Cincinnati, Ohio (September 25, 2023)– Alloy Development received a 2023 Excellence in Economic Development Bronze Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The award was bestowed specifically for the organization’s work in the Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E) Initiatives category. Harry Blanton and Catherine Fitzgerald were acknowledged and honored at the IEDC 2023 Annual Conference during the inaugural Recognition Night event in Dallas, TX, on September 19.
“Alloy Development Co. has raised the bar for excellence in economic development with its EDO BRE Council program. This award is a testament to Alloy Development’s dedication to its residents and serves as a great example of how economic development can help transform a community for the better,” said Nathan Ohle, IEDC President and CEO. “It is IEDC’s honor and privilege to present Alloy Development Co. with this award and recognize its leadership and innovation in the field of economic development!”
Every year IEDC looks specifically for economic development organizations, government entities, initiatives, and programs that have demonstrated consistent, exemplary performance in the economic development profession, leading the execution of projects that have a significant impact on revitalizing communities and playing a major role in shaping and improving the practice of economic development.
“It is an honor to be recognized for our work in Hamilton County, this program is paying off due to its efforts and support a number of expansion projects have come to fruition, said Catherine Fitzgerald, VP Economic Development.
“Alloy Development’s BR&E Program in Hamilton County is a model for effective economic development. By working with our partners, fostering trust through communication, and tailoring solutions for each business, we have transformed the local business retention landscape,” said Harry Blanton, Sr. VP Economic Development.