IC Economic Chamber Alliance unveils redesigned website

IRON RIVER — The Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance has launched the completely revamped and redesigned iron.org website.

“The website redesign is the first step of our Tourism and Business Development Initiative funded through an MDARD Grant,” said Erika Lindwall, chamber director of the ICECA, referring to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. “Some of those funds will be used to develop marketing materials and promote the website to get the word out to the world that Iron County is a wonderful place to live, visit and do business.”

The new website features tourism and relocation information, economic development resources, local event postings and a detailed business directory.

The events and the business directory not only feature detailed information, but also takes advantage of geolocation mapping technology.

“Like all information-rich websites, it’s still a work in progress. The content will get better and more detailed with each new business that collaborates with us,” Lindwall said.

The project is a culmination of a nearly year-long collaborative effort between My Hero Media, a local graphic design company owned by Austin Collins; local photographers Kevin Zini and Nina Graff; and a committee of ICECA staff and trustees that included Abby Miller of Aspirus Iron River Hospital, Mike Stafford of Fast-Air Internet, Nate Clark of West End Home Furnishings, ICECA Executive Director Paul Schuytema and Lindwall.

The new site is at www.iron.org.