International Recognition While Making a Local Impact: the IEDC Excellence in Economic Development Awards

IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards

Postmark Your Entries By April 11 and Save!

There’s more to entering than just the Awards Ceremony.  Here’s what one 2013 Canadian winner said:

“These awards are great advertising for our EDO within the international economic development industry. They are achievements that we can use to promote the good work we do to our local stakeholders. The awards bring pride to the community.”

Katherine Thompson, the County of Elgin, in Ontario, Canada

  • 2013 Bronze Award, Special Purpose Brochure
  • 2013 Bronze Award, Special Event
  • 2013 Bronze Award, Public Private Partnerships

What can an IEDC Award offer your organization?

Winners of IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards must demonstrate to our experienced panel of judges that they are at the forefront of the economic development profession. We recognize only the most successful, innovative, and effective leaders, programs, partnerships, and promotional materials. Award recipients gain valuable publicity and exposure to their peers in the economic development field.

2014 is the year for you to share what you've done!

Winners will be recognized at the 2014 IEDC Annual Conference in Fort Worth, TX, from October 19-22.

How to submit Awards entries

Step 1:Download the Awards Entry Packet.
Step 2:Review the award category descriptions and consider one or more entries from your community.
Step 3:Postmark your application(s) by the May 16th deadline. Mail to:

IEDC
734 15th Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
Attn: Awards

View previous award recipients and their applications.

Want to learn more? Attend our free webinar this Wednesday

Showcasing Excellence in Your Community: What You Need to Know about IEDC's Excellence in Economic Development Awards

Date:Wednesday, March 19
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm EST
Price: Free

If you are considering submitting an entry this year, attend this free webinar to learn about award categories and eligibility, what judges look for, how to submit a complete entry, and more!

Contact: Kerry Burgott at awards@iedconline.org or 202-942-9483.

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