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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 15, 2017

APPI Awards of Planning Excellence

Each year the Alberta Professional Planners Institute recognizes exemplary planning within the planning profession. Awards acknowledge meritorious plans and projects, undertaken in whole or in part by members of the Institute, that significantly contribute to the liveability of communities in Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

An Award of Planning Excellence may only be granted to submissions that are outstanding, distinguished and demonstrate extraordinary merit in many, if not all, areas of focus.

An Award of Planning Merit may be granted to submissions that are deemed to be very good and demonstrate value in any one or a number of areas of focus.

There will not be a maximum or minimum number of either type of award given.


The plan or project must be submitted for only one category, however, entrants may make submissions for more than one category.

Comprehensive and Policy Plan

Design Plan

Special Study

Emerging Technology


Enquiries regarding the APPI Planning Awards of Excellence program may be made to:

James Mazak RPP, MCIP, Awards Committee Chair at 403-400-7958 or [email protected].


Deadline - 3:30pm April 24, 2017

Awards Call for Submissions with Criteria

Awards Submission Form


The 2017 awards will be presented at the APPI/CIP conference in Calgary, June 18, 2017.

Recipients receive a Certificate of Planning Excellence or a Certificate of Planning Merit. The award winning plans and projects will be featured on the APPI website and distributed in a media release.


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PO Box 3099
Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2T1
Phone: 780.435.8716
Toll Free: 888.286.8716
Fax: 780.452.7718
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