Gold in Digital Media
Erie County Economic Development Corporation Receives 2023 Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award from the International Economic Development Council
Sandusky, Ohio – The Erie County Economic Development Corporation (ECEDC) received a 2023 Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The award was bestowed specifically for the organization’s work in the Digital Media category that impacted Erie County residents.
"The Erie County Economic Development Corporation has raised the bar for excellence in economic development with its Business Expansion and Start Up Guide. This award is a testament to ECEDC’s dedication to its residents and serves as a great example of how economic development can help transform a community for the better," said Nathan Ohle, IEDC President and CEO. “It is IEDC’s honor and privilege to present ECEDC with this award and recognize its leadership and innovation in the field of economic development!”
Every year IEDC looks specifically for economic development organizations, government entities, initiatives, and programs that have demonstrated consistent, exemplary performance in the economic development profession, leading the execution of projects that have a significant impact on revitalizing communities, and playing a major role in shaping and improving the practice of economic development.
“We are honored to receive the Gold Award from the IEDC for our Business Expansion and Start Up Guide. This Guide is designed to help businesses start, stay, and grow in Erie County" said Nico Samaniego, Business Development Coordinator at ECEDC. "We want to thank our partners for their contribution to this economic development tool including the local governments, Jody Dana, our graphic designer, and the Erie County Community Foundation."
The links to the various guides can be found below. Those interested in learning more about the services we provide are encouraged to contact our office.
City of Huron Guide: City of Huron Guide | ECEDC (eriecountyedc.org)
City of Vermilion Guide: City of Vermilion Guide | ECEDC (eriecountyedc.org)
City of Sandusky Guide: City of Sandusky Guide | ECEDC (eriecountyedc.org)
Perkins Township Guide: Perkins Township Guide | ECEDC (eriecountyedc.org)
About Erie County Economic Development Corporation
The Erie County Economic Development Corporations mission is to grow and nurture economic opportunities for individuals and businesses and facilitate the creation and retention of jobs through collaborative and comprehensive programs. With a collaborative, regional approach, ECEDC is focused on elevating our area, ensuring a high quality of life, preserving and respecting the region's history and natural resources, and providing exceptional opportunities for Erie County residents, businesses, and entrepreneurs.
About the International Economic Development Council
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 4,300 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities by creating, retaining, and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth, and provide a stable tax base. From public to private, rural to urban, and local to international, IEDC’s members engage in the full range of economic development practices. Given the breadth of economic development work, our members are employed in various settings, including local, state, provincial, and federal governments, public-private partnerships, chambers of commerce, universities, and a variety of other institutions. When we succeed, our members create high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities, and improve the quality of life in their regions. Learn more at iedconline.org.