Awards for Excellence 2020 Finalists Announced

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UDIA NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence

The awards are designed to highlight innovation, sustainability, industry leadership and excellence in urban development across NSW and the ACT. There were 17 categories open for entry in 2020.


The benefits of participating in the UDIA NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence are numerous. Ultimately entrants compete to gain a prestigious award to reap the enormous marketing and media value of a ‘finalist’ or ‘winner’ awards seal. Select winners may have the opportunity to represent NSW at the UDIA National Awards for Excellence. Eligible winners will be contacted by the UDIA NSW office.


Download the Awards for Excellence 2020 entry information brochure


For more information please visit our UDIA NSW Awards website



Key Dates For 2020 (updated following COVID-19 outbreak)

  • Awards open for entry: December 2019

  • Completed award submissions due: Friday 20 March 2020

  • Judging inspections and interviews: July & August 2020

  • UDIA NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner: Late 2020 (date to be confirmed)



Benefits Of Entering

  • Both newspaper and online coverage in the media

  • Feature in the Awards for Excellence special edition magazine

  • Media/communication mechanisms

  • Staff and consultant recognition

  • Credibility and recognition

  • Use of the UDIA NSW Awards for Excellence seal (winners)

  • The chance for qualification into the UDIA National Awards for Excellence



President’s Award

The prestigious UDIA NSW President’s Award is an honour bestowed on the best project out of the annual UDIA NSW/ACT Awards for Excellence winners. The Institute’s President personally selects this best-of-the-best project based on its superior innovation and quality. The winner of this award is announced at the Annual President’s Luncheon.

UDIA NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence 2020 Sponsors