This is a copy of a press release from our management.
Business and Economic Development Manager for the City of Unley, Matt Grant was presented the Individual Outstanding Contribution Award at the Mainstreet SA 2013 Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday night. Held at The Observatory in Hackney, the awards recognise, promote and celebrate great South Australian mainstreets.
Matt was acknowledged for his work in the Unley region, developing, implementing and delivering longer term visionary strategies for the local economy. The Find Your Everything digital campaign, one of Matt’s most successful initiatives to date, has achieved a membership of more than 3 000 potential shoppers in only 10 months, with more than 32 000 direct clicks through to local businesses.
The award recognises Matt’s hard work to promote, support and lead local mainstreet programs and activity for the benefit of all.
“The City of Unley is delighted by Matt’s success in achieving quality outcomes for our local businesses” says Peter Tsokas, Unley’s Chief Executive Officer, “and it’s great to see his achievements recognised by his peers”.
Since commencing this role in 2009, Matt has displayed the ability to build meaningful relationships with local business, trade associations, property owners, developers and Council to achieve the best outcomes for Unley’s mainstreet communities.
Unley’s 5 mainstreet precincts include Goodwood Road, King William Road, Unley Road, Fullarton Road and Glen Osmond Road.