The Awards

Construction innovation awards 2022 is one of the leading events applauding the achievements of the region’s construction professionals. The awards strive to recognise individual excellence, corporate strengths, and project success. Companies are invited to nominate the people, projects, and initiatives of which they are most proud of, across 35 categories.

The awards presentation will happen at a gala dinner in a five-star venue – a celebration which has proven to be a great social occasion and essential networking opportunity. Winners will receive a commemorative trophy, plus extensive print and online coverage of their success in Construction Business News ME. Nominate yourselves now, to stand a chance to win at the much-awaited construction industry awards event of 2022.

Nomination deadline: September 22nd 2022

AWARDS 2022

COMPANY AWARDS

This category recognises the outstanding property developer active in the regional market in the 12-month period to the end of July 2022. Judges will be looking for an exemplary track record of delivering a range of outstanding projects on time during this period and to the highest standards. Preference will be given to entrants that provide evidence of innovation, complexity, productivity, and quality.

Entries for the Real Estate Developer of the Year category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words and include the following information:

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimates
  • Demonstrate ways in which the company has grown in the past year in terms of revenue, profit, opening new offices, expanding its service offering
  • Details of all new projects launched during this period
  • Details of projects completed during the period
  • Evidence of delivering projects on time and to budget
  • Details of any CSR and Sustainability initiatives

The award for the Facilities Management (FM) Company of the Year will go to the outstanding performer in region’s FM sector in the 12 months to the end of July 2022. Judges will be looking for strong evidence of growth and expansion during the period, delivery of quality service, innovation, and use of new technology.

Entries for the FM Company of the Year award category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words and include the following information:

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimates
  • Demonstrate ways in which the company has grown in the past year in terms of revenue, profit, workforce, opening new offices, expanding service offering, etc
  • Details of all new contracts won during this period
  • Evidence of timely delivery of projects
  • Details of any CSR and Sustainability initiatives

Contenders for the Health and Safety (HSE) Initiative of the Year award will need to provide details of an initiative successfully executed in the GCC in the 12 months to the end of July 2022. The category is open to all companies operating within the construction sector in the region. Special merit will be awarded to companies that can demonstrate the initiative has had a wider impact on the industry.

Entries for the HSE Initiative of the Year award should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • Details of the HSE initiative and why it was introduced
  • How staff have been trained in the new safety initiative
  • Explain how the initiative has delivered results and how success was measured
  • Explain how the innovation has changed the safety culture at the company

Contenders for the Sustainability Initiative of the Year award will need to provide details of an initiative successfully executed in the region in the 12 months to the end of July 2022.The category is open to all companies operating within the construction sector in the GCC. Special merit will be awarded to companies that can demonstrate the initiative has had a wider impact in the industry.

Entries for the Sustainability Initiative of the Year award should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • Details of the initiative and why it was introduced
  • Explain how the initiative has delivered results and how success was measured
  • Explain how the innovation has changed the culture at the company

Entries for the Best Innovative Auction Solutions Award category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words and include the following information:

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimates
  • Demonstrate ways in which the company has grown in the past year in terms of revenue, profit, opening new offices, expanding its service offering
  • Details of all new contracts won during this period
  • Details of projects completed during the period
  • Evidence of delivering projects on time and to budget

Contenders for the Best Ready Mix Company for Technical Excellence Award will need to provide details of an initiative successfully executed in the GCC in the 12 months to the end of August. The category is open to all companies operating within the construction sector in the region. Special merit will be awarded to companies that can demonstrate the initiative has had a wider impact on the industry.

Entries from Best Ready Mix Company for Technical Excellence should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words and include the following information:

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimates
  • Demonstrate ways in which the company has grown in the past year in terms of revenue, profit, opening new offices, expanding its service offering
  • Details of all new contracts won during this period
  • Details of projects completed during the period
  • Evidence of delivering projects on time and to budget
  • Evidence of impeccable safety record

This category is open to any company that has created an innovation to improve the construction process

Entries should focus on at least one example of specific innovation. This could be a new trailblazing innovation that exemplifies innovative design and function, or a ground-breaking process that changed how a project was delivered.

