Local economic development group awarded

A regional economic development organization has been recognized for a promotional video it developed.

A regional economic development organization has been recognized for a promotional video it developed.

Central Alberta: Access Prosperity recently received a 2012 Marketing Canada Award from the Economic Developers Association of Canada. It won in the Promotional Video category for an investment attraction video.

The Economic Developers Association of Canada has more than 1,000 members spread across every province and territory. Its 2012 awards attracted 160 entries, with categories including advertising, publications, branding, web-based marketing and other promotions.

Central Alberta: Access Prosperity is a partnership between Red Deer Regional Economic Development and Central Alberta Economic Partnership Ltd., with the former involving the City of Red Deer, Red Deer College, Red Deer County and the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce; and the latter made up of 42 member communities and 14 associate members.