The 2020 WaveMaker Awards are around the corner on September 30th, 2020 and will be held at the waterfront Pier 6 MECU Pavilion. Sponsor this great event!
Registration is now open and early bird pricing is available through August 15th.
Projects are all located in within the following Maryland counties: Allegheny, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Dorchester, Fredrick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico, or Worcester.
Awards will be judged on the following criteria:
- PROJECT OVERVIEW – Brief overview of the project.
- COMPLETENESS – The completeness and financial viability of the project. A program and/or process (i.e. growth management strategy or publicly guided development program) must be fully implemented and must be a sound investment of private and/or public funds in terms of their success in transforming communities and neighborhoods.
- A SENSE OF PLACE AND QUALITY – How does the project reflects the special characteristics of the locality, community, and region in which it is located? OR does it create an inspiring environment that becomes an important anchor of the surrounding community? The project shall achieve a high standard of excellence in all areas – design, construction, economics, marketing, and management.
- SUSTAINABILITY – How does the project incorporate elements of sustainability such as being in a priority funding area (preferably a redevelopment or infill site), use of existing infrastructure, utilization of green technologies (building and/or site), use of alternative transportation methods and/or transit-oriented design, and addressing existing local neighborhood needs such as job training, employment growth, educational and recreational programs for all ages?
- VISIONARY AND EMULATION – Does the project step out from the norm, taking a concept to a brand-new level that others will want to emulate?
- A NEED – Does the project responds to the unique needs of the area in which it is located and to the customers it will serve?
2019 WaveMaker Winners!
Interested in helping organize this event? Visit the WaveMaker Awards Committee page for more information.