Economic Development Awards

EDCO Awards of Excellence Honorable Mention

January 2016 - The County of Wellington received honorable mention in Publications (Print or Electronic) for their Sector Invetment Profiles at the 2015 EDCO Awards of Excellence. View our profile booklets.

County of Wellington enjoys success with BR+E strategies

December 2015 - The County of Wellington in Ontario, Canada, embarked on the BR+E journey beginning in 2013. Two years later, the County has reaped significant rewards with the candle on the cake represented by two BREI awards at the BREI Annual Conference in 2014.

BR+E Award photo

Local Food Fest wins Top Honor at 2015 Ontario Culinary Tourism Awards

November 2015 - Wellington County's Taste Real Programme is the proud recipient of the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance (OCTA) Award of Excellence for Event of the Year. The Local Food Fest is held annually in June at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre and Farm, attracting families, students, seniors and professionals. More than 50 exhibitors also took part offering prepared foods, craft beer samples, fresh produce and flowers.

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Taste Real wins Economic Development Association of Canada Award

October 2013 - "We are so honoured to be given top recognition in Canada. The Taste Real partners have worked so hard," noted Deb Dalziel, Elora Fergus Tourism co-ordinator and a founding partner of Taste Real. "We are excited that EDAC has recognized the wonderful collaborative effort of our stakeholders across the region."

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Taste Real wins EDCO Award

February 2013 - Guelph Wellington received provincial recognition for its work with the Taste Real Guelph Wellington Local Food Initiative at the Conference Closing Gala as part of the 2012 Awards of Excellence. Taste Real's mission is to grow one of the most vibrant, local food economies and tourism destinations in Ontario.

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Taste Real EDCO Award photo

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