Winchester, Va. (April 14, 2016) - The Frederick County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has launched a redesign of its website, The site shares information with a variety of audiences, including existing Frederick County businesses, site selectors, and businesses considering the community for a new location. is now mobile friendly; allows for translation into more than 100 languages; incorporates a shopping cart for selecting, saving, and sharing data; and includes a microsite for its award-winning Career Pathways program.
Visitors to can view recent business/community news, success stories of existing Frederick County companies, a database of available sites and buildings, and information on starting or expanding a business. Why Frederick County, Industry Sectors, Data Center, Living Here, About Us, and Local Business headline more than sixty pages of content related to living and working in Frederick County. The new Career Pathways microsite showcases the FCEDA's career awareness program, including The Widget Cup, the Inaugural Business & Education Summit, OnDemand Business Tours for students, and the annual Educator In-Service Day business tours. Students, educators, parents, and businesses now have a central location for all information related to the program.
" is the FCEDA's flagship communication device," said Patrick Barker, FCEDA executive director. "The new design features a progressive look and reflects a commitment to user experience."
"Functionality and design are key when it comes to having a website that best-positions our community for business development," commented FCEDA marketing manager, Wendy May. "Now that the site has launched, we will move towards a focus on generating fresh, original content pertinent to our target audiences in an effort to continuously improve the way we communicate." was developed by Atlas Advertising, a full-service agency specializing in marketing campaigns and feature-rich integrated websites for the economic development, real estate, and tourism industries. Atlas is well known in the economic development industry, consistently taking home "best of" awards from groups like the International Economic Development Council, 3CMA, and the American Marketing Association. Atlas Advertising is based in Denver, Colorado.
About Frederick County Economic Development Authority
The Frederick County Economic Development Authority works as a catalyst to enhance the economy of Frederick County by promoting quality, balanced business development. FCEDA provides a wide array of information and free services designed to help businesses locate or expand operations in Frederick County, Virginia. For additional information, please visit
Wendy May | Marketing Manager
Frederick County Economic Development Authority
(540) 665-0973 |

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