January 13, 2015 – Edmonton Economic Development reveals 2015 vision
EEDC President joined by Premier Prentice for discussion around Alberta’s future
Edmonton — At Edmonton Economic Development’s sold out Impact Luncheon today, president and CEO Brad Ferguson spoke about the economic agency’s initiatives in 2014 and how they will serve Edmonton well as the economic cycle begins to shift.
October 29, 2014 – Edmonton Recognized for Marketing Excellence
Collaborative efforts to market Edmonton pay off
Edmonton — Edmonton is getting noticed. At the Alto Awards on October 20, 2014, Edmonton was recognized with two marketing awards: Excellence in Marketing over $50K for Edmonton Tourism’s cheeky “Winter in Edmonton” campaign, and the 2014 Marketing Partnership Award For Edmonton International Airport’s collaboration with Icelandair and Edmonton Tourism for the Icelandmania campaign.
October 17, 2014 – Shaw Conference Centre Landing Pad for Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC) 2016 Western Conference
HAC meets in Edmonton for the first time, and they’ll be bringing a helicopter
Edmonton — Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC) 2016 Western Conference will take place November 10-14, 2016 at the Shaw Conference Centre. An estimated 700 attendees representing the Canadian helicopter industry will be in attendance at the first HAC meeting held in Edmonton. The conference represents an estimated economic impact of $350,000 for the Edmonton Region.
October 16, 2014 – Edmonton Tourism Website Recognized by Canadian Marketing Association
Edmonton Tourism, in partnership with DDB Canada and Tribal Worldwide, is a finalist for a national award for ExploreEdmonton.com. Alongside major national brands, the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) has named Edmonton Tourism’s website as one of three finalists in the category of digital, consumer services.
June 23, 2014 – Edmonton Tourism Launches Destination Activation Initiative to Support Major Events
Edmonton — The new Destination Activation (DA) initiative is led by Edmonton Tourism in collaboration with industry partners, and will make it easy for organizations to help bring major Edmonton events to life with a series of décor packages, activities, event information and other resources all available through the Paint the Town program.
June 23, 2014 – EEDC partners with Gascana and GPAC on $4 billion investment
Sino Canada Natural Gas Development Initiative includes industrial park and business incubator
April 30, 2014 – Edmonton Economic Development unveils 2014 plans
Edmonton — At Edmonton Economic Development’s sold out Impact Luncheon today, president and CEO Brad Ferguson spoke about the agency’s progress over the past year and reiterated the organization’s commitment to the vision of Edmonton as Canada’s economic and entrepreneurial powerhouse.