University Economic Development Association

Nominations for the 2022 Awards of Excellence are now open through June 15, 2022. Institutions wishing to submit their initiatives for consideration should visit the Application Portal to learn more and download the nomination worksheet. We look forward to reading the submissions and are eager to announce this year’s finalists.

The Awards of Excellence are given in recognition of outstanding economic development initiatives, research, or accomplishments. Proposals are submitted to the Awards of Excellence committee who choose the finalists. The finalists then present their projects at the UEDA Summit, where attendees choose category leaders. As practitioners of economic engagement, your work is building and innovating communities across the globe. Your initiatives are generating impacts that are sustainable and provide growth opportunities for your region. You and your programs drive innovation and work to support your residents and your regional economic ecosystems. Awards of Excellence participants make-up a prestigious group of global economic development innovators nationally.

Apply today to join this illustrious group by nominating your initiative for a 2022 UEDA Award of Excellence and see how participation in the program can energize your economic development efforts.