The Mid-America EDC annual Economic Development Awards competition is open to all economic development organizations in the Mid-America EDC region. Awards are presented at the annual Competitiveness Conference in Chicago each December.

The Mid-America EDC Annual Economic Development Awards program recognizes outstanding efforts in development of marketing materials, marketing events and economic development efforts in our Mid-America region states.


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2016 Annual Economic Development Awards 

The Mid-America EDC is proud to present The Mid-America EDC Economic Development Awards program on December 5, 2016.  These awards recognize outstanding efforts in development of marketing materials, marketing events and economic development efforts in our Mid-America region states.  

All 2016 finalists have been notified, and winners will be announced at the Mid-America Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum, December 4-6 in Chicago, Illinois.  Award winners will be featured in the January 2017 issue of Site Selection Magazine!  Award recipients will also be recognized on the The Mid-America EDC website and through our social media outlets! 

2016 Mid America EDC Awards Submissions

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR

2015 ANNUAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD WINNERS 

 

CHICAGO, IL, DECEMBER 7, 2015:  The Mid-America Economic Development Council presented its annual Economic Development awards at the 2015 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum, held December 6-8 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago.

Award entries were accepted in two markets per category – large market (annual marketing budget over $100,000) and small market (annual marketing budget under $100,000).

Recognition was presented to:


Annual Report

Small Division:

·         1st Place - Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce– 2014 Annual Report - Flint, MI
·         Finalist - Watertown Development Company – 2014 Annual Report - Watertown, SD

Large Division:

·         1st Place - Madison Region Economic Partnership - MadREP Electronic Newsletters - Madison, WI
·         Finalist - Madison Region Economic Partnership - 2015 State of the Madison Region Report - Madison, WI
·         Finalist - Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation - WEDC Annual Report - Madison, WI


Business Retention & Expansion

Small Division:

·         1st Place - Greater Burlington Partnership - Iowa's Next Big Thing, Youth Entrepreneurship Event - Burlington, IA

Large Division:

·         1st Place - Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber - OH-PA Stateline Export Initiative - Youngstown, OH


Marketing Program

Small Division:

·         First Place - Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce – Quad Cities First Industry Ad Campaign - Davenport, IA
·         Finalist - Economic Development Corp Michigan City – Community Profile - Michigan City, IN
·         Finalist - Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development – Custom Economic Development Website - Findlay, OH

 Large Division:

·         1st place - Columbus 2020 – Columbus Region Website - Columbus, OH
·         Finalist - Indiana Michigan Power  - ROI Selection Tool - Fort Wayne, IN
·         Finalist - Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation – Wisconsin Food and Beverage Video -Madison, WI

 
Workforce Development

Small Division:

·         1st Place - The Enterprise Group of Jackson, Inc. – Jackson Area College and Career Connection Early Middle College Program - Jackson, MI

·         Finalist - Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) – Stem Careers & Skilled Trades Initiative - Detroit, MI

 Large Division:

·         1st Place - Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development - Find Your Future - Madison, WI
 

The Mid-America Economic Development Council is a multi-state association dedicated to being the leading resource for education, making connections, and sharing best practices for economic development professionals. 

For many years, The Mid-America Economic Development Council has sponsored the annual Economic Development Awards competition to recognize and stimulate the creative use of quality marketing by economic development organizations throughout the ten-state Mid-America region in promoting their respective communities.  The Mid-America Economic Development Council’s awards partner is Site Selection magazine, and all first place winners will be highlighted in an ad in the January issue of Site Selection magazine.

 For more information about The Mid-America Economic Development Council, please visit www.midamericaedc.org.


 


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