Scottsdale notches Golden Prospector Award for downtown spotlight series

A view of Old Town Scottsdale, which continues to be the focus of municipal redevelopment musings and multimedia campaigns. (Independent Newsmedia/Arianna Grainey)

The city of Scottsdale has won a Golden Prospector Award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development, which recognizes excellence, innovation and creativity in economic development.

Scottsdale’s “Downtown Business Spotlight Series and Gathering Events,” was named tops in the multimedia promotion category featuring a promotional piece, series of promotional pieces or promotional campaign that contains non-printed elements, according to a press release.

This can include videos, mailed promotional items, etc.

Overall, 12 Golden Prospector Awards presented at AAED’s fall forum in Flagstaff.

“The Golden Prospector Awards were established by AAED to encourage and recognize excellence in economic development,” said Joyce Grossman, AAED’s executive director. “This year’s winners truly demonstrate how effective they are in their respective communities.”

AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.

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