The 2015 Annual Award winners will be announced at the annual conference ceremony October 22, 2015 at the Hilton Downtown Tampa. We look forward to welcoming our new winners and memorializing them in the Best Book which will be available online after the winners are announced. For tickets to the annual awards event, email Melanie Howe at firstname.lastname@example.org and check out the conference program here.
The Florida Redevelopment Association Awards program recognizes the best in redevelopment in Florida. It is open to any member of the association.
To recognize the projects and people involved in redevelopment throughout the state, three award series have been established. The Roy F. Kenzie and Thomas J. Mills Awards are given for outstanding examples of redevelopment and leadership, respectively, in Florida. The President’s Award is given for
the “Best of the Best,” to honor the best project overall across all categories. A winning entry from the Florida Redevelopment Association provides an acknowledgment of excellence for the work of an organization.
Winners of the Roy F. Kenzie Award are evaluated on how e ectively their projects demonstrate innovation, positively impact their community and provide applicability to other Florida communities, among other criteria.
Within the 14 juried categories, the Florida Redevelopment Association Awards showcase and celebrate the most innovative and effective redevelopment programs in Florida. The 14 categories of the Roy F. Kenzie Awards are: President’s Award; Annual Report; Capital Projects & Beauti cation; Creative Organizational Development & Funding; Cultural Enhancement; Fiscal Impact Study; Management Programs & Creative Partnerships; Out of the Box; Outstanding A ordable Housing Project; Outstanding New Building Project; Outstanding Rehabilitation, Renovation or Reuse Project; Planning Studies; Promotional Videos; Transportation & Transit Enhancements.
The Best Book highlights this year’s winners and all of the quality entries received to celebrate the innovative redevelopment work transforming Florida every day. The Florida Redevelopment Association encourages you to use the Best Book as a tool to gather innovative ideas and communicate those ideas within your community for they are true success stories.