The Allegheny Conference on Community Development works to stimulate economic growth and improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region. The Allegheny Conference relies upon the Regional Investors Council – leaders of more than 300 companies and organizations – to provide time, talent and resources to advance our Agenda.
January 28, 2014 - The bitter cold snap in January has done little to cool the interest in investing in our region. The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance wrapped up 2013 with 42 "wins," beating our goal of 40. These are the deals the PRA worked on directly. At our quarterly membership meeting in March, we'll share the results from our economic development partners…
Pittsburgh Business Times
Dennis Yablonsky, CEO, Allegheny Conference on Community Development
Energy and manufacturing, and the intersection between these two industries in our region, are on the verge of becoming a bigger part of Pittsburgh's global competitive advantage. The rich supply of shale gas is driving down the cost of energy, which is especially important for industries that are heavy energy users, like manufacturing.