Haldimand County Economic Development and Tourism Division Recognized Nationally for Marketing Excellence

Haldimand County Economic Development and Tourism Division was presented with a 2016 Marketing Canada Award from the Economic Developers Association of Canada in Saskatoon on October 25th.

 

The Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) is Canada’s national association of over 1,000 economic development professionals, representing every province and territory across Canada. The Association recognizes that marketing a community is an integral part of economic development. The Economic Developers Association of Canada’s Marketing Canada Awards acknowledge and celebrate communities who excel in marketing. Submissions of promotional and marketing material produced by large and small municipalities across the country are entered into this prestigious competition.

 

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Elgin County Promotional Campaign Recognized Internationally

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) presented Elgin County Economic Development with a Silver Award in the New Media category for its 2015 “Where in Elgin?” Facebook Video Contest. The award was presented at the IEDC annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio on September 27, 2016. This is the 8th time that Elgin County has received international recognition from IEDC.

 

“It is a tremendous honour for Elgin County to once again be recognized as one of the world’s best economic development programs,” said Elgin County Warden Bernie Wiehle. “The County has been able to successfully tap into the power of social media, using it to generate interest in our local tourism assets and raise the profile of businesses in our community.”

 

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Middlesex County launches 2016 Invest in Middlesex County video series

Middlesex County is proud to release their latest round of “Invest in Middlesex” promotional videos. The series of eight videos profiles people and companies that make up the Middlesex economy and highlights the County’s economic development brand, “Invest in Middlesex County…we appreciate your business”.

 

The videos, officially launched at a special event at the County’s Administrative Office today, offer a thought-provoking look into local businesses, and the reasons why they call Middlesex County home.

 

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