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The 2013 Gold & Silver Shovel Award Recipients in Pictures

Shown here are nine of the recipients of Area Development’s 2013 Gold & Silver awards, which were bestowed in recognition of the states’ efforts to capture new facility and expansion projects that resulted in significant investment and job-creation. All told, 19 states were recognized for their efforts.

Area Development Magazine Special Presentation (Directory 2014)
Expand Martin Briley, President/CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, holds the Silver Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Close Martin Briley, President/CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, holds the Silver Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Martin Briley, President/CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, holds the Silver Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Expand Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George (right) and Deputy Secretary of Business and Community Development Steve Kelly (left) hold the state’s Gold Shovel in the under 3 million population category.
Close Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George (right) and Deputy Secretary of Business and Community Development Steve Kelly (left) hold the state’s Gold Shovel in the under 3 million population category.
Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George (right) and Deputy Secretary of Business and Community Development Steve Kelly (left) hold the state’s Gold Shovel in the under 3 million population category.
Expand Florida Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope accepts the state’s Silver Shovel in the 10+ million population category.
Close Florida Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope accepts the state’s Silver Shovel in the 10+ million population category.
Florida Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope accepts the state’s Silver Shovel in the 10+ million population category.
Expand Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield (left) and Governor Robert Bentley (right) pose with the state’s Gold Shovel in the 3+ to 5 million population category.
Close Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield (left) and Governor Robert Bentley (right) pose with the state’s Gold Shovel in the 3+ to 5 million population category.
Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield (left) and Governor Robert Bentley (right) pose with the state’s Gold Shovel in the 3+ to 5 million population category.
Expand Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor P. Smith holds the Silver Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Close Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor P. Smith holds the Silver Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor P. Smith holds the Silver Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Expand Pennsylvania Secretary C. Alan Walker (left) and Executive Deputy Secretary Rich Hudic (right) of the Department of Community and Economic Development display the state’s Silver Shovel in the 10+ million population category.
Close Pennsylvania Secretary C. Alan Walker (left) and Executive Deputy Secretary Rich Hudic (right) of the Department of Community and Economic Development display the state’s Silver Shovel in the 10+ million population category.
Pennsylvania Secretary C. Alan Walker (left) and Executive Deputy Secretary Rich Hudic (right) of the Department of Community and Economic Development display the state’s Silver Shovel in the 10+ million population category.
Expand South Carolina Governor Nikki R. Haley poses with the state’s Silver Shovel in the 3+ to 5 million population category.
Close South Carolina Governor Nikki R. Haley poses with the state’s Silver Shovel in the 3+ to 5 million population category.
South Carolina Governor Nikki R. Haley poses with the state’s Silver Shovel in the 3+ to 5 million population category.
Expand Georgia Governor Nathan Deal shows off the state’s Gold Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Close Georgia Governor Nathan Deal shows off the state’s Gold Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal shows off the state’s Gold Shovel in the 5+ to 10 million population category.
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear holds the state’s Silver?Shovel in the 3+ to 5 million population category.
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear holds the state’s Silver?Shovel in the 3+ to 5 million population category.
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