Seeking Nominations and Applications for 2016 GSDC Innovation Awards

Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation Calling for Innovation Award Nominations

St. Cloud, MN, June 20, 2016 – The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation (GSDC) announces it is accepting nominations for the 2016 Innovation Awards (I-Awards) for non-profit organizations and for-profit companies.

 Four GSDC I-Awards of $1,000 each will be presented at the upcoming GSDC Innovation Summit on October 13, 2016 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. One award will go to an emerging for-profit company, one award to an established for-profit company, and one award to each of two non-profit organizations.  Capital One, a past sponsor of the I-Awards, is this year’s sponsor, once again.

 Information about nominating a candidate and applying for the awards can be found at  Links to nomination and application forms are found on the home page.  Nominations will be accepted through July 31.  Contact Sonja Gidlow for more information, 320-252-5203 or

 Past GSDC I-Award recipients include Park Industries, Rejuv Medical, Catholic Charities, Anna Marie’s Alliance, Coldspring, Global Edge, Microbiologics, Orange Oak Advertising, Cloud Co-Working and Geo-Comm.

 The 2016 Innovation Summit will feature Nancy Lyons, CEO of Clockwork and the Theater of Public Policy improv troupe (, an innovation expo, and the presentation of four I-Awards. 


Posted on June 21, 2016 .