National Planning Awards

Each year, APA recognizes outstanding efforts in planning and planning leadership.

2017 National Planning Awards

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2017 awards cycle. Letters have been sent to award nominators. If you have not received notice about your nomination, email awards@planning.org.

The 2017 National Planning Award recipients will be announced in May 2017.

The nomination period for the 2018 awards is slated for August 16 - September 8, 2017.

Award Categories and Criteria

2017 National Planning Awards Jury

Previous Award Recipients

See what plans, individuals, and outreach efforts were honored in years past.

2016 National Planning Excellence and Achievement Award Recipients

2015 National Planning Excellence and Achievement Award Recipients

2014 National Planning Excellence and Achievement Award Recipients

2013 National Planning Excellence and Achievement Award Recipients

2012 National Planning Excellence Award Recipients

Planning Pioneers

Planning Landmarks