PIBC Awards

The Planning Institute of British Columbia annually recognizes the professional work and individual accomplishments of members across British Columbia and the Yukon through its awards and recognition programs. The 2017 Call for Submissions & Nominations closed on Monday, February 27, 2017. Thank you to all who submitted a nomination!

About the Awards Program

The Institute’s Awards program includes the following types of awards:

  • Awards for Excellence in Planning  These awards honour the best in professional planning work undertaken by members in communities and regions across British Columbia and the Yukon in five categories: Research & New Directions in Planning; Excellence in Policy Planning - Small Town & Rural Areas, and City and Urban Areas; Excellence in Planning Practice - Small Town & Rural Areas, and City and Urban Areas. Award Criteria | Winners
  • Awards for Individual Achievement  These awards recognizes the efforts of individual PIBC members and is based on the impact of a nominee's work and personal commitment to planning and the effect that they have in their community and within the planning profession in three categories: Distinguished Professional Contribution; Leadership in Advocacy & Innovation; and Young Professional Leadership. Award Criteria | Winners
  • Student Awards  For more information on PIBC's Student Awards and funding opportunities for Student members, click here.

2017 Awards Program - Call for Submissions
The Call for Submissions and Nominations closed on Monday, February 27, 2017.

Award Winners

The 2016 PIBC Awards winners have been officially announced at a special presentation during the Institute's 2016 Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting on May 12, 2016 at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort & Conference Centre in Kelowna, BC.

Congratulations to our 2016 PIBC Award winners!

 Click here to watch videos on the 2016 PIBC Award winners.

For the complete list of this year's Award winners, click here.

For more details on the award winners and their projects, click here for the 2016 PIBC Awards of Excellence Winners' Summaries.