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Targeted Industries

Eastern Idaho represents a strong and diverse economy - covering Southeast and East Idaho - under Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho (REDI). With two Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), the prospering cities of Pocatello and Idaho Falls, five thriving federal programs, a booming healthcare industry, unwavering agriculture, advanced manufacturing, and energy sectors, three four-year universities and a two-year college, Eastern Idaho understands what it takes to develop, expand and attract business.

Eastern Idaho is uniquely positioned to lead economic opportunities generated by both metros and a strong support cast of smaller communities. REDI identified target industry sectors to match the areas’ strengths and assets. They were chosen based on the opportunity for growth, workforce-ready labor, and connections to other industries based in Eastern Idaho, as well as inside and outside the state. 

Targeted sectors identified are:


These sectors provide anchors for the Region’s continued economic growth. 


This is Eastern Idaho!

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