The 2019 EDA Awards of Excellence honour Alberta individuals for their contribution to the profession; as well as Alberta communities for excellence in: Business and Investment Attraction (BIA); Business Retention and Expansion (BRE); and Community Economic Development (CED).
The winners of the individual awards:
The Economic Developer of the Year
Trevor Lewington, CEO at Economic Development Lethbridge
The Outstanding Young Professional
Sean McRitchie, Manager of Industrial Development at Strathcona County
The President’s Award
Bev Thornton, Executive Director at Alberta SouthWest Regional Economic Development