DDB + CRA Receive Three IEDC Awards

Last updated on October 15, 2021

The International Economic Development Council Excellence (IEDC) in Economic Development Awards recognize the world's best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, and the year's most influential leaders. 25 award categories honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities. Awards are judged by a diverse panel of economic and community developers, following a nomination process held earlier this year. IEDC received over 500 submissions from 4 countries.

We are honored to have received three IEDC awards this year for the following:

Print Brochure - Turn Up Downtown Collateral
The Turn Up Downtown collateral pieces serve as a great educational tool and leave behind piece. Having this piece available online provides a convenience for those needing information quickly.

Innovation Programs and Initiatives - Order Up
In 2020, the City of Orlando's Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) teamed up with Uber Eats to develop a program to aid downtown Orlando’s restaurants that were in the process of reopening to new COVID safety protocols designed to restore life responsibly. In an effort to amplify sales while restaurants grappled with operating at less than 100% capacity, the CRA funded an initiative known as Order Up that promoted and offered free delivery services via Uber Eats from restaurants located in the area.

Neighborhood and Retail Development - Parramore Oaks: Increasing Residential Housing in Downtown Orlando
Parramore Oaks, is a hybrid 120-unit multistory rental residential community featuring uniquely designed 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments, including 19 two-story stacked flats. Located in the Parramore Neighborhood, the development’s contemporary design and facade palette seamlessly integrates into the stately tree lined streets and residential neighborhood.

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