Jury and Recognition


Judging for the 2016 National Planning Awards will take place through a two-part process during the fall of 2015.

  • Jurors have the right to move an award nomination into a different category.
  • May select not to present an award in any category.
  • Contact with members of the jury to discuss an award nomination is prohibited.

The jury may select up to one entry in each award category to receive an Excellence award.


Recipients of the 2016 National Planning Awards will be notified in January 2016.

National Planning Excellence Award recipients will be honored during APA's 2016 National Planning Conference in Phoenix.

Previous Award Winners

Planning Pioneers

Planning Landmark