GDC Receives Silver Wing Award of Excellence

Greer Development Corporation, the City of Greer’s economic development group, is excited to announce its 2018 Greer Station Gift Guide received a Silver Wing Award of Excellence in the Single-Issue Publication category at the South Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA)’s annual Mercury Awards ceremony.

SCPRSA hosted its annual Mercury Awards celebration Thursday, April 12, 2019 in Charleston. Communication professionals from across the state were recognized for their work, with more than 100 awards presented at the event. The award-winning gift guide launched as a 34-page digital publication on issuu.com in November 2018, showcasing downtown retail offerings for the holiday season. Filled with gift items from the shops in downtown Greer, along with a full directory of shops, restaurants and venues that offer gift cards, the guide provided Upstate shoppers with a peek into the creative and unique items available for purchase in-store to support the local economy.

“At Greer Development Corporation, it is our privilege and our passion to work with Greer businesses to tell their stories and reach their goals. We are honored that our holiday gift guide has been recognized by our peers in PRSA,” said Katie Howell, marketing director.

The SCPRSA’s Mercury Awards recognize and showcase South Carolina’s finest professionals, agencies, tactics and campaigns. Public relations practitioners across the state are eligible to enter the competition.

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