City of Maricopa Win Golden Prospector Award Recognizing Excellence in Economic Development

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(PHOENIX, Sept. 20, 2016) The city of Maricopa has won a Golden Prospector Award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) for its “Business Beat” video series.

“Business Beat” is the year-round component of Maricopa’s Shop Local Program, designed to encourage residents to spend their dollars locally by raising awareness of Maricopa businesses.

The Golden Prospector Awards recognize excellence, innovation and creativity in economic development.

Overall, 11 Golden Prospector Awards and seven awards of merit were presented at AAED’s fall forum in Flagstaff.

AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.

For more information on AAED, visit or call (602) 240-2233.


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