Get the Recognition you Deserve with IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards

Get the Recognition you Deserve with IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards

International Economic Development Council

Get Your Entries in Before Friday, April 17th and Save!

Get the recognition you deserve! IEDC's Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the world's best economic development programs and partnerships; marketing materials; and the year's most influential leaders. These prestigious awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.

Renewable Communities: Leveraging Your Competitive Resources
October 4–7, 2009 – Reno, NV

A natural disaster or a downturn in the economy does not signal the end of a community. With more sustainable practices existing in economic development, communities around the globe are more flexible and adaptable than ever. Learn how to utilize competitive resources, renew hidden assets and re-energize your community, this October 4-7, in Reno, NV.

Join IEDC in Reno, NV from October 4-7, for the world's largest annual gathering of economic developers, as industry leaders break down the current issues and new models essential for anyone looking to adapt and rejuvenate their community.

Where Does Your Organization Fit In?

With 28 categories you can be certain to find an award for your organization. In addition to the 9 categories added for 2008, there is one new category for 2009 – Real Estate Redevelopment & Reuse. Visit our website for category descriptions, requirements and to download the IEDC Awards Entry Packet.

Categories Include:
Promotional Awards
• General Purpose Brochure
• Special Purpose Brochure
• General Purpose Promotion
• Annual Report
• Newsletter/Newspaper
• Magazines
• Special Event

Internet & New Media Awards
• General Purpose Website
• Special Purpose Website
• New Media

Program Awards
• Technology-Based Economic Development
• Multi-Year Economic Development
• Economic Development Training
• Business Retention and Expansion – Single Events
• Business Retention and Expansion – Programs 3 Years or More
• Entrepreneurship
• Neighborhood Development
• Human Capital Programs
• Responding to Globalization
• Sustainable and Green Development
• Real Estate Redevelopment & Reuse

Partnership Awards
• Public-Private Partnership Award
• Partnerships with Educational Institutions
• Regionalism and Cross-Border Collaboration

Leadership Awards

Honorary Awards (Entry Fee Waived)

How To Submit Awards Entries
Step 1: Download the IEDC Awards Entry Packet
Step 2: Review the award category descriptions and consider one or more entries from your community.
Step 3: Submit your application(s) by the May 22 deadline.

Questions: Contact Paul Cutting at [email protected] or (202) 942-9459

Posted April 10, 2009

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