BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – Cornerstone Alliance, Berrien County's lead economic development agency, and Holt Bosse, a local full-service marketing agency with over 100 years of experience, announced today that they have received a 2019 Gold dotCOMM Award for the Cornerstone Alliance website (cstonealliance.org).
The dotCOMM Awards is a prestigious international competition honoring excellence in web creativity and digital communication. Award categories include interactivity, content, design, social media, video, apps, blogs, influencers and more. Holt Bosse and Cornerstone Alliance received the gold award in the Economic Development category. Cornerstone Alliance was one of two economic development organizations recognized for this years awards. The other economic development organization was the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. in Tampa, Florida. Winning a dotCOMM award signifies to employers, clients, prospects and competitors that the winner's web and digital work is among the best in the industry.
dotCOMM Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), one of the largest, oldest and most respected evaluators of creative work in the marketing and communication industry. Since its inception in 1994, AMCP has judged over 200,000 entries from throughout the world.
“Cornerstone Alliance has always been a champion for innovation and progress in our community, and they have a wonderful story to tell,” said Dave Holt, co-owner of Holt Bosse. “Our goal with the website was to not only underscore these success stories and that progressive attitude, but to give people some valuable tools they could start using right away.”
The website redesign puts Cornerstone Alliance's success metrics on the front page in an easy-to-read way, which makes it clear on who they are and what they do. The website is also easier to navigate and there are added functions, like the searchable properties and the interactive project map.
"Holt Bosse is a fantastic team to work with," said Chris Frank, Vice President of External Affairs at Cornerstone Alliance. "We are very excited about our new and improved website and we are looking forward to utilizing the new features to further serve our community. Its great to have all of the work we've done for this new site to be recognized on an international level and we are proud of the dotCOMM Awards recognition."