Think Dutchess constantly strives to market Dutchess County as a great place to live, work and play.  Our marketing efforts showcase the people, places and businesses that make that happen.  These efforts have worked to attract new businesses seeking to locate in Dutchess, as well shine a spotlight on the companies that call Dutchess home.

Over the years, our efforts have received accolades from regional, national and international outlets including the Telly Awards, the NY State Economic Development Council, and the International Economic Development Council.

Join us in celebrating these achievements:


International Economic Development Council

Think Dutcess 2021 IEDC Gold Award

Annual Report Gold Award

NY State Economic Development Council

Economic Developer of the Year


International Economic Development Council

Magazine and Newsletter Gold Award 

2020 IEDC Gold Award for Think Dutchess Magazine



International Economic Development Council

Special Event Bronze Award for the Innovation Challenge

think dutchess iedc bronze iedc award 2018


Telly Awards:

2018 Telly Award for Think Dutchess for Life

Winner for General Not-for-Profit Video:

Think Dutchess for Life Video

Think Dutchess for Aviation

New York State Economic Development Council:

New York State Economic Developement Council Logo

Best-In-Class Multi-Media Video Award- Think Dutchess for Life

International Economic Development Council:

2017 International Economic Development Council Awards for Think Dutchess

Gold Excellence Award for Best Website:

Bronze Excellence Awards for Multi-Media Video Promotion: Think Dutchess for Life





A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 10 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.