GFMEDC honored for new website

The Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2012 project in the category of General Purpose Website for communities with populations of 200,000 – 500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 8, during the IEDC Annual Conference held in Philadelphia.

“The Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the GFMEDC as being one of the leading organizations in the industry for innovation, creativity and successful strategies,” said IEDC chair, Paul Krutko. “These awards are meant to honor the organizations and individuals who are dedicated to making a positive change in their communities.  This organization uses creative solutions and inventive ideas, and offers other regions a wonderful example to learn and benefit from. The award represents an acknowledgment and appreciation for the GFMEDC’s dedication to continuous growth within itself, as well as improving the industry overall.”

The GFMEDC built a new user-friendly, content driven website as a tool to market the Fargo, N.D. – Moorhead, Minn. MSA to job seekers and businesses.

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. These awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.

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