Awards of Excellence in Economic Development

Receive the recognition that you and your project deserve!

Submit your nomination for an Award of Excellence in Economic Development for the 2024 Annual Conference.
OEDA’s Awards of Excellence in Economic Development recognize the state’s best economic development programs, projects, partnerships, impact, marketing materials, and the year’s most influential leader.
Each year OEDA’s Excellence Awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive economic development in Oregon communities.


Winners are recognized in each of these six categories:

**Business Development Success
**Exceptional Economic Development Marketing and Promotions
**Urban Renewal Project of the Year
**Outstanding Collaborative Partnership
**Economic Development Leader of the Year
**IMPACT Award

Any individual, project, or organization based in Oregon that is either an OEDA member or located in the jurisdiction of an OEDA member is eligible for nomination.

The awards will be presented at the Annual Oregon Economic Development Conference at the Running Y Ranch & Resort in beautiful Klamath Falls, OR.
Nominations/Application Process:
Please include:
  • Completed OEDA awards nomination form (one for each award if submitting for multiple projects/individuals)
  • High-resolution digital photos
  • Letters of endorsement (if applicable)
OEDA AWARDS 2024 -Application Form
OEDA AWARDS 2024 -Award Categories and Criteria
Email entries to:
Deadline for entries is Monday, July 1st, 2024 by 5:00 pm PST.