Ohio Economic Development Association
Contact: Tracey Hogan
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OHIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (OEDA)
PRESENTS 2016 ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS
COLUMBUS, OH, OCTOBER 20, 2016: The Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) presented its annual Excellence Awards at its 2016 Annual Summit, held October 19-21 at the Columbus Marriott Northwest.
The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual excellence awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations throughout Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce Development.
Annual Excellence Award Recognition was presented to:
The Best Project Award recognizes outstanding and innovative projects in economic and business development that retain or generate jobs and investment.
Excellence in Economic Development Marketing
The Economic Development Marketing Award recognizes successful marketing/marketing campaigns.
Excellence in Economic Development Innovation
The Economic Development Innovation Award recognizes unique approaches to any aspect of economic development and recognizes a person or organization that has developed innovative practices and programs.
Excellence in Workforce Development Innovation
The Workforce Development Innovation Award recognizes unique approaches to any aspect of workforce development and recognizes a person and/or organization that has developed innovative practices and programs. The strategy (ies) should provide direction, guidance, and motivation to Ohio’s workforce and business community.
Excellence in Volunteerism
This award recognizes exceptional volunteer individuals who have assisted in successful economic development efforts in Ohio.
Rookie of the Year
The Rookie of the Year award recognizes an individual who has been an Economic Development Professional within Ohio for two years or less. The purpose of the award is to identify someone who has "hit the ground running" and made extraordinary contributions to local or State workforce and economic development in his/her career.
The Ohio Economic Development Association’s mission is: Working together to advance Ohio’s economy by Advocating, Training, Networking, and Workforce Development. The OEDA supports efforts by state, regional and local governments and other organizations to strengthen the economic climate in Ohio, foster employment growth and expand economic opportunities for Ohio’s citizens. For more information about OEDA, please visit www.ohioeda.com.