LocalContent.com Announces The 2025 Best of Local Content Awards


(Brooklyn, NY) LocalContent.com is proud to announce the 2025 Best of Local Content Awards, celebrating excellence in local content development compliance across industries; winners will be announced in February 2025. This prestigious event recognizes the dedication of individuals and organizations involved in development projects prioritizing local content requirements (LCR) by utilizing small/diverse businesses, ensuring job creation, meaningful community benefits investments, and transparent stakeholder engagement. The Best of Local Content Awards provides a unique platform for industry professionals to showcase their successes and progress, gain recognition, and elevate their public compliance reporting for regulators and stakeholders.

“Across industries, some phenomenal people and projects across the U.S. are reshaping local economies and improving the quality of life for residents and small businesses alike. Development projects, in general, take years to complete; it’s important that we provide a platform to communicate the full cycle of local content requirements from promises to project completion,” says Local Content National Director Brian Moore. “What we are most proud of is that these awards will be determined by public vote from the general public, keeping the spirit of local content requirements to make sure the people they were designed to benefit voices are heard in addition to industry.”


Local Content Power List – Individual Award

This award celebrates outstanding individuals who are champions in promoting and achieving the use of small/diverse businesses, advancing job training and creation, making meaningful community benefit investments, and fostering authentic stakeholder engagement. These leaders exemplify a commitment to leveraging partnerships and innovative strategies to ensure local content compliance while delivering tangible benefits to stakeholders and society at large.

Excellence in Local Content Project Compliance – Project Award

The Excellence in Local Content Project Compliance Award acknowledges exemplary development projects across planning and design, construction and implementation, and operations and maintenance phases. These projects set the standard for ensuring the use of small/diverse businesses, intentionally creating jobs, making meaningful community benefit investments, and transparently engaging stakeholders to meet local content compliance goals. This award celebrates excellence in development practices and underscores the role of innovation in fostering economic empowerment and sustainable growth within local communities. Industry categories are

  • Construction – Residental
  • Construction – Commerical
  • Construction – Industrial/Civil
  • OEM and Manufacturers
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Ports and Maritime
  • Banking, Finance, and Insurance
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Transportation and Micro Mobility
  • Technology and AI
  • Non-Profits and Academia
  • Retail and Consumer Products
  • Public Relations and Marketing


After the nomination period, which runs from July 1 to October 30, the winners of the Best of Local Content Awards will be determined by a public vote that will take place between November 18 to January 21, 2025. This voting process allows industry and local stakeholders to shape the outcomes of the awards. By participating in the public vote, industry, local business, and community members can be heard and empowered in the decision-making process, ensuring that the most impactful and deserving nominees are recognized.

Key Dates

  • Nomination Period: July 1 to October 30, 2024
  • Public Voting Period: November 18 to January 31, 2024
  • Winners Announcement: Third week in February 2025

LocalContent.com’s awards unite the industry’s top decision-makers to meet, connect, and celebrate the best people and projects leading local content efforts. This is an excellent opportunity to gain industry-wide recognition and provide tangible proof of your commitment to local content compliance.

For more information about the 2025 Best of Local Content Awards, including nomination details and criteria, please visit www.localcontent.com/best-of-local-content-awards Don’t miss this chance to be recognized for your impactful contributions to local economic empowerment and sustainable growth.


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