Southern Idaho Development (SID) The mission of the Southern Idaho Development is to facilitate a healthy economy for the Mini-Cassia area by providing assistance to our existing economic base industries for growth and expansion. Southern Idaho Development will also provide assistance to emerging, new, and relocating industries that will create employment that will sustain our workforce and improve our quality of life and environment. The Southern Idaho Development is the separately funded economic development division of the Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce. With the long-term mission of creating jobs, encouraging investment in the community, and maintaining a balanced quality of life, the Southern Idaho Development is actively involved in the economic vitality of the Mini-Cassia area and the Magic Valley.
Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization (SIEDO)
SIEDO is a joint venture of public and private sectors in the cities of Twin Falls, Jerome, Gooding, Minidoka County and Cassia County (Mini-Cassia area) which was formed to help diversify and strengthen the local economy by retaining and attracting businesses to the Southern Idaho region. SIEDO works closely with each of these communities to promote economic development through expansion of existing businesses and to implement a focused consistent program to attract new businesses to the region.
Business Plus III
The vision of BPIII is to act as a private funding vehicle for regional economic development. BPIII will partner with SIEDO, local Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Councils and others. This proactive, cooperative and aggressive program will strive for regional business retention, expansion and recruitment, and will improve the economic performance and vitality of Southern Idaho. The new Southern Idaho region is defined as Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka and Twin Falls Counties. Representatives from Chambers of Commerce, SIEDO, local Economic Development Organizations, the College of Sothern Idaho, Cities, Counties and the Private Sector have agreed to collaborate in helping to build jobs, the tax base and wealth in the region.