(Dublin, Ohio) — The City of Dublin Economic Development team earned two awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest nonprofit professional association for professional economic developers in the world.
Recognized each year during the IEDC Annual Conference, the awards honor organizations for exemplary economic development marketing campaigns, projects, and programs. 25 award categories honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, & rural communities.
The City of Dublin Economic Development team was honored with:
- Gold Award for Real Estate Redevelopment and Reuse – Quantum Health
- Silver Award for Innovative Project Financing – Bridge Park
“We were so honored to receive this recognition from our peers in Economic Development,” says City of Dublin Director of Economic Development Jennifer Klus. “More than 4,300 businesses call Dublin home. We’re proud that Dublin is a connected community where people want to work, and our Economic Development team is committed to partnering with businesses to help drive their continued success and help them thrive in Dublin.”
“This year’s awardees exemplify the ingenuity, leadership and determination needed to meet the challenges of today and the future. The winners of IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development awards represent the best of economic development and demonstrate the level of leadership that our profession strives for every day,” shares IEDC President and CEO Nathan Ohle.
Awards are judged by a diverse panel of economic and community developers from around the world. IEDC received more than 500 submissions from the United States and four additional countries around the world.
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About the City of Dublin, Ohio, USA
Dublin is a city of nearly 50,000 residents located just northwest of Columbus, Ohio. It offers residents and corporate citizens responsive services, attractive housing options, superior public education, direct regional highway access, abundant park space, thoughtful and strategic planning, innovative ideas and technology and a dynamic community life. Dublin is ranked the number one small city in Ohio and is consistently named one of the safest cities in the nation. It is home to more than 20 corporate headquarters, an entrepreneurial center, 4,300+ businesses, world-class events and the urban, walkable Bridge Street District. For more information, visit DublinOhioUSA.gov or call 614.410.4400.
About the International Economic Development Council
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 4,800 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities by creating, retaining, and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth and provide a stable tax base. From public to private, rural to urban, and local to international, IEDC’s members engage in the full range of economic development practices. Given the breadth of economic development work, our members are employed in various settings, including local, state, provincial, and federal governments, public-private partnerships, chambers of commerce, universities, and a variety of other institutions. When we succeed, our members create high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities, and improve the quality of life in their regions. Learn more at iedconline.org.