Amarillo Economic Development Corporation Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council
Amarillo Economic Development Corporation received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for their 2011 Annual Report in the category of Annual Report for communities with populations of 25,000 - 200,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 2, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which is being held September 30 – October 3 in Houston, Texas.
"We recognize Amarillo Economic Development Corporation for creating innovative and successful strategies to promote economic development in this period of global recovery,” said Jay Moon, IEDC chair. “Our awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in communities. Amarillo Economic Development Corporation demonstrates that they are at the forefront of the economic development profession and are using cutting-edge, effective practices that can be replicated in other communities."
This piece was created to report on the organization’s activities during 2011. Special features include a well-developed theme and copy with tie-in to the year’s activities, vivid local imagery, and a transparent plastic mailing envelope. The piece was uploaded to the Amarillo EDC website (www.amarilloedc.com) and mailed to constituents, clients and prospects. The piece is also on display in the Amarillo EDC’s reception area.
IEDC's Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the world’s best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, and the year’s most influential leaders. These awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.
About the International Economic Development Council
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is the world’s largest independent non-profit membership and research organization devoted exclusively to the field of economic development. IEDC helps economic development professionals create high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities and improve the quality of life in their regions. Serving more than 4,400 members, IEDC provides a diverse range of services including conferences, professional development and certification, publications, research, advisory services, and legislative tracking. Visit www.iedconline.org.