EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION AWARDS 
Enter Your Project Today - DEADLINE EXTENDED DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY

ABC's Awards of Excellence Program has become the premier competition within the construction industry that recognizes outstanding construction projects across the nation.

The application for the 2012 competition is now available. All projects must be registered online by November 7 in order to compete.  Register your project today! Projects that win an eagle or pyramid (or equivalent) at your chapter's most recent competition are eligible. If your chapter does not hold such a competition, please contact eic@abc.org to learn if your project is eligible. 

Be sure to read the hints and tips posted on the column to the right.

2012 Competition Timeline and Deadlines

October 15, 2012
- Deadline for project completion
November 7, 2012 - Deadline for online registration (extended from Nov. 2 due to Hurricane Sandy)
November 19, 2012 - Deadline for binders to be sent to ABC National
December 14, 2012 - Winners will be notified.  Please add EIC@abc.org to your email contact list to be sure you receive our emails.
February 20, 2013 - EIC Banquet, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


2011 Awards Competition

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2011 National Excellence in Construction winners!  The awards were presented February 22, 2012 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. During the evening's black-tie optional event, over 100 companies were presented with awards for Excellence in Construction as well as Safety and Diversity.  To see a full list of winners, view the event's program


Ordering Additional Excellence in Construction Awards
for Previous Winners

Winners of the national program may purchase copies of the awards to present to the rest of the project's team:  client/owner, specialty contractors, general contractors, project manager and superintendent, etc. For information on ordering additional Excellence in Construction Awards, click here

 

CATEGORIES

Full descriptions of the categories are available to help you decide which category to enter your project in. A *NEW* category was added for the 2011 competition - Community / Public Service, for both general and specialty contractors. Awards are offered in the following categories:

Projects with members performing as general contractors or construction managers:
  • Mega Projects (More than $100 Million)
  • Commercial
  • Community / Public Service
  • Federal Government / Military
  • Healthcare
  • Historical Preservation / Restoration
  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure/Heavy
  • Institutional
  • Pre-Engineered Building
  • Public Works / Environmental
  • Renovation
  • Residential
  • Other Construction

Projects with members performing as specialty contractors:
  • Community / Public Service
  • Electrical
  • Electrical - Commercial
  • Electrical - Industrial
  • Exterior - Masonry, precast or stone
  • Exterior - All other exterior finishes
  • Interior - Acoustical, drywall, millwork or plaster
  • Interior - All other interior finishes 
  • Mechanical
  • Mechanical - Commercial
  • Mechanical - Industrial
  • Sitework / Landscape / Hardscape
  • Other Specialty Construction


Questions

If you have questions related to the Excellence in Construction competition, please email EIC@abc.org.

Past Winners

Click on the following links to view winners from previous years.

 

2012 APPLICATION  

The 2012 National Excellence in Construction application is now available.  Download it here.  Helpful information regarding completing the application has been posted below.

FAQs and TIPS

Frequently Asked Questions are answered to help you produce the best EIC application possible.

Examples of Contracted Scopes from winning projects:
Sample Contracted Scope 1
Sample Contracted Scope 2
Sample Contracted Scope 3

Helpful Hints & Tips:

DEADLINES

For the 2012 competition, projects must be completed by October 15, 2012.

Projects must be registered online by Wednesday, November 7, 2012

All project binders including application forms must be mailed to the ABC national office with a postmark or shipping service pick-up date no later than Monday, November 19, 2012.

For additional information email eic@abc.org

QUESTIONS

For questions regarding the application or competition, please email EIC@abc.org.

2012 Sponsors

Excellence Level



National Safety Excellence Level




For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Beth Harrington at ABC:  harrington@abc.org or 703-812-2016.


Sponsors
Enterprise Fleet Management

Enterprise Fleet Management

ABC Insurance

ABC Insurance

ConsensusDOCS

ConsensusDOCS

General Motors

General Motors

CLP Resources

CLP Resources


Foundation Software

Foundation Software

Maxwell Systems

Maxwell Systems

AIA Contract Documents

AIA Contract Documents

ComputerEase Construction Software

ComputerEase Construction Software

Tradesmen International

Tradesmen International