The City of St. Cloud’s Economic Development website has received the 2024 Innovation in Marketing award from the Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC). This marks the first FEDC award the City has received. 

The website,, was recognized for its “innovative ways to communicate with, and attract, key audiences like stakeholders, talent, and new or existing businesses. 

“We are excited to win this Innovation in Marketing award for the Economic Development website,” said Antranette Forbes, the city’s Economic Development director. “The website has been a great tool for us to assist our existing businesses, as well as to attract potential new businesses that may want to open here, relocate here, or expand to our community. We were thrilled to be recognized on a statewide level by our peers.”