Alliance Blog & News

YCEA and Downtown Inc Strategic Affiliation FAQs

Click here to download the full FAQs The York County Economic Alliance and Downtown Inc proudly announce they have forged a strategic affiliation designed to bring greater prosperity to all of York County, including Downtown York. Both organizations have agreed to a strategic affiliation that will combine the resources of two of York County’s most … Continue reading YCEA and Downtown Inc Strategic Affiliation FAQs


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York County Economic Alliance Announces 2018 Spirit of YoCo Award Recipients

The York County Economic Alliance (YCEA) will celebrate the Spirit of YoCo Awards, presented by RKL LLP, on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. at the Wyndham Garden York. The awards breakfast, hosted by the YCEA Economics Club, honors York County leaders for their service to our community. A true celebration of those who … Continue reading York County Economic Alliance Announces 2018 Spirit of YoCo Award Recipients


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Announcing the First Ever YoCo Bloom Micro-Grant Award Recipients

This summer, a dynamic group of York County Economic Alliance interns were challenged to launch the first-ever YCEA micro-grant program. They designed, developed, and administered the “YoCo Bloom” program. The following interns were dedicated to the success of this initiative: Sara Rilatt, a sophomore at Bryn Mawr College; Dylan Warner, a junior at Elizabethtown College; … Continue reading Announcing the First Ever YoCo Bloom Micro-Grant Award Recipients


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Yorktowne Hotel: Artist Call for Proposals

The York County Industrial Development Authority has issued a call for proposals for arts-based projects with the Yorktowne Hotel.  Proposals are due by 5pm on September 28, 2018.  You can download the PDF application with how to submit your proposal HERE.. If you have any questions on the application please email Kim Hogeman (khogeman@yceapa.org) or … Continue reading Yorktowne Hotel: Artist Call for Proposals


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YCEA Seeks Fall Interns

The YCEA Fall internship application is now available here. Applications are due Friday, Aug. 10 and can be emailed to LGross@yceapa.org. Interns will have the opportunity to gain a firsthand experience working on Economic Development projects throughout York County, large and small scale event planning, organizational marketing efforts, and membership relations. The many facets of … Continue reading YCEA Seeks Fall Interns


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YCEA Launches YoCo Bloom Micro-Grant Program

York, PA – (June 20, 2018) – The York County Economic Alliance is proud to announce a new initiative – YoCo Bloom. This micro-grant program will award two $2,500 grants to small business members of YCEA in the YoCo community. The grants will act as a stepping stone for small businesses to create lasting change … Continue reading YCEA Launches YoCo Bloom Micro-Grant Program


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York County Industrial Development Authority Announces Brand Flag for Yorktowne

The historic Yorktowne Hotel inks deal to join Tapestry Collection by Hilton YORK, Pa. – (May 15, 2018) – The York County Industrial Development Authority (YCIDA), staffed by YCEA, is proud to announce the historic Yorktowne Hotel will be part of Tapestry Collection by Hilton. “This is a vital and impactful step in the new … Continue reading York County Industrial Development Authority Announces Brand Flag for Yorktowne


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The Yorktowne Continues to Give with York College Partnership

The York County Industrial Development Authority (YCIDA), staffed by YCEA, has partnered with the York College Hospitality Management program to involve students in working on an important project leading up to the Grand Opening of the new Yorktowne. Working in a supervised Independent Study Program, three students will participate in a very unique learning opportunity … Continue reading The Yorktowne Continues to Give with York College Partnership


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York County Industrial Development Authority Partners with Police Departments for Unique Opportunity

Nov. 28, 2017 The York County Industrial Development Authority (YCIDA), staffed by YCEA, recently partnered with the York City and York County Police Departments to make the Yorktowne Hotel available for training usage. “Part of the ongoing mission of the York County Quick Response Team is building community partnerships,” said John P. Hanuska, Patrol Sergeant … Continue reading York County Industrial Development Authority Partners with Police Departments for Unique Opportunity


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YCEA Announces SCORE Partnership

11.29.17 The York County Economic Alliance is proud to announce a new partnership with Susquehanna SCORE to strengthen small businesses in York County and beyond. “SCORE is a vital tool for small businesses and entrepreneurship,” said Kevin Schreiber, President and CEO of YCEA. “While SCORE was always part of our toolbelt of assistance for York … Continue reading YCEA Announces SCORE Partnership


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