Recent Accolades

Nationally Recognized

The Development Corporation of Abilene is has received numerous local, statewide, and national awards and recognition for innovative programs and strategies throughout the years. Recognized regularly as one of the best places for business and family life, the DCOA is the leader in the Abilene region. Some highlights of recent recognition can be found below.
Recent Awards

2022

 

Community Impact Award from Trade and Industry Development
Great Lakes Cheese Expansion

Gold Shovel Award from AreaDevelopment 
DCOA project contributing to Texas’ win

 

2021

 

Economic Excellence Recognition from Texas Economic Development Council

Community Economic Development Award for Innovativeness from Texas Economic Development Council 

#8 In the Nation for Top Metros Ranking by Total Projects (with population less than 200,000) from Site Selection Magazine

2020

 

Economic Excellence Recognition from Texas Economic Development Council

Community Economic Development Award for Community Commitment and Leverage from Texas Economic Development Council
Hartmann’s, Inc. Expansion