Converse Economic Development Corporation

Converse Economic Development Corporation The Converse EDC is a Type B Economic Development Corporation established in 2000 by a majority public vote. The Corporation is a nonprofit corporation, and is an industrial development corporation under the Development Corporation Act of 1979.
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The EDC is empowered to issue bonds, notes, and other forms of debt instruments on behalf of the City of Converse. The EDC was also sanctioned to acquire, maintain, lease, and sell property and interests on behalf of the City of Converse. To date, the EDC has worked diligently to fulfill it commitment in promoting economic development within the City to eliminate unemployment and under employment.

Mission: Our mission is to create and retain jobs and to promote capital investment in Converse, TX.

Operating as usual

09/04/2020

“The city of Converse is still going strong! We are proud to announce - Raquel Bonds Realtors has just opened their offices at 9150 FM 78 #1. Contact them for your professional real estate services at 210.451.0007.”
Thanks for your investment

CONVERSE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MESSAGE - September 2, 2020. As a precautionary measure all Converse City Parks will be cl...
09/03/2020

CONVERSE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MESSAGE - September 2, 2020. As a precautionary measure all Converse City Parks will be closed September 4th (Friday 5:00 p.m.) until Tuesday morning September 8th.

Small Business Dev. Center Presents: Tips to Strengthen Your Online Presence - Webinar via WebEx. on 9/2/20 from  10:30 ...
09/01/2020
Tips to Strengthen Your Online Presence - Webinar via WebEx

Small Business Dev. Center Presents: Tips to Strengthen Your Online Presence - Webinar via WebEx. on 9/2/20 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT). Registration Deadline: 9/1/20 4:00 PM (CDT). http://ow.ly/GQYE50BcbGD

Please Note: THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE OFFERED VIA WEBINAR. INFORMATION TO ACCESS THE WEBINAR VIA WEBEX WILL BE E-MAILED TO ALL REGISTRANTS PRIOR TO THE WEBINAR. THIS REMINDER E-MAIL WITH THE WEBINAR ACCESS DETAILS WILL BE SENT THE DAY BEFORE THE WEBINAR AFTER 4 PM. IF THE WEBINAR IS ON A MONDAY, THE E-

08/31/2020
Converse EDC's Annual Business Event Goes Virtual

"The Roller Coaster Ride of Owning a Business" with Keynote Speaker Julissa Carielo, President of Tejas Premier Building Contractor & Founder of the Maestro Entrepreneur Center sharing insights on preparing for the ups and downs of your business. The EDC will also recognize a veteran-owned business. Register & Attend for a chance to win a pair of Converse tennis shoes:
http://ow.ly/rmvq50B9M9C

08/27/2020
Bayseas Seafood Restaurant Post.mp4

Ready for some amazing seafood? Stop by Bayseas Restaurant located at 9207 Converse Business Lane. Show your Converse support and call them today 210.659.9445. #converseSupportsConverse #ShopConverseTX

Converse Fire Dept. Captain Anderson's Memorial Service -  Saturday (Aug. 29) at the Judson High School parking lot from...
08/26/2020

Converse Fire Dept. Captain Anderson's Memorial Service - Saturday (Aug. 29) at the Judson High School parking lot from 7AM-9AM (or until full). Details below.

*SHARE* - Captain Anderson Memorial Service information -
Judson High School parking lot will be open from 7AM-9AM (or until full) for this Saturday's (August 29, 2020) memorial service honoring Fire Captain Anderson who tragically lost his battle with COVID-19 on August 18, 2020. The roads will be closed to the public at 9AM.
Parking attendants will be on-site at the two main "outside" entrances (see map below). General public parking will park nearest the stadium, and Emergency vehicles will park closest to Converse fire station 2. Attendees are instructed to tune their radio station to 1630 AM or listen through several social media live-streaming options. A large stage and local audio will be present.

The procession will begin at 9:15AM and proceed from Converse Fire Station #2 leading into the main Judson High School entrance (with the roundabout indicated with the blue line on the image below). CFD Chaplain will open with a prayer and introduce several speakers.

The service is approximately 1.5-2 hours and will end with the same procession marching back to fire station 2, followed by all emergency vehicles in attendance. The procession will turn on Lady Rocket Way and enter fire station 2, ALL OTHER EMERGENCY VEHICLES are instructed to continue to Loop 1604 and return to their respective departments. Converse Police Officers will open the general public parking and general traffic control.

It is important that we honor our fallen Fire Captain, and still maintain best practices in preventing any potential spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask, practice social distancing, stay in your vehicle, plan ahead and maintain hydration.

Thank you once again for your support, prayers and patience during this difficult time. More information will be provided in the coming days, please remain safe.

