Economic Development News & Insight


The Florida Economic Development Council, Inc. (FEDC) presented the BDB with an award in Economic Development Advertising and Marketing Innovation at its 2014 annual conference held June 8 through June 10 in Tampa. The 2014 Florida Economic Development Conference is the premier professional development event attended by economic, workforce and community developers from Florida’s 67 counties, 400 cities, 24 workforce regions, 12 universities and 28 community colleges.

The BDB received the first place award in the Digital Marketing category for its education website www.PBCedu.orgFEDC’s annual awards serve to emphasize outstanding marketing strategies and encourage the development of more effective marketing tools.  Judging criteria included creativity, impact, originality, and substance.

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