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Call for 2022 APA-IL Awards Program Nominations! Deadline Extended to 7/1/22

Updated: Jul 25, 2022

APA-IL Awards Plaques laid out on table at the 2018 state conference

The Nominations Deadline has been extended to July 1, 2022!

The APA-IL is now accepting nominations for our 2022 Awards Program! Submit your project or person in one of two categories:

awards program packet cover

Project Awards

  • Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan

  • Strategic Plan

  • Best Practice

  • Advancing Diversity and Social Change

  • Healthy & Active Community Award

  • New! Historic Exploration Award

  • Student Project

Service Awards

  • Planning Advocate Award

  • Distinguished Service or Contribution Award

  • Emerging Planner Award

Nominations are due by 5:00 pm, July 1, 2022.

(deadline extended on 6/22, original deadline 6/24)

June 14th Awards Virtual Office Hours

We're here to help!

Do you have questions about the 2022 Awards Program? Join the APA-IL Awards Chair, Sara Egan, AICP on June 14th at noon for the Awards Office Hours. It's a time for you to get As to your Qs and to make sure everything is ✔️✔️✔️. Click here to register for this free Zoom.

Next Steps:

Where do I get information?

Download the 2022 APA-IL Awards Program packet to learn about this year's awards categories and criteria.

Where and when will a winner be recognized?

Award winners will be honored in conjunction with the 2022 APA-IL State Conference on September 28, 2022.


Contact Sara Egan, AICP, APA-IL Awards Chair, at

The submission process is entirely online; please note that hard copy submissions will NOT be accepted. All nominations must submit nominations via an online Google Form. You will need a Google Email address. (If you do not have a Google email address, email for special instructions.)

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