Brattleboro group earns Economic Development Award


WASHINGTON, DC — Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report for BDCC & SeVEDS, a project in the category of Annual Report from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Oct. 2, during the IEDC Annual Conference that was held Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 in Atlanta.

"In 2017 we received an award from IEDC on the implementation of our Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy — this information dense report depicts the results of that implementation in an easy to ready and appealing format that has been well received by our partners," BDCC Executive Director Adam Grinold said of the award winning report.

BDCC is a private, nonprofit economic development organization that serves as a catalyst for industrial and commercial growth in southeastern Vermont, including: Windham County and the towns of Readsboro, Searsburg, Weston and Winhall.

In October 2017, the BDCC and Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies published the first joint Annual Report, designed to convey the value and impact of economic development projects.

The International Economic Development Council is the world's largest membership organization for economic development professionals. Learn more at



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