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Recent News // Keweenaw Peninsula App wins award from Connect Michigan

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A project from the Keweenaw was recognized as the 2015 Connected Project Award winner at the Michigan Broadband Conference in Lansing.

The Keweenaw Convention Visitor's Bureau and Chamber of Commerce won for their Keweenaw Peninsula App. The app provides tourism information for everything from hiking trails to restaurants and lodging in the Keweenaw. Users can also get turn-by-turn directions to locations and can share event listings on their favorite social network.

The Chamber of Commerce collaborated with the Convention and Visitor's Bureau to promote the app and showcase tourism opportunities across the Keweenaw.

The Connect Project Awards, sponsored by ACD, recognize community organizations and partnerships implementing projects designed to improve adoption and use of broadband and associated technologies across Michigan communities.

The Connect Michigan 2015 Michigan Broadband Conference was held in the Lansing Center. Keynote speakers for the conference included ay Elliot, a former technology executive at Apple and best-selling author of The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation, and Matthew DelNero, Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Wireline Competition Bureau.

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