2015 EDA Awards of Excellence Winners
These awards honour Alberta communities and individuals for excellence in economic development.
The Economic Developer of the Year Award was presented to: Gerry Gabinet (Strathcona County)
The Outstanding Young Professional Award was presented to: Michael Lam (Edmonton Economic Development)
There are three categories in EDA's Awards of Excellence. The awards were presented to:
Business Retention and Expansion (BRE)
Business and Investment Attraction (BIA)
Community Economic Development (CED)
The Alex Metcalfe Award recognizes the "best of the best" project in each of the BIA, BRE and CED categories. These awards honour three nominees for their superior work in economic development in Alberta over the past year and are judged from among the 3 Group winners of each Category at the Awards of Excellence level. This year, the Alex Metcalfe Awards went to:
Finally, the President’s Award recognizes an individual in the Association that has made a significant contribution to the organization. This year’s Award was presented to Matt Cornall, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures.