Social Media Marketing Puts A Northeastern Coast Region Of New Brunswick On
Radar - Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference

MONTREAL, Sept. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - E&B DATA will be presenting a business case for the use of social media marketing tools for economic development initiatives at the EDAC Conference in Vancouver.

In just 10 days, Entreprise Chaleur has built the largest group of Facebook fans in Canada by a Canadian development agency for its page, Region Chaleur, exclusively for economic development.

"By launching this initiative, we realized that the technology was easier to use than expected. Not only did we reach an outstanding number of fans, but we now foresee that promoting our region will take a new direction" says Donald Hammond, Executive Director for Enterprise Chaleur."

The case will share details on the specific tools that were used by the agency and some of the benefits of the initiative that have been witnessed to date. The business case is available for download from

About E&B DATA:

E&B DATA is a North American leader in the supply of economic and business information. E&B DATA performs benchmark analysis for economic development initiatives. Equipped with proprietary databases and information systems, E&B DATA operates the largest business capital investment monitoring activity in Canada since 2000.

About Entreprise Chaleur:

Enterprise Chaleur is one of the fifteen community economic development agencies present in New Brunswick and covers the Chaleur region. The role of Enterprise Chaleur is to seek new opportunities and support new investment, business expansion and export development opportunities for the region.


For further information: For further information: Isabelle Poirier, Investment Strategist, (514) 276-1700 x 104,; Donald Hammond, Executive Director, (506) 547-7445,

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