Gilbert Awards & Recognition

Fiscal Year 2019 Awards

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

Bronze Award, Fiscal Year 2018 Gilbert Office of Economic Development Annual Report – Population 200,000 – 500,000

PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Copper Anvil Award, Fiscal Year 2018 Gilbert Office of Economic Development Annual Report

Fiscal Year 2018 Awards

Arizona Association for Economic Development

Economic Developer of the Year, Large Community Award, Dan Henderson, CEcD, Economic Development Director for Gilbert, AZ
Large Organization of the Year Award, Gilbert, AZ
Golden Prospector Award of Merit, Deal of the Year Deloitte U.S. Delivery Center Attraction
Golden Prospector Award of Merit, Multimedia Promotion, ‘What More Could You Want?’ Video

International Economic Development Council

Silver Award, What More Could You Want? Campaign – Paid Ad Campaign, Population 200,000 – 500,000
Silver Award, What More Could You Want? Video – Video/Multimedia Promotion, Population 200,000 – 500,000
Bronze Award, 2018 Gilbert Economic Development Week – Innovation in EDW, Population 200,000 – 500,000
Bronze Award, Fiscal Year 2017 Gilbert Office of Economic Development Annual Report – Population 200,000 – 500,000

Public Relations Society of America

Copper Anvil Award, Digital/Social Media – What More Could You Want? Campaign

Business Facilities

Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mention, Deloitte U.S. Delivery Center Attraction

Fiscal Year 2017 Awards

Arizona Association for Economic Development

Golden Prospector Award, Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report
Golden Prospector Award of Merit, Gilbert Business Walk
Golden Prospector Award of Merit, Deal of the Year Silent-Aire Expansion

International Economic Development Council

Silver Award, Gilbert Business Walk

Public Relations Society of America

Copper Anvil Award, Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report
Copper Anvil Judge’s Award, Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report

National Accolades

Best City for Business in Arizona (Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2019)
7th Best Place to Raise a Family (WalletHub, 2019)
5th Best Place to Find a Job (WalletHub, 2018)
Most Prosperous City in the U.S. (Economic Innovation Group, 2017)
12th Best Place to Live in America (24/7 Wall Street, 2017)
Best Place to Raise a Family in Arizona (WalletHub, 2017)
2nd City for Under-35 Homeownership (SmartAsset, 2017)
7th Best City to Be a Homeowner (SmartAsset, 2017)
16th Happiest Place to Live (WalletHub, 2017)
Best City for Raising a Family (Move.org, 2016)
Best Phoenix Suburb (Thrillist, 2016)
Top 10 Cleanest Cities in America (Expedia, 2016)
Top 5 Safest Cities to Build Your Startup (Tech.Co, 2016)

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