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.

Award nominators that submitted for the 2017 awards will be notified in late December 2016.

The nomination period for the 2017 awards has closed. The next nomination period for consideration for the 2018 awards will open August 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