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2023 Economic Development Awards

It's time to get the recognition you deserve. Apply for our 2023 awards.
2022 FEDC Economic Development Award Winners
2022 FEDC Economic Development Award Winners
Be sure to submit your nominations for the FEDC Innovation in Marketing, Deal of the Year, Economic Development Professional, Workforce Development Professional, and Dan Webster Young Innovator Scholarship awards soon!

The deadline is March 15th.


Economic Developer Awards

Eunice Sullivan Economic Development Professional of the Year

Toni Jennings Workforce Development Professional of the Year

Dan Webster Young Innovator Scholarship Award


Deal Awards

Deal of the Year – Rural

Deal of the Year – Urban

Deal of the Year – Regional



FEDC Innovation In Marketing Awards

Submissions should be made for the following projects that fall into one of the budget categories
  • less than $25,000
  • between $25,001 - $50,000
  • more than $50,000

Innovative Partnership Award Public/Private

Marketing Public Relations Campaign Organic


Advertising Campaign

Pivot & Persist


 Apply today!


Past winners

Would you like to see more about some of the past winners? Well, here you are:
Apply for an award

A timely reminder!

The next FEDC Foundation Annual Conference will be held May 8-10, 2023, at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista in Orlando.

The newly established FEDC Foundation will host the 2023 FEDC conference. Our foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is focused on economic, workforce, and community-development research and education.

Be sure to register today.

Register for the conference

Special thanks to our 2023 Conference Partners:
Enterprise Florida – Platinum Presenting Partner
Florida Power & Light – Diamond Partner
Duke Energy – Diamond Partner
Development Counsellors International – Diamond Partner
CareerSource Florida – Gold Partner
BDB of Palm Beach County – Bronze Partner
JAXUSA Partnership - Bronze Partner
Seminole Electric - Bronze Partner
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative - Bronze Partner
Orlando Economic Partnership - Bronze Partner
City of Coral Springs EDO- Bronze Partner
Pinellas County Economic Development – EDO Partner
Conference Engagement Sponsor - Southwest Airlines
Florida Trend – Media Partner
Expansion Solutions Magazine – Media Partner
Tampa Bay EDC - Lanyard Sponsor
365 Degree Total Marketing - 1st Night Turn-Down Service
Pinellas County Economic Development - EDO Sponsor

GIS WebTech - Exhibitor
365 Degree Total Marketing - Exhibitor
Agracel, Inc. - Exhibitor

Contact Jill Blackman at for conference partnership opportunities.
Fast Facts

Save the Date: May 8-10, 2023
Location: Sheraton Lake Buena Vista
2022 Conference Highlights:

Get the conference app
Exterior view of Sheraton

Reserve your room

You can reserve your room now at a special rate. The cutoff date is Monday, April 17, 2023.
Reserve your accommodation
Platinum Presenting Partner

Enterprise Florida

Diamond Partners




Florida Power and Light


Duke Energy


Become a Diamond Partner today.


Gold Partners

CareerSource Florida


Become a Gold Partner today.

Silver Partners


Become a Silver Partner today.


Bronze Partners

BDB of Palm Beach County
BDB of Palm Beach County logo

JAX USA Partnership
BJaxUSA logo

PowerSouth logo

Seminole Electric
Seminole Electric logo

Orlando Economic Partnership
Orlando Economic Partnership logo

City of Coral Springs EDO
City of Coral Springs logo


Become a Bronze Partner today.

Conference Engagement Partner

Southwest Airlines


Media Partners


Florida Trend


Expansion Solutions

Become a Media Partner today.

Lanyard Sponsor

Tampa Bay EDC


1st Night Turn-Down Service


365 Degree Total Marketing


EDO Sponsors


Pinellas County Economic Development


Contact us to become a Sponsor or Exhibitor or sign up online today.




GIS WebTech


365 Degree Total Marketing


Agracel, Inc.

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