EDA Awards of Excellence and Ignite®#EDA2017- Important Deadlines Tomorrow and Sunday

January 26, 2017 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


EDA 2017 Annual Conference 

Two Important Deadlines: Tomorrow and Sunday

There are two deadlines coming up that you don't want to miss:

1. Tomorrow at 4:30 pm is the deadline for submissions for our EDA Awards of Excellence

All of the information including the criteria of each award and the online submission form is available on our website.       

·        Economic Developer of the Year

·        Outstanding Young Professional Award

·        Awards of Excellence 

·        Alex Metcalfe Awards      

Celebrate excellence in economic development in the province! Any EDA association member that is in good standing and resides within Alberta is eligible to submit an entry. The Awards will be presented at our Conference during the Minister's Dinner Thursday, March 23.

2. Sunday, January 29 is the deadline to apply for our Ignite® Session at EDA's 2017 Annual ConferenceThis is open to everyone. You don't have to attend the Conference to be involved in Ignite®#EDA2017

Read about the session and submit the online application.

Ignite® is a presentation format where a presenter speaks while slides advance automatically to support them. An Ignite® presentation is exactly 5 minutes and contains exactly 20 slides.

  • February 12, 2017: Ignite® Applicants Notified
  • March 4, 2017: Ignite® Presentation Slides Due
  • March 22, 2017: Mandatory Practice with all presenters, 9:00-11:30 AM.