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The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is calling for volunteers with a range of business experience to become Business Mentors and share their insights, expertise, knowledge and ways of thinking…

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Manawatu Economic Update

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It has been another strong quarter for Palmerston North and Manawatu, from retail spending through to the growth of the regional economy. Among reports of falling national business confidence, that…

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Congratulations to our Palmerston North City i-SITE team who have been
awarded the Customer Feedback Award at the 2018 i-SITE conference! Drop by to say hi & if you need any expertise on the city or region, or help with group bookings, they're the team.

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What an incredible turnout for the International Student Mayoral Welcome last week! Hope all the students who attended enjoyed meeting our Palmerston North Mayor, @GrantSmithMayor & the chance to learn more about our city! ✌️📸😁@NZEducationID @asianewzealand @PNCityCouncil

Welcome to Palmerston North, @delivereasynz! Who's hungry? https://t.co/mDdzlrp6k4

Insightful business feature on #PalmerstonNorth and #Manawatu: 'It feels like the city has your back. People are cheering you on, willing you to succeed, and taking pride in your wins...Palmy is the perfect “test setting”.' https://t.co/0S1np1BIcA @TheSpinoffTV

The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) exists to drive and facilitate the creation and growth of economic wealth in Manawatu and beyond.

3,000 international students strong

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About 3,000 international students from around the world make Manawatu their home each year. From primary and intermediate through to secondary and tertiary level education, our region is a vibrant hub for international education.

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Bring your conference here!

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CEDA can provide you with FREE support and advice to bring your conference to our region including bid applications, event planning and venue hire.

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