Hamilton’s Ambition Rewarded: City Receives Six Awards
Hamilton, ON – February 7, 2014 – Hamilton brought home six (6) awards in marketing, advertising, and professional leadership at the Economic Developers Council of Ontario’s (EDCO) 57th Annual Conference and Showcase held in Toronto. The positive and popular Ambitious Hamilton video received a number of awards and accolades during last night’s event.
In a fast-paced and entertaining Awards ceremony, which including the likes of CBC’s Rick Mercer, the City of Hamilton received awards in the following categories:
• Two awards in the category of Technology & New Media, one for the successful Ambitious Hamilton video
and the second for our Hamilton Site Selector App (Selector App (http://siteselector.hamilton.ca/);
• Young Professionals Award was handed out to Michael Marini, Marketing Coordinator for the City’s Economic Development Division;
• Branding Award was given to the Ambitious Hamilton video; and
• Hamilton also received the Lieutenant Governor’s Award, the highest award for the best business marketing achievement in Ontario, for the Ambitious Hamilton video. With three Awards received at EDOC, the Ambitious City video will be entered in the International Economic Development Council awards this fall.
The annual EDCO’s Awards celebrate the unique promotion of investment and employment by Ontario municipalities and other organizations that help grow economies and improve quality of life. Recognizing work accomplished in 2013, the EDCO Conference and Showcase received 95 submissions from 54 communities and organizations across Ontario.
In addition to Hamilton bringing home six (6) Awards, we are excited and proud to be bringing home the EDCO’s 58th Awards Conference and Showcase in 2015. 2015 will be a tremendous hosting year for Hamilton with EDCO in February 2015, the JUNOs in March, and Pan Am soccer events during the summer.