Columbus 2020 Honored for First Place Win in Economic Development Marketing at Annual Site Selector Forum

December 10, 2015

Columbus, OH – Columbus 2020 was honored as a first place winner for the Columbus Region website at the annual Competitiveness Conference & Site Selection Forum held by the Mid-America Economic Development Council (EDC). The website was recognized in the Large Division Marketing Program category of the Economic Development Awards. earned the first place award for its depth of content, site architecture, reports and features. Customizable reports, up-to-the-minute news and recently launched economic dashboards have helped set a new standard for economic development websites.

“We’re honored to be recognized by professionals in the economic development industry, and we’re proud that our website is the go-to source for audiences around the world looking for trusted information about the Columbus Region economy,” said Irene Alvarez, managing director, marketing and communications, Columbus 2020.

The site is one of the most critical components of the Columbus 2020 marketing program and was launched in partnership with Atlas Advertising.

The Mid-America EDC is a multi-state association dedicated to being the leading resource for education, making connections and sharing best practices for economic development professionals. For many years, the Mid-America EDC has sponsored the annual Economic Development Awards competition to recognize and stimulate the creative use of quality marketing by economic development organizations throughout the ten-state Mid-America region.

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