Sugar Land Legacy Awards
Frequently Asked Questions

When is the nomination deadline?
The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30th.

How can I nominate someone for this recognition?
Nominations are accepted online at www.sugarlandecodev.com/legacy.  If you have any problem submitting the nomination, please contact the Office of Economic Development at 281-275-2229 for assistance. 

I am having a problem completing the form, what should I do?
Call the Office of Economic Development at 281-275-2229 and someone will assist you.

Who can I contact if I have a specific question?
Call the Office of Economic Development at 281-275-2229 or email your inquiry to ecodev@sugarlandtx.gov .

Who will be selecting the recipients?
The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Board of Directors will evaluate all nominations and determine recipients.

Can a person self-nominate?
Yes

I have several people and businesses in mind; can I nominate more than one?
Yes, please submit a separate nomination for each individual, business or organization you would like to nominate.

Is the award for an individual, business or organization?
There is both an individual category and business/organization category. 

How many awards will be given?
There is no set number of recipients to be selected, the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation can award more than one for individuals and organizations. 

Does the nominee need to be a Sugar Land resident?
No, but nominees who live in Sugar Land will have a greater opportunity for recognition.

I have someone I would like to nominate but don’t have all of the exact details, what should I do?
That is not a problem, email the name and contact information directly to ecodev@sugarlandtx.gov.  The Office of Economic Development will attempt to collect relevant information for the nomination.

When will the recipients be notified?
Recipients will be notified in early December.

Will the judges know who filled out a form?
No, the judges will not know who submitted the nomination. 

How are the recipients of the award chosen?
The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Board of Directors will evaluate every nominee based on selection criteria listed on the nomination form. 

What is required of those who are selected?
Recipients will be asked to submit additional information of biographical history as well as be available to attend the awards luncheon in December.

Who is not eligible for this recognition?
City of Sugar Land Staff and elected officials are not eligible for this recognition.

How can I attend the awards event in December?
Seating will be limited to the business community and will be on a first come/first serve basis.  If you currently work, own or have owned a business in Sugar Land and have interest in attending, please email ecodev@sugarlandtx.gov for placement on a potential attendee list.