Awards & Recognitions

2018 


Gold Award, Sugar Land Heritage Museum & Visitor Center - International Economic Development Council

Excellence in Enterprise Practice - Cityworks

#5 FBO in the United States - Professional Pilot Magazine

#3 Best Independent FBO in the United States - Professional Pilot Magazine

#1 Independent FBO in Houston - Professional Pilot Magazine

Facility of the Year - Sugar Land Regional Airport Air Traffic Control Tower - Robinson Aviation, Inc.

Economic Excellence Recognition - Texas Economic Development Council

Certificate of Achievement for Planning Excellence - Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association (TxAPA)

Outstanding Large Membrane Plant Award - Surface Water Treatment Plant

Sugar Land Top-Ranked in the 2018 Digital Cities Survey for cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency and encourage citizen engagement.

Tree City USA - Arbor Day Foundation 


International Festival and Events Association
  • Gold for Best TV Promotion for Memorial Day
  • Silver for Best Event Video Promotion for Halloween Town
  • Silver for Best Company Image Piece for iFest Live
Texas Festivals and Events Association
  • Best Event Video Promotion - Gold Sugar Land’s Halloween Town
  • Best Street Banner - Gold Sugar Land’s Eggstravaganza
  • Best Company Image Pieces - Silver iFest Live Logo
  • Best Outdoor Billboard - Bronze Sugar Land Memorial Day Ceremony
  • Best Miscellaneous On-Site Décor - Silver Sugar Land Memorial Day Ceremony

Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association
  • Technical Innovation Award - Traffic Technology along the SH 6 Corridor
  • Exceptional Performance Award - Hurricane Harvey Response
Silver Circle Award - 3CMA, Goal Measures Website

Texas Association of Municipal Officers (TAMIO) Awards
  • TAMI Award - Website
  • Award of Honor - Annexation Marketing Campaign
  • Award of Excellence - Hurricane Harvey Social Media Efforts
Sugar Land Top-ranked on Best Places to Live Around Houston list - HomeSnacks.net

Top 50 of the Safest Cities to Retire in America for 2018 - SecurityChoice.com

Among the Top 15 Most Entrepreneurial Cities for 2018 - FitSmallBusiness.com

Recognized Among the Best 100 Towns in Texas for Starting a Small Business - LendEDU.com

Sugar Land ranked in the top 50 most searched cities (Among most popular places in the US to relocate to) - moveBuddha.com

Honorable Mention for Brazos River Park - H-GAC Parks and Natural Areas Awards

2017 


List of the Safest Cities in the U.S., No. 9 in Texas - SafeHome.com

Named one of Best Vacation Places to Escape the Winter - Expedia

Sugar Land Top-ranked for expected holiday residential retail spending - WalletHub

Sugar Land Top-Ranked in the 2017 Digital Cities Survey for cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency and encourage citizen engagement.

Named one of America’s best small markets for business - Global Trade magazine

Ranked as one of the most financially secure neighborhoods in all of Texas - LendEDU.com

Sugar Land Top-Ranked, Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston - Niche.com

5 Great Places to Live Around Houston - Neighborhoods.com

Sugar Land Top-Ranked,
50 Cities With Cheap Rent and Good Jobs for New College Grads - Money Magazine

GoodCall.com
  • Recognized as Prime Area in the U.S. to Build a Lifelong Dream Home
  • Recognized among "2017 Best Cities for Seniors to Retire"
Top New or Renovated Venue, Billboard Magazine (Smart Financial Centre)

2016 


Top Nine Object of the Year - Selfie Statue - The New Yorker

Sugar Land Top-Ranked in the 2016 Digital Cities Survey for Cities with Best Practices in Public Sector Information and Communications Technology

Economic Development Finalist - Houston Business Journal's Deal of the Year Awards

Certificate of Achievement for Planning Excellence - American Planning Association Texas Chapter

Tree City USA - Arbor Day Foundation

Top Ten Best Business Environment - Global Trade Magazine

Sugar Land Regional Airport Global Select
  • One of the Top U.S. Fixed-Base Operators (FBOs)
  • #1 FBO in the Houston Metro Area
“Best Place to Retire” in the South - Money Magazine

Texas Festival and Events Association (TFEA)
  • Gold award for “Best Single New Sponsorship Program” for the Christmas Tree Lighting event
  • Gold award for “Best Volunteer Program” for the Cultural Kite Festival
  • Silver award for “Best Event Video” for the Memorial Day Ceremony
International Festival and Events Association (IFEA)
  • Gold award for “Best Single New Sponsorship Program” for the Christmas Tree Lighting event
  • Silver award for “Best Community Outreach Program” for the Cultural Kite Festival
  • Silver award for “Best Event Invitation” for the Memorial Day Ceremony

Texas Association of Municipal Officers (TAMIO) Awards
  • Award of Excellence - Special Publications (2016 City Calendar)
  • Award of Excellence - Video PSA Educational (Crime Prevention Camera Program)
  • Award of Honor - Technical Services (City Website)

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