Submitted by Clatsop Economic Development Resources

Clatsop Economic Development Resources (CEDR) wishes to recognize businesses from throughout the entire county that have demonstrated achievement in:

  • Customer Service
  • Economic Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Job Creation
  • Manufacturing or Technological Advancement
  • Service (on the part of the business) to the Community

Award selections will be based on merit, as demonstrated by the nomination form and letter(s) of support.

To be considered, nominations must be received at the CEDR offices by Friday, March 2.

Businesses of all sizes will be given  equal consideration. Businesses must maintain operations (primary or otherwise) in Clatsop County to be eligible, and must be structured as a “for-profit”: organization.

Nonprofit organizations are not eligible.

To access the nomination form, go to the CEDR website and click on the nomination form link in the top right corner of each page, fill out the form, include letter (s) of support that describes how the nominated business demonstrates achievement in any of the categories, and email or mail to the CEDR office. Be thorough and assume the selection committee has no prior knowledge of the nominee’s qualifications.  At least one letter of support must accompany the nomination form.

The form can also be picked up at the Astoria-Warrenton, Seaside or Cannon Beach Chambers of Commerce or the CEDR office at the Clatsop Community College South County campus in Seaside.

Multiple businesses can be nominated for recognition, but a separate form and letter of support must be submitted for each award. Businesses may also self-nominate.

Return form(s) and letter(s) of nomination to:

Clatsop Economic Development Resources
1455 North Roosevelt Drive
Seaside, OR 97138

Or email the form and letter(s) of support to

Last year, over 180 business leaders, elected officials, and supporters of CEDR were in attendance from all corners of the County, and this year will be bigger than ever. What an opportunity for your business to shine!

To promote business creation, retention and expansion in Clatsop County, CEDR will recognize outstanding businesses at the annual awards reception and event on Wednesday, March 21 at Patriot Hall at Clatsop Community College in Astoria from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

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