Call for Nominations: Georgia Downtown Awards of Excellence
The Georgia Downtown Association, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, is pleased to accept nominations for the 2013 Georgia Downtown Awards of Excellence. The purpose of these awards is to recognize, honor and promote the outstanding achievements of Georgia’s local downtown development and revitalization organizations. Award recipients will be announced to the public at the Georgia Downtown Conference Awards Ceremony in Savannah, Georgia on August 15, 2013. An overall award winner in each of the four award categories will receive a check for $500 donated to the local downtown development organization for the purpose of continuing its efforts in revitalizing the downtown. To be eligible for submitting a nomination, the organization must be a member of the Georgia Downtown Association. The nomination deadline is May 31, 2013.
2013 Downtown Conference Call for Proposals
The Georgia Downtown Conference planning committee is currently accepting session proposals for the 2013 Georgia Downtown Conference which will take place in Savannah August 14th-16th. The conference sessions should explore successful strategies in downtown development and focus on strong educational components ranging from beginner to advanced levels. The proposal deadline is May 17th.
2012 Downtown Development Professional Designees Recognized
The 2012 Downtown Development Professional designees were recognized at the Awards for Downtown Excellence Ceremony held during the Annual Georgia Downtown Conference in LaGrange, Georgia.
Georgia Downtown Award Winners Recognized
The Georgia Downtown Association and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs announced the winners of the 2012 Awards for Downtown Excellence. Presentations took place during the Georgia Downtown Conference August 22nd-24th in LaGrange, Georgia.
Conference Attendees provide feedback to GDA Board
During the opening session of the 2012 Georgia Downtown Conference, attendees were given the opportunity to provide comments and feedback to the GDA Board through an exciting real-time, interactive survey conducted by UGA’s Fanning Institute.
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