Converse is growing! Thousands of new homes being built and new lifestyle amenities. We are a city that supports one ano...
08/26/2020

Converse is growing! Thousands of new homes being built and new lifestyle amenities. We are a city that supports one another and invests in our community. Please join us #ChooseConverse #WelcomeToConverseTX #WriteOurStory

Converse is growing! Thousands of new homes being built. We are a community that supports one another and invests in our...
08/25/2020

Converse is growing! Thousands of new homes being built. We are a community that supports one another and invests in our businesses. Please join us #ChooseConverse #WelcomeToConverseTX #WriteOurStory

08/25/2020

“The city of Converse is still going strong! We are proud to announce - Great Clips has just opened. They are located at 7215 N 1604 E #105 (Near Fischer's Market Shell). Show your support and call them today 210.236.7740.”
Thanks for your investment @Jeff Treviño

08/24/2020
City of Converse

Military Makeover with Montel (TV Show) has selected a Converse Veteran to honor with a home makeover. There is an opportunity to volunteer - Sign up via the City's original post to receive notification of final details on date and time. To find out more about this amazing program, visit: https://militarymakeover.tv/about-military-makeover-with-montel/

Military Makeover with Montel has selected a local veteran resident in Converse, TX. The show is hosted by Montel Williams – American Television Personality and military veteran, who served our country for 22 years in both the Marine Corps and the Navy.
Military Makeover with Montel is a national TV show airing on both Lifetime and the Armed Forces Network that enlist local designers, contractors, landscapers, and other home improvement professionals to help transform the homes and lives of military veterans across the country. Military Makeover with Montel is seeking volunteers to help them with the makeover of this deserving veteran here in Converse. If you are interested in signing up to volunteer please click this link:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050b4dadad2aa2f49-military4

The City of Converse is excited to host this amazing program that gives back to our military veterans. We also want to thank Montel Williams for supporting our military veterans!

Papa Dante's Restaurant is one of many Converse businesses highlighted this summer as must eats! What's for dinner tonig...
08/20/2020
KSAT 12 & KSAT.com

Papa Dante's Restaurant is one of many Converse businesses highlighted this summer as must eats!
What's for dinner tonight 🤔 #ConverseSupportsConverse

🍝 Meatballs, gooey pizza and HUGE Italian sandwiches!

David Elder takes you inside Papa Dante's Restaurant where they are celebrating 42 years serving delicious food for a new episode of Texas Eats >> https://bit.ly/2WDC7l8

The "Brand Your Vision Workshop" series is for business owners with a vision, who want a brand that connects and convert...
08/20/2020

The "Brand Your Vision Workshop" series is for business owners with a vision, who want a brand that connects and converts their fans, friends, followers, and frenemies into clients. Building the Foundation online class 09/09/20 -10-11 AM. Register here: http://ow.ly/ziTE50B1kGL

On behalf of the Converse EDC Staff and Board of Directors we send our sincerest condolences to Captain Anderson's famil...
08/19/2020

On behalf of the Converse EDC Staff and Board of Directors we send our sincerest condolences to Captain Anderson's family as well as our Converse Fire Department family. We are all saddened by this loss. Converse will honor his dedication to our community.

The City of Converse would like to express our deepest condolences to Capt. Anderson's family, friends, and loved ones. Our hearts are broken.

Please join the City of Converse in keeping all those who loved him in your hearts and thoughts during this difficult time.

#ConverseSupportsConverse - AC Plumbing Services (408 Toepperwein) has been serving Converse, TX & surrounding area for ...
08/17/2020

#ConverseSupportsConverse - AC Plumbing Services (408 Toepperwein) has been serving Converse, TX & surrounding area for over 20 years. #ShopLocal and support your small businesses. Call today for a Quote 210.637.1120. Offering #SeniorDiscounts and #MilitaryDiscounts

08/14/2020

#ConverseSupportsConverse
Have a safe and happy weekend and remember to wear your chucks and #shopConverseTX

08/12/2020
Mathnasium of Converse

Mathnasium of Converse is giving away a Laptop Computer!
Learn how to WIN below. Good Luck!

We know the uncertainty of how school will operate this fall is creating a lot of anxious times so WE WANT TO BE HERE for our community. We are giving away a Lenovo Chromebook AND the winner gets to choose one lucky teacher to receive a $50 Amazon gift card.
Here’s how to enter:
1. LIKE our Facebook or Instagram page
2. Type your school name (or your name if you aren’t affiliated with a school) in the comments section
3. Share this with as many people as you know (our goal is over 500 shares)
We will do a raffle on Facebook Live in two weeks. The winner must be able to pick up the laptop as it will not be shipped.
GOOD LUCK!

