2020 Timelines

The Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) Awards Program recognizes the province’s best economic development marketing materials, programs, partnerships and professionals that have made significant contributions to the profession.

EDA recognizes the individual achievements of its members and/or honours organizations for their efforts in growing their communities.


  • Call for Entries Begins - December 9, 2019
  • Final Deadline for Submissions - February 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  • Judging is expected to be completed – March 9, 2020
  • Awards Presentation - April 2, 2020

Entry Fees

  • Economic Developer of the Year- No charge
  • Outstanding Young Professional Award- No charge
  • Community Awards (Awards of Excellence)- $110 (+ GST)


Any EDA association voting member that is in good standing and resides within Alberta.

Presentation of Awards

Winners will be recognized at the EDA Annual Conference, April 1-3, 2020 in Kananaskis.  All entrants are encouraged to register and attend. For more information, visit the events section of website.

Submission List

A list of all submissions will be posted in the members section on the EDA website.


Entries must be received by 6:00 p.m. MST on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.  Late entries will not be considered.

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