Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference 2018 presented by The George Gund Foundation

2021 (continued from 2020) TRAIL PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS SHOWCASE & Champions of Trails Tribute

Conference Showcases: 2018 | 2016 | 2014 | 2012

The Showcase recognizes and awards outstanding trail & bikeway projects, creative trail programming and creative community engagement/project promotion events. The Showcase is an opportunity for municipalities, non-profits, park systems and for-profit enterprises to highlight their accomplishments and share “Best Practices.”

NEW THIS YEAR! A special "Champion of Trails" tribute to recognize individual(s) who demonstrate a long-term personal and/or professional commitment to advancing trail education, advocacy, and/or implementation of trail and bicycle projects or programs throughout Northeast, Ohio. Nominate here.

Download Call-for-entries info sheet


SUBMISSIONS. Projects & Programs Nomination is easy!

  1. Download the applicable nomination form:


  2. Review the instructions found in the “NOTES” sections.
  3. Simply delete and replace the template phrases with your own; insert digital images; use the NOTES section to elaborate on the details of the story.
  4. Rename the file (“PROJ <ProjectName>” or “PROG <ProgramName>”) and upload it here.
  5. Previously submitted Projects and programs which did not receive a special recognition MAY BE RE-SUBMITTED!
PROJECT example PROGRAM example
Lakewood Park EDG example Hts Bicycle Coaltion Bike Rodeo


Nominate a Champion – Submit at
Describe why your nominee should be recognized as a Champion of Trails in 200 words of less. Considerations:
a. Long history of leadership, effort and results on either one major several lesser projects.
b. Effort to establish and coordinate long-running or wide-reaching programming which introduces people to trail and bike facilities and builds community support.
c. Has played a role in securing or advocating for funding, land acquisition, easements, right-of-way and other resources so vital for trail and bikeway development.
d. Promotes and advances trail and bikeway support and development through professional, volunteer, civic, political, journalistic and business efforts and associations.

See previous Conference Showcases: 2018 2016 | 2014 | 2012