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Alberta SouthWest wins three Awards of Excellence from Economic Developers Alberta

The Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance captured three Awards of Excellence at the recent Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) annual awards banquet.

Award of Excellence - Special Events, Programs or Campaigns (Large Community) - for its Regional Marketing Campaign

Award of Excellence - Creative Innovations (Large Community) – for its Man on the Street interviews and video

Award of Excellence - Social Media in a Marketing Campaign (Large Community) – for its use of social media strategies

"I'm extremely proud of our organization's executive director, contract staff and members for the leadership role they played provincially and globally, in promoting the AlbertaSW region,” says Shawn Patience, Chair, Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance and the Mayor, Town of Fort Macleod. “I am equally pleased that EDA has acknowledged the outstanding efforts of AlbertaSW. We hope to continue to be at the forefront of regional collaboration with several new and cutting edge initiatives already in the works. Winning these Awards of Excellence demonstrates that we are indeed stronger when we work together."

As the marketing agency working with The Alberta Southwest Regional Alliance, Twist Marketing’s Managing Director commented on the three awards of excellence. “We are delighted with the recognition that these three awards represent. Working with a region like AlbertaSW and its large stakeholder base challenged us in every way to achieve excellence. At the end of the day we helped them achieve the recognition they deserve for raising the economic development profile of the AlbertaSW region.”

About AlbertaSW: Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance (AlbertaSW) is a group of 15 communities, working together for regional economic development. The collaborative initiatives focus on creating the right environment in which balanced growth can occur, increasing prosperity for all members. Alberta SouthWest represents a total membership population just over 33,000. and covers an area of 16,705 km2. What defines AlbertaSW is commitment to our rural communities and the pride we take in living here. We work together to help each other succeed, knowing that when one community thrives, there is the potential for every community to benefit. 

About EDA: Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is Alberta’s economic development network dedicated to advancing the economic development profession in the province of Alberta by providing an active network of communications, information and education. It is a not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors, who represent the interests of its membership as a whole.

About Twist Marketing: Twist Marketing, a leader in branding, engagement and communications, has been serving North American clients for more than 10 years. Organizations trust Twist Marketing to deliver business results, not just business exposure. They do this by challenging convention and providing a unique combination of strategic insight, creative ideas and innovative solutions that work.

Alberta Southwest Regional Alliance