Halifax Partnership Wins Five Awards from the International Economic Development Council

Halifax, NS – October 3, 2018 – The Halifax Partnership received five Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) during the IEDC Annual Conference in Atlanta Georgia on October 2. 

  • Gold Excellence in Economic Development in the Special Event category for the Halifax Index 2017
  • Gold Excellence in Economic Development in the General Purpose Print Promotion category for the Halifax Index 2017
  • Gold Excellence in Economic Development in the Special Purpose Website category for Halifax’s Amazon HQ2 Website
  • Silver Excellence in Economic Development in the Special Purpose Brochure category for Halifax’s Amazon HQ2 Pitch
  • Silver Excellence in Economic Development in the New Media category for the Sell Halifax Boston campaign

IEDC 2018 Awards

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.  

"This year our judges reviewed some extraordinary projects that advanced both communities and businesses. We congratulate all the award winners, and thank everyone who nominated their projects for sharing their success with fellow IEDC members. What we learn from each other helps us to grow and advance as a profession. We look forward to even greater participation from economic developers across the globe in the 2019 awards program,” said Craig Richard, 2018 IEDC Board Chair.

Media Contact: 

Krista Juurlink  
Director, Marketing Communications and Strategic Initiatives
Halifax Partnership
902-223-9170
kjuurlink@halifaxpartnership.com

About the Halifax Partnership

The Halifax Partnership is Halifax’s public-private economic development organization. The Partnership drives and accelerates economic growth by selling and marketing Halifax to the world, helping businesses reach their full potential and tracking Halifax’s economic progress. The Partnership’s network of over 115 influential and globally connected partners are committed to building a thriving, prosperous Halifax.
halifaxpartnership.com

About the International Economic Development Council

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is the world's largest membership organization for economic development professionals. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life in their communities by creating, retaining, and expanding jobs that facilitate growth and provide a stable tax base. From public to private, rural to urban, and local to international, our members represent the entire range of economic development.
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