The Positive Growth Awards are a means to recognize those who keep Southwest Louisiana at the forefront of economic development by bringing new, innovative projects to our region while embracing new technologies, positively impacting our local economy and enhancing the overall curb appeal of our communities.  The application window for this year's awards has now closed. Winners will be recognized at the first annual "Growing SWLA Strong" Awards Program to be held on August 2, 2018 at the Historic Calcasieu Marine National Bank.

We are pleased to report that tables for this event are sold out.

 

2018 Award Application

"Growing SWLA Strong" Awards Program

There are several categories, with winning projects demonstrating one or more of the following attributes:

  • A developer's vision for filling a market niche or bringing a new and innovative product to market
  • Has curb appeal that enhances an area
  • Incorporates innovative design and/or construction techniques (technology, energy, environment)
  • Applies Smart Growth principles
We are now accepting event sponsorships.

  • Foundation Level Sponsor | $5,000 | Limited to two. Exclusivity is available to the first sponsor for $7,500. 2/12/18 UPDATE: This category is now closed as an exclusive foundation level sponsor has been obtained. Be sure to monitor our Sponsor page and Facebook for sponsor announcements!
  • Cornerstone Level Sponsor | $3,000 | Limited to four sponsors. 6/14/18 UPDATE: This category is now closed. Be sure to monitor our Sponsor page and Facebook page for sponsor announcements!
  • Pillar Level Sponsor | $1,500
  • UPDATE: This category is now closed. Be sure to monitor our Sponsor page and Facebook page for sponsor announcements!
Click here to see full details of sponsorship levels.