2021 Excellence In Economic Development Award Winner!
Fort Bend County EDC received the 2021 Excellence In Economic Development bronze award for general purpose websites for communities with more than 500,000 people at the International Economic Development Council annual meeting this week. 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. 25 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, following a nomination process held earlier this year.
Washington, DC – Fort Bend Economic Development Council won a Bronze Rank for its Fort Bend County Website Redesign, a project in the category of General Purpose Website of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented yesterday at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference, which is currently underway.
"We could not be more excited to accept this award and the acknowledgement of all the hard work, collaboration, and innovation that contributed to creating this website. We are thankful to our stakeholders for their support and to our partners, BellaMedia, LocalIntel, and EDSuites, for their work in developing our new site," said Rachelle Kanak, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Operations for the Fort Bend Economic Development Council who manages the Fort Bend Marketing Program.