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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