Brampton - The City of Brampton has been given special recognition at this year's Ontario Economic Development Awards. The awards ceremony, which took place earlier this month, recognizes the efforts of municipalities to promote tourism and economic investment in their communities.
The City of Brampton's Economic Development Office was awarded an honourable mention for its Information Card under the category of Publications: Brochure/Specialty/Cooperative Advertising. The Information Card was created by our marketing agency of record, m5.
The City also received an honourable mention for its brochure, 'A WalkThrough Time'. This publication was created by the City's Urban Design Department and was submitted by the Economic Development Office under the category of Tourism: Specialty Brochure/Map/Guide.
More than 140 entries were judged by an expert panel from the industry. Submissions covered everything from promotional brochures to infrastructure development projects. The awards were handed out on February 5 at the President's Dinner at the Annual Conference of the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO).
"It was a pleasure to have City staff recognized amongst such a high caliber of competition," says Regional Councillor Gael Miles, Chair of Economic Development and Communications."These acknowledgments demonstrate the City of Brampton's effectiveness and leadership in our economic development efforts."
EDCO is the country's largest provincial economic development association with members coming from both the private and public sector. It offers this awards program as well as professional development opportunities throughout the year.