The significance of innovative planning has never been more important. The Future of the Region Awards event highlights projects and programs that exemplify regionalism and recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions that benefit the regional community.

For the past 28 years, the Future of the Region Awards Program has provided honor and recognition for notable achievement, both in the public and private sectors, for resource planning and management in the Tampa Bay region.

This year, the Leadership Summit will host the 28th Annual Future of the Region Awards which will be the highlight of the Leadership Summit luncheon on April 6th.

When: April 6, 2022
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Where: Hilton Carillon Park
950 Lake Carillon Dr.
St. Petersburg, FL 33716

Award Categories include Built Environment, Natural Resources & the Environment, Community Preparedness & Resiliency, Economy & Energy, Transportation & Mobility, and Community Service.



Submit electronically to

To read more about eligibility, entry process, and category descriptions, visit

For more information, please contact Maria Robles, Communications Planner