Economic Development Administration
(EDA) Accepts Nominations for Excellence in Economic Development
The Commerce Departmentís Economic Development Administration (EDA) has begun accepting nominations for its Excellence in Economic Development Award, which recognizes outstanding development activities of national importance.
Award recipients will be invited to share their successful strategies and processes with the public at EDAís Economic Development Forum to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico from May 30 - June 1, 2000. The EDA forum is being co-sponsored by the Conference of Mayors and EDA.
Nominations are made in specific categories each year. Nominees are then evaluated by a Selection Panel appointed by the Assistant Secretary for Economic Development.
This year, nominations will be taken in three categories:
Eligible nominees include:
Nominations must be submitted in accordance with the instructions provided in the nomination packet.
Copies of the nomination materials and rules of the competition may be obtained directly from the EDAís Web site: www.doc.gov/eda
Hard copies of the application packet may be obtained by contacting:
nominations shall be submitted to the same address.