Saginaw Receives Prestigious Economic Development Award

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) announced the recipients of its annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2023. The awards were presented on Friday, February 23, during the TEDC’s 2024 Winter Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The City of Saginaw Economic Development Department was selected and awarded the TEDC’s 2023 Economic Excellence Recognition.

The Economic Excellence Recognition Program provides recognition to economic development organizations that meet a desired threshold of professionalism. Recipients qualify for recognition based on training taken by their governing board/council as well as the economic development director and professional staff. Certifications, professional memberships and activities, and organizational effectiveness of the economic development staff also contribute to the standards for qualification. The TEDC’s Economic Excellence Recognition program is one of how our organization honors the outstanding commitment to excellence of our communities and regions, their leaders, and their economic development professionals toward the professionalization of their economic development efforts.


  • Only seventy-two (72) out of 600+ municipalities and/or Economic Development Corporations from across the state of Texas received the 2023 Economic Excellence Recognition including the City of Saginaw, Texas.
  • This recognition puts the City of Saginaw in the top 12% in the State of Texas which is quite an honor and recognition.
  • The City of Saginaw has been recognized and selected for this award for four (4) consecutive years in a row.