McKINNEY – The TCCE awards honor chamber organizations throughout Texas for exceptional efforts in various communications and outreach campaigns. Awards were judged in seven separate categories: Outstanding Chamber Map, Outstanding Brochure, Outstanding Magazine or Directory, Excellence in Print or Electronic Newsletter, Outstanding Chamber Website, Excellence in Social Media Marketing and Communications, and Outstanding Marketing Campaign.

McKinney Chamber of Commerce President Jodi Ann LaFreniere Ray (center) with Layne and Kimberly Mullin, Owners of Community Matters, Inc. (production company for the award winning McKinney fold-out map)

McKinney Chamber of Commerce President Jodi Ann LaFreniere Ray (center) with Layne and Kimberly Mullin, Owners of Community Matters, Inc. (production company for the award winning McKinney fold-out map).

The McKinney Chamber received first place for the 2012-2013 Foldout Map of McKinney and third place for the Buy Local – McKinney First! marketing campaign.

ACCE received 142 entries in the annual Awards for Communication Excellence competition. A three-judge panel of chamber professionals evaluated the entries submitted under each of the four subject categories: advertising, campaigns, electronic and publications.

The McKinney Chamber was the recipient of the 2013 Award of Excellence for McKinneyOnline.com (electronic category) and the Buy Local- McKinney First! marketing campaign (campaign category).

McKinney Chamber President Jodi Ann LaFreniere Ray acknowledges that chambers are trusted sources of information in each community and appreciates the recognition by both the TCCE and ACCE.

“We strive to provide consistent and accurate information to keep a growing community connected,” LaFreniere Ray said. “In addition, our goal is to develop an informed and engaged membership. It is an honor to be recognized for our efforts.

 

About the McKinney Chamber of Commerce

The McKinney Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for the McKinney business community and proudly serves as the unified business voice of McKinney. The McKinney Chamber of Commerce proudly serves over 1,200 member businesses representing over 39,000 employees throughout the North Texas region. With a rich heritage of leadership and collaboration, the Chamber works in concert with the City of McKinney, community partners and the corporate community to promote, advocate for and expand business, and earned its four-star accreditation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. As publisher of McKinney Magazine, McKinneyOnline and McKinneyChamber.com, the McKinney Chamber markets the community’s advantages as the foremost location for doing business.