The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation received a 2022 Community Economic Development Award from the Texas Economic Development Council at an Oct. 20 conference.
The award recognized the Amarillo EDC for local and statewide economic contributions.
The 2022 CEDA awards were meant to highlight the “exceptional contributions of Texas Economic Development Committee member cities toward the economic vitality of their communities and the state of Texas through creativity, leadership, and partnership” related to business performance and community improvements.
The AEDC was reviewed on criteria based on innovativeness, transferability, community commitment and leverage, measured objectives, and secondary benefit.
Amarillo’s Economic Development won in the category of populations of 100-thousand to 250-thousand.