Nominations Now Open
Business Facilities’ 1st Annual EDO Awards

Deadline Extended: March 31, 2023

Successful economic development is changing as economic, social, and other factors continue to evolve amidst new and evolving site selection criteria. The 1st Annual EDO Awards from Business Facilities recognizes EDOs that are achieving success by attracting and retaining companies to their locations.

Business Facilities
will recognize organizations for efforts from January 2022 to present that include (but are not limited to) — attracting an “against all odds” investment; fostering expansion of existing companies; innovative incentives; partnerships with education (K-12 and higher ed); supporting entrepreneurs, as well as emerging industries; housing initiatives; and marketing tools. If your team has demonstrated savvy and success in one of these aspects of economic development, share your story and submit materials no later than March 31, 2023.

Nominations will be accepted from a member of your own organization. Industry professionals with strong ties to an EDO will also be considered. Winners will be announced in early April and recognized in the May/June issue of Business Facilities and on There is no charge to submit a nomination for Business Facilities’ 1st Annual EDO Awards.

To enter, please fill out the form below. Questions? Contact Anne Cosgrove at