of tourism-focused grants. The returning Tourism Product Development Grant and a new grant, the Tourism Recovery …

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  • Used for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

    www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
    ... See MoreSee Less

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • Cumberland County’s Strong Economy Supported by Military Installations & Federal Spending

    Nestled in the heart of southcentral Pennsylvania, Cumberland County is known for its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and thriving communities. Ranked as the fastest-growing county in the Commonwealth, Cumberland County’s dynamic economy is supported by the presence of its military …

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    The Military’s Importance to the Cumberland Valley

    The Cumberland Valley is well known for its scenic wonders and historic streets — streets that paved the way for America’s earliest won battles. The resolve and impact of the U.S. military in the Valley have only strengthened since the …

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  • Used for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

    www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
    ... See MoreSee Less

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • Former Lemoyne Middle School Redevelopment Project to Move Forward

    CUMBERLAND VALLEY, PA (September 30, 2019) - The Real Estate Collaborative, LLC (REC) is pleased to announce the next phase in the redevelopment of the former Lemoyne Middle School. REC has entered into an agreement with Mowery to purchase the property …

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    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

    www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
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    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • How Small Businesses Stay Competitive in a Digital Age 

    Nearly 90% of small business owners cite technology as a leading factor for surviving and thriving in challenging conditions — and that goes for new, existing and aspiring owners. Embracing the digital age and technology for small businesses empowers you to: Set …

    Read Full Story

    How to Support Economic Development in Your Community

    Supporting economic development in your community is an effective way to increase the quality of life and foster creativity and growth. It gives hope, establishes avenues for exponential expansion and creates jobs. If you want to do your part to boost …

    Read Full Story

    How to Set Up a Legal Business in PA

    Starting a business from scratch can be complex, so it's crucial to have the correct information to guide you. To understand the requirements to start a business in PA, you must decide what kind of business or legal structure you …

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    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

    www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
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    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • CAEDC Launches Destination Sales Grant, Aiming to Increase Overnight Stays and Visitation in Cumberland County

    Mechanicsburg, Pa – The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) through its destination marketing arm, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, is announcing a new Destination Sales Grant, opening November 15, 2023. The Destination Sales Grant's purpose is to attract quality events …

    Read Full Story

    Cumberland County’s Strong Economy Supported by Military Installations & Federal Spending

    Nestled in the heart of southcentral Pennsylvania, Cumberland County is known for its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and thriving communities. Ranked as the fastest-growing county in the Commonwealth, Cumberland County’s dynamic economy is supported by the presence of its military …

    Read Full Story

    CAEDC’s Strategy for Increased Hotel Tax Revenue

    The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) and its tourism arm, Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, is proposing an adjustment to the county’s hotel occupancy tax from the present 3% to the allowable 5%. Funds raised from this incremental tax increase …

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  • Used for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

    www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
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    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • The Benefits of Apprenticeships for Employers and Employees

    An apprenticeship is a cost-effective way for organizations to grow talent without spending money on new hires. While apprenticeships have associated costs, they lower long-term recruitment and training costs by giving employers access to a pool of talent within the organization. They …

    Read Full Story

    Cumberland County’s Strong Economy Supported by Military Installations & Federal Spending

    Nestled in the heart of southcentral Pennsylvania, Cumberland County is known for its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and thriving communities. Ranked as the fastest-growing county in the Commonwealth, Cumberland County’s dynamic economy is supported by the presence of its military …

    Read Full Story

    Revealing the Hidden Gems of a Thriving Business Landscape in Cumberland Valley: Universal Media

    Nestled within Cumberland Valley lies a treasure trove of thriving businesses, spanning diverse industries such as transportation, healthcare, food processing. This vibrant tapestry of economic activity provides the fertile ground upon which numerous value-added professional services have flourished, including financing, …

    Read Full Story
  • Used for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24 ... See MoreSee Less

    🎉 It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and we’re highlighting travel’s essential impact on our economy & countless communities across the country: 📈 $2.8T Economic Footprint 💵 $1.3T in Travel Spending 💼 15M Jobs & 2.5% of U.S. GDP #NTTW24

    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

    www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
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    Join CAEDC as Relic shares the results of a consumer perception study conducted for Cumberland Valley. A media panel will also share the importance of telling your story and the best way to leverage public relations for your business. Click the link below to register.

www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-tourism-annual-meeting-tickets-891652425407?aff=oddtdtcreator
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