Each year, EDA presents its Awards of Excellence at the Annual Professional Conference & AGM. These awards honour Alberta communities and individuals for excellence in business attraction, retention, expansion and marketing.
EDA's prestigious Economic Developer Of The Year Award was presented to Natalie Gibson. CEDTP trainer and President of InnoVisions and Associates.
This award recognizes a member's significant contribution to economic development in Alberta.
The Alex Metcalfe Awards went to Woodlands County & Town of Whitecourt (small community).
This award recognizes individuals or agencies for excellence in economic development relating to the attraction, expansion or retention of business in Alberta.
The Alex Metcalfe Award was also presented to the Alberta Southwest REDA (Medium Community Category).
The President's Award was presented to Kent McMullin, City of Edmonton.This award recognizes an individual or association that has made a significant contribution to EDA.
Kent's work was also recognized with a Lifetime Membership to EDA.