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Nominations Open for 2019 Awards of Excellence in Oregon Economic Development

OEDA’s Awards of Excellence in Economic Development recognize the Oregon’s best economic development programs, projects, partnerships, marketing materials and the year’s most influential leader. Each year OEDA’s awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive economic development in Oregon communities. We encourage all organizations that do economic development work in Oregon to consider nominating their work for recognition.
Winners are recognized in each of these five 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
See Past Years’ Winners HERE.
The awards will be presented at the
Salem, Oregon
October 27-29, 2019
Nominations/Application Process:
Please Include:
-Completed OEDA awards application (one for each award nomination)
-Link to High-resolution digital photos
-Letters of endorsement (if applicable)
Email entries to:  info@oeda.biz 
Deadline for entries is 5:00 pm PDT September 27, 2019
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.
Please contact: Sarah Means, OEDA Past President
     (503) 559-7698 or sarah.means@oregon.gov