Posted by: Carly Schroer
Department wins two gold, three silver awards
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development received five Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), two gold and three silver.
IEDC's Excellence in Economic Development Awards program distinguishes the world's best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, as well as the year's most influential leaders. The awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban and rural communities.
“Our department is filled with a talented group of employees and we pride ourselves in the excellent and award-winning work we create,” Commissioner Boyd said. “Winning these Excellence in Economic Development Awards from IEDC is such an honor and speaks volumes to how much hard work went into creating these campaigns, websites, videos and applications.”
TNECD won two gold awards for its work on TNECD.com and the Memphis Regional Megasite videos, “Heart” and the technical video. The department won three silver awards for its “Mastered in Tennessee” business-to-business integrated marketing campaign, the Memphis Regional Megasite marketing materials and the County Profile Tool.
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Team Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Tennessee is the only three-time winner of “State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine. Find us on the web: TNECD.com. Follow us on Twitter: @TNECD. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/TNECD.