Town of Berthoud Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Town of Berthoud, Business Development Department, won a Bronze level award for its commercial development brochure, a project in the category of Print Brochure recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at their annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 15 during IEDC’s Annual Conference, which was held October 13 – October 16, in Indianapolis, IN.
The Town of Berthoud, Business Development Department has embarked upon an aggressive commercial and retail business attraction strategy in efforts to build a strong and sustainable economy in Berthoud. “This award-winning brochure is being utilized to present an overview of the opportunities in Berthoud,” said Chris Kirk, Town Administrator.
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. 34 award categories honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities. Awards are judged by a diverse panel of economic and community developers from around the world, following a nomination process held earlier this year. IEDC received over 400 submissions from 12 countries.
“The recipients of IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development awards represent the very best of economic development and exemplify the ingenuity, integrity, and leadership that our profession strives for each and every day”, said 2019 IEDC Board Chair, Tracye McDaniel. “We’re honored to recognize more than 100 communities for their excellent work, which forges new opportunities for our profession. We look forward to even greater participation from economic developers across the globe in the 2020 awards program.”