Strathcona County wins international and national economic development awards

September 21, 2017

Strathcona County wins international and national economic development awards

Strathcona County was recently recognized by two economic development organizations for economic development marketing and communications.

The County’s Economic Directions 2017 magazine won a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development award from the International Economic Development Council.

As well, the County’s You Can e-newsletter won a Marketing Canada Award from the Economic Developers Association of Canada.

The Economic Directions magazine promotes economic activity in the County by providing investors, business and industry with an annual report on business, industrial, commercial and tourism activities.

The You Can e-newsletter supports entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized business, as well as retail and industry with local and regional updates on business and tourism, events workshops, funding opportunities and other resources. Subscribe to the award winning e-newsletter.

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of over 98,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.


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Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595