The Excellence in About Awards is fast becoming a leading programme in recognising excellence in business development, innovation and success in India.

Every year, the Economic Development Forum conducts the Excellence in About Awards programme. EDF's awards programme is regarded with the highest prestige and recognizes the best of the best in the economic development profession.

The Excellence in About Awards recognises the top performing organisations in India.. Applicants come from both public and private sectors and entry is available to all Indian businesses. Applicants are assessed and evaluated for the prestigious Award, which is nationally recognised and respected.

EDF award programmes recognize organizations and individual members throughout India. These awards are designed to highlight exceptional efforts and professionalism in the economic development industry.

The candidates must exhibit personal professional development through higher education or professional certifications. In addition, the candidates must have accomplished economic development success in their community or organization through job growth, capital investment or redevelopment.

Economic Development Forum works to promote the importance of the profession and its purpose by utilizing press coverage of economic development issues and events.

The awards are given in more than 15 categories, all of which honour organizations and individuals that have brought positive change in urban, suburban and rural communities.

Applicants for the Awards get their organisations evaluated by Advisory Board of the forum. At the end of the evaluation process, the applicant receives a final confirmation. In addition, they are provided with a score of their current performance, which helps in getting benchmarked with organisations nationally.

"The Excellence in About Awards are the premier awards
for businesses in the world"


The awards aim to recognise and reward business excellence across all sectors, private, public and charity. Open to organisations of any size, based anywhere in the world, entries are encouraged from those that feel they are working smarter than their competitors to create a business edge.

EDF's Awards have been developed to recognise and reward outstanding examples of economic development practice in accordance with the best practice criteria.

The Edf's Awards program, created to recognize the prestige of the featured companies, organizations and entrepreneurs. The ceremonies are attended by companies, together with leaders of many business sectors, professionals of the world economy, arts and corporate image, quality experts as well as academics celebreties and diplomatic representatives. The event will be coverage by journalists, TV cameras, videographers and photographers to appear in publications and in the broadcast media.

Get the recognition you deserve! EDF's Excellence in About Awards recognizes the world's best economic development programs and partnerships; marketing materials; and the year's most influential leaders. These prestigious awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.


" Government is not the generator of economic growth; working people are." --Phil Gramm