DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Announces Inaugural Economic Development Project of the Year Award, Accepting Nominations
DECATUR, Ga., – Jan. 29, 2016 – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will present the inaugural DeKalb Economic Development Project of the Year Award at the Chamber’s 78th Annual Meeting & Business Luncheon on February 18. The award will recognize a major economic development project completed in DeKalb and its accomplishments in 2015.
DeKalb Chamber is now accepting nominations for the award. Businesses may nominate themselves or a business worthy of receiving this award.
The award will highlight development projects in mixed-use, brownfield, industrial, office developments, adaptive reuse or rehab projects, and resident projects (must include a commercial component). The project must have been completed in DeKalb County.
Entries must contain a written narrative describing the project and must state how the nominee meets the award criteria. Metrics and impact and investment data should be added to the narrative.
In addition to an award presentation at the Annual Meeting, the winner will receive a feature in the Atlanta Business Chronicle and a one-hour spotlight radio interview with the DeKalb Business Radio X.
Deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, February 10 at 5 p.m. For more information on the award and to complete the nomination form, please visit www.bit.ly/DeKalbEDAward.
The Annual Meeting will take place at the Georgia Aquarium, Pacific Room, 225 Baker Street NW, Atlanta from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Early bird tickets are $100 for Chamber members and $125 for nonmembers. Register to attend at www.bit.ly/DC78th.
ABOUT DEKALB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization with the mission to support, promote and sustain business development in DeKalb County. With 78 years of service in the community, DeKalb Chamber focuses on four critical areas including education, workforce and economic development, public policy, and business member services. We are the primary resource for businesses in DeKalb County. For more information on DeKalb Chamber, please visit their website at www.dekalbchamber.org or call 404-378-8000.