You will survive, from the UTSA SBDC. Check out their new Small Business Survival Guide. http://ow.ly/27Ig50ATF0i
08/12/2020

You will survive, from the UTSA SBDC. Check out their new Small Business Survival Guide. http://ow.ly/27Ig50ATF0i

Are you a female in the creative and tech industries? Check out the Sept 1 - 4 Women in Tech & Innovation Forum featurin...
08/11/2020
Women in Tech & Innovation Forum

Are you a female in the creative and tech industries? Check out the Sept 1 - 4 Women in Tech & Innovation Forum featuring “lunch and learn” panel discussions and presentations. For more info click here:
https://gov.texas.gov/film/page/women-in-tech

A series of panels designed for female leaders, entrepreneurs & creative tech professionals interested in professional development in Texas.

08/10/2020

#ConverseSupportsConverse - Lai Sinh Cuisine (9160 FM 78) has been serving Converse, TX & surrounding residents with amazing food for over six years. #ShopLocal and support your small businesses. Order today at: https://lai-sinh.square.site/

The Lunch Bus is EXTENDED! It will be in the Converse Public Library parking lot now through August 20th Mon-Thurs from ...
08/07/2020

The Lunch Bus is EXTENDED! It will be in the Converse Public Library parking lot now through August 20th Mon-Thurs from 11am – 12PM. Any Converse resident with a child can pick a lunch and breakfast for the next day.

#ConverseSupportsConverseCraving fresh roasted coffee?  @TagCoffeeCo1 Tag Coffee Co. is a locally owned small business i...
08/07/2020

#ConverseSupportsConverse
Craving fresh roasted coffee? @TagCoffeeCo1 Tag Coffee Co. is a locally owned small business in Converse, TX! Orders over 50$ receive FREE Shipping.

08/06/2020
Leos Tire Shop is now open in Converse, TX

Support a new Converse business. Great service & prices!!! Go check them out Leos Tire Shop at 111 Gibbs Sprawl Rd. #ConverseSupportsConverse #ChooseConverseTX

Small Business Boot Camp Opening Soon! Applications for the upcoming fall sessions are open.  Fall Business Boot Camp be...
08/05/2020

Small Business Boot Camp Opening Soon!
Applications for the upcoming fall sessions are open. Fall Business Boot Camp begins 09/03/2020. Register & learn more in link below.
http://ow.ly/ObFo50AMMwG

ATTENTION CONVERSE BUSINESSES - Converse Economic Development Corporation is releasing its COVID-19 Small Business Assis...
07/29/2020

ATTENTION CONVERSE BUSINESSES - Converse Economic Development Corporation is releasing its COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Grant. All applications must be received in person no later than August 4, 2020 by 5 pm.
See the guidelines to verify your eligibility http://ow.ly/JGHm50AE5zY
Application link to print and/or fill out form online - http://ow.ly/v6bx50AE5zT

Auto Auction 4 U serving #ConverseTX and the surrounding area with a great selection of vehicles to meet your transporta...
07/28/2020

Auto Auction 4 U serving #ConverseTX and the surrounding area with a great selection of vehicles to meet your transportation needs. Call today 210.566.2222. #ShopConverseTX #ConverseSupportsConverse

Address

110 Legion Dr W
Converse, TX
78109

VIA Bus Route 21 Kirby/Converse; Bus stop across the street

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(210) 659-9163

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The Converse EDC is here to help you succeed. We have a dedicated staff that can assist you with finding the right location for your business, to ribbon cuttings, data and demographics, other business resources and workforce needs. We are here for you every step of the way.

Our mission is to create and retain jobs and to promote capital investment in Converse, TX. Our vision is to enhance the image of Converse as a prosperous and inviting place to do business. CONTACT US TODAY.

The EDC is empowered to issue bonds, notes, and other forms of debt instruments on behalf of the City of Converse. The EDC was also sanctioned to acquire, maintain, lease, and sell property and interests on behalf of the City of Converse. To date, the EDC has worked diligently to fulfill its commitment in promoting economic development within the City to eliminate unemployment and under employment.

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Thanks Converse EDC for supporting local businesses like ours. Yesterday a client reached out to us elder lady that the water at her house doesn't shut off and is stipped. She looked at Edc magazine from April I believe and found us #pjphandyman. We were able to help her. We asked her how she found us and she gave me local magazine. Thanks for helping us help people and for also getting us work locally.
Thank for checking up on us. We appreciate yall's support
Is there anyone that makes posters or a banner locally for my handyman business. I need something for community event in 2 weeks. #pjphandyman
Great neighboring EDC!
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Call us today to schedule your child's pediatrician appointment! 210-405-5406. We can't wait to meet you!
Thanks for all those who made The Office of the Governor's Small Business Workshop a Great Success. #TxGovSmallBiz #ConverseEDC #AlamoWorkforce #AlamoAcademies #USDOL #EconDevUTSA #BensonDesign #MayorAlSuarez #MaranathaBibleChurch
Thanks for all those who made The Office of the Governor's Small Business Workshop a Great Success. #TxGovSmallBiz #ConverseEDC #AlamoWorkforce #AlamoAcademies #USDOL #EconDevUTSA #BensonDesign #MayorAlSuarez