Economic development website receives
“Award of Excellence”

August 19, 2010                                                        

The Montgomery County, VA Department of Economic Development (MCDED) is pleased to announce that its website received an “Award of Excellence” from the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC). SEDC is a regional association of economic development professionals, with members in 17 southern states, making it the largest regional economic development association in North America. The website was on display last weekend at the 2010 SEDC Conference in New Orleans. is an economic development website promoting Montgomery County-Blacksburg-Christiansburg, Virginia and is the official website of MCDED. It was developed to be a resource for prospective and existing Montgomery County-Blacksburg-Christiansburg businesses and residents.

The project was a partnership between MCDED and the Economic Development Authority of Montgomery County, VA. MCDED staff also worked closely with
Blacksburg-based NewCity to design the layout and aesthetics of the website and received additional support from Virginia Tech, the Town of Blacksburg and QSend Technologies, Inc.

MCDED formally launched on April 12 (Read News Release). Since that time, it has recorded just over 3,000 visits and 11,000 page views from 28 different countries and 39 states.  To view more statistics, click on the charts below. General Statistics,
April 12 to August 18, 2010

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International Distribution of Visits to YesMontgomeryVA,
April 12 to August 18, 2010

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Domestic Distribution of Visits to,
April 12 to August 18, 2010

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Top Ten Visited Pages,,
April 12 to August 17, 2010

Page Name

Page Views

Home -


About Us - Economic Development Deptartment


News & Events - Calendar of Events Page


News & Events - Home Page


Facts, Maps & Stats - Home Page


About Us - Contact Us Page


Incentives & Programs - Home Page


Doing Business - Hompe Page


Living - Home Page


Falling Branch Corporate Park - Home Page


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