Alex Metcalfe Award "Best of Show"

This category awards one (1) nominee for their superior work in economic development in Alberta over the past year and are judged as a ‘best of show’ from all the Community Awards of Excellence winners who have displayed exemplary work in economic development in Alberta over the past year. 

The winners from each Category, in each Group, will automatically go forward as Finalists for the Alex Metcalfe – Best of Show Award. Only one winner will be chosen overall.

To be eligible to win the Alex Metcalfe Awards, apply here to apply for a Community Awards of Excellence Award.

Criteria

Ranking

Score

Goal Achievement

Achievement of the stated objective of the project using measurable results.

0 - 10

 

Economic Impact and Cost Effectiveness

The extent of the economic impact on the community/region the project was undertaken. For example, this could include an increase in the overall tax base, the creation of new jobs, or criteria relevant to the goals for the program.

0 - 15

Stakeholder Development

Development of strong relationships with relevant players and widespread support in the community.

0 - 5

Innovation and originality

The project demonstrates an innovative and original approach to achieving the goals of the project, whether in project design, process or marketing

0 - 5

Communications, Marketing and Promotion

Effective and creative use within the project, of:

· Campaigns

· Website

·Special Events and Programs

·Video & film, virtual tours, CD & DVD, promotional items, giveaways

· Brochure (print or electronic)

· Advertising (print or electronic)

· Use of Social Media

· Branding – Destination Marketing

· Other      

0-10

Alex Metcalfe was one of the founding members of EDA and was the first President in 1974. 

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