Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) Recognizes Sturgeon County for Excellence in Economic Development
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Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) Recognizes Sturgeon County for Excellence in Economic Development

For Immediate Release April 4, 2019 - Sturgeon County recognized at Economic Development Association Awards

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) Recognizes Excellence in Economic Development in Alberta (Banff, AB):

Tonight, Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) presented its annual Awards of Excellence during its 2019 Annual Conference at the Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta.

These awards honour Alberta individuals for their contribution to the profession; as well as Alberta communities for excellence in: Business and Investment Attraction (BIA); Business Retention and Expansion (BRE); and Community Economic Development (CED).

The winning communities and organizations and the names of their initiatives are:

 

Business and Investment Attraction (BIA)

Large Community: Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP) - Municipal Investment Attraction Readiness Training, Assessment & Coaching

Medium Community: City of Fort Saskatchewan - InvestFortSask.ca - Investment Website

Small Community: Town of Whitecourt - Downtown


Business Incubator Business Retention and Expansion (BRE)

Small Community: Town of Drumheller- Tourism Industry Business Retention and Expansion Pilot Drumheller


Community Economic Development (CED)

Large Community: City of Edmonton - One on One Small Business Support Program

Medium Community: City of Airdrie - Airdrie’s Economic Strategy

Small Community: Sturgeon County - Sturgeon County Bounty


The Alex Metcalfe Award recognizes the "best of the best" community project in each of the BIA, BRE and CED categories. The Alex Metcalfe Awards went to:

Business and Investment Attraction: Town of Whitecourt - Downtown Business Incubator

Business Retention and Expansion: Town of Drumheller- Tourism Industry Business Retention and Expansion Pilot Drumheller

Community Economic Development: Sturgeon County - Sturgeon County Bounty 

 

For more information:
Leann Hackman-Carty, EDA CEO
Cell: (403)-807-7746
leann@edaalberta.ca

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