Fairfield, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Development has received an award from the Iowa Tourism Office and the Travel Federation of Iowa for a video that they had put together promoting northwest Iowa, called “Beyond Expectations”.
Shawna Lode, manager of the Iowa Tourism Office says that Iowa is fortunate to have passionate people working hard every day to advance the tourism industry and grow the state’s economy. She says that the Iowa Tourism Awards are a way to showcase those efforts and celebrate the successes of the past year.
We spoke with O’Brien County Economic Development Director Kiana Johnson, representing Northwest Iowa Development. She says awards to both metro and rural areas were made in 13 award categories.
She tells us about the video.
She tells us why they had the video put together.
Northwest Iowa Development received the Outstanding Social Media Execution award for the video.