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Annual Awards


Individuals, communities and local business associations who plan for success, provide quality information, education and implement strategic marketing programs are known to be at the forefront of economic growth and job creation.

2019 Award Nominations are now closed. 

Saskatchewan Economic Development Awards will be presented on May 2 (luncheon) at the 2019 Intersections for Growth Conference in Regina.

The Saskatchewan Economic Development Awards recognizes the province’s best economic development marketing materials; programs and partnerships. These prestigious awards honour organizations and/or individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities. Three award categories are available:

  • Community Project Award
  • Marketing Innovation Award
  • John Sutherland Lifetime Achievement Award

Two awards will be given in each category based on the size of the local or regional population, with the exception of the John Sutherland Lifetime Achievement Award. One award for a population under 10,000 and one award for a population over 10,000.

Affinity Credit Union Partnership and Reconciliation Awards will be presented on May 1 (luncheon) at the 2019 Intersections for Growth Conference.

Proudly sponsored by the Affinity Credit Union, the second annual Partnership & Reconciliation Awards Program recognizes partnerships between municipalities or regional development entities and First Nations, who are taking positive steps towards reconciliation and economic development in Saskatchewan. Two awards will be presented: Affinity Credit Union Economic Partnership Award; and Affinity Credit Union Reconciliation Award.