Twist Marketing client “AlbertaSW” wins national award, again.

Published Friday, November 8, 2013

Twist Marketing client “AlbertaSW” wins national award, again.


For the second year in a row, Twist Marketing has had the pleasure of working with its client Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance (AlbertaSW) to capture a national “Best of the Best” award at the Marketing Canada Awards presented at the recent Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) Annual Conference.


The award winners were selected from among 155 entries submitted by organizations across Canada. The Marketing Canada Awards competition recognizes excellence in community marketing, which is an integral part of successful economic development.


The AlbertaSW award was in the category of Single Advertisement: Regional Display Panel


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Bev Thornton, Executive Director, Alberta SouthWest Regional Economic Development Alliance with Explore More display.


The “Single Advertisement” Award recognized the excellent display panel installed in Waterton National Park that featured a map of AlbertaSW inviting park visitors to “Explore More” and encouraging them to visit the interesting communities around Waterton. Created by Twist Marketing, the large project design includes information about the “SouthWest Connect” Wi-Fi network, and acknowledges AlbertaSW’s partnerships with GyPSy Tour Guide, Crown of the Continent Geotourism Council, Cowboy Trail and Top Ten Scenic Drives.


“AlbertaSW is delighted to be recognized on a national stage for the second year in a row,” says Bev Thornton, Executive Director, Alberta SouthWest Regional Economic Development Alliance. “It’s truly amazing what can happen when rural municipalities, towns, villages and business partners put their efforts toward common goals.”


“As the marketing agency working with AlbertaSW, we are delighted to have helped them receive the recognition they rightly deserve for raising the awareness and profile of theAlbertaSW region,” explains Catherine Proulx, Twist Marketing’s Managing Director.


About AlbertaSW               

Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance (AlbertaSW) is a Regional Economic Development Alliance (REDA) of 15 communities working together to support economic development. The region has a population of about 30,000 is located in the southwest corner of Alberta, bordering on British Columbia and Montana. The communities identify shared economic development goals and collaborate to create the right environment in which balanced growth can occur, increasing prosperity for all communities. What defines AlbertaSW is the character and authenticity of its rural communities and pride in living here. The communities and businesses want to see each other succeed, and support each other because when one community thrives, there is the potential for every community to benefit.


About Twist Marketing     

Twist Marketing, a leader in branding, engagement and communications, has been serving North American clients for more than 10 years. Organizations trust Twist Marketing to deliver business results, not just business exposure. They do this by challenging convention and providing a unique combination of strategic insight, creative ideas and innovative solutions that work.