Annual Excellence Awards Deadline Extended to Aug. 11, 2017

Jul 25, 2017 | News, Newsletter

The deadline for submissions for OEDA’s Annual Excellence Awards has been extended to Aug. 11, 2017. But, wait—there’s more exciting news! Organizations now have the opportunity to have a video highlighting their project created at no cost. This is a tremendous opportunity to have excellence in your community and/or organization recognized state-wide. And, the video is yours to keep!

Winners will have a professional quality video that can be used for marketing, business attraction, retention and expansion efforts, and with community stakeholders and decision makers. Don’t miss this opportunity–submit your nomination today!

  • Nominations are free for current OEDA members. The nomination fee for non-members is $50.
  • Nominations can be done on a confidential basis. Just check the appropriate box on the nomination form.
  • Organizations can self-nominate.
  • A panel of OEDA members and previous winners will assess the nominations, determine finalists and select an overall winner.
  • OEDA will provide videographer services to the winners for the creation of a 2-3 minute video highlighting their project. This video will be featured at the awards luncheon at the Annual Summit and the organizations’ to keep.
  • The highlight video can become an excellent marketing tool for organizations and communities and is provided as an awards perk at no cost to the winners.
  • Deadline for nominations is Aug. 11, 2017. Payment for non-member submissions, $50, is also due at that time.
  • For more details and to access nomination forms click HERE.

 

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