The innovation could be site or office based, and entrants should be clear whether the innovation lies in performance, cost, health & safety, reliability or other factors, and provide supporting evidence.

Entries from Best Innovation in Construction Award should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words and include the following information:

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimate
  • Demonstrate ways in which the company has used innovation to improve the construction process

Entries for the Software Solutions Company of the Year category should support their nomination with no more than 500 words and include the following information:

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimates
  • Demonstrate ways in which the company has grown in the past year in terms of revenue, profit, opening new offices, expanding its service offering
  • Evidence of outstanding work in the past 12 months

The award for Property Management Company of the Year will go to a PM firm or asset management firm that’s making rapid strides either through its own FM division, or via its outsourced FM operator. Best demonstrating the value for its clients and stakeholders while keeping service charges competitive.

Entries for the Property Management Company of the Year should answer the following questions in a total of no more than 500 words:

  • What are some of your outstanding achievements over the last 12 months?
  • Have you increased your business share in the leasing and renting space, give details.
  • What is the value of the assets you manage, give a rough break down (residential/commercial)?

The award for Technology and Innovation in FM Award will go to the company that has successfully incorporated technology and innovation into its core services.

Entries for the award should answer the following questions in a total of no more than 500 words:

  • What impact has the implementation of technology had on core services?
  • How has the incorporation of technology benefitted the company in reducing costs and improving its internal infrastructure?
  • Were any new services developed and introduced as a result of technological advancements?
  • To what degree has technology enabled the company to become competitive in the market?

This award goes to the Best Real Estate Broker who have exceled when it comes to selling homes, commercial properties, and showcased why they are the best real estate brokers in the Middle East.

The award for Supplier of the Year will go to the organization who can demonstrate their most efficient and productive impact to their suppliers and innovators.

Entries of the Supplier of the Year should support their nomination by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words.

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimates
  • Demonstrate ways in which the company has grown in the past year in terms of revenue, profit, opening new offices, expanding its service offering

Winner of this award will need to demonstrate how their construction equipment is both innovative and useful for the final end-user. This includes will include Construction, Machinery, Generators, Earthmoving, General Tool, Lifts, Material Handling, and New Tech.

Winner of this award will need to demonstrate how their construction equipment is both innovative and useful for the final end-user. This includes will include Construction, Machinery, Generators, Earthmoving, General Tool, Lifts, Material Handling, and New Tech.

The award will go to the outstanding Formwork & Scaffolding Company of the Year operating in the regional construction market in the 12 months to the end of January 2021.

Judges will be looking for an exemplary track record of delivering a number of outstanding projects to clients on time and on budget during this period and to the highest standards of quality and safety. Entries for the Formwork & Scaffolding Company of the Year category should support their nomination with no more than 1,000 words and include the following information:

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimates
  • Demonstrate ways in which the company has grown in the past year in terms of revenue, profit, opening new offices, expanding its service offering
  • Details of all new contracts won during this period
  • Details of projects completed during the period
  • Evidence of delivering projects on time and to budget

The award for Excellence in Customer Service will go to the company that demonstrates the best record of keeping customers satisfied and retaining them.

Companies should submit in 500 words about the initiatives they have taken to ensure the best customer service has been given

The winner for the Sustainable Contractor of the Year is given to the real estate developer with an exemplary track record of delivering a number of high-quality sustainable projects. Nominees are invited to submit their best supporting evidence along with their nomination forms.

Entries for the MEP CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR category should support their nomination with no more than 500 words and include the following information:

  • Name of the company, workforce, headquarters
  • Financial results for the previous two years or nearest estimates
    • Demonstrate ways in which the company has grown in the past year in terms of revenue, profit, opening new offices, expanding its service offering
    • Details of all new contracts won during this period
    • Details of projects completed during the period
    • Evidence of delivering projects on time and to budget

This award is given out to the facilities management company that showcases a unique success with ONE individual contractor (client). In your supporting documents you must tell us who the client is and how you executed the contract in an effective manner and show how both you as the Company and the client demonstrated the best form of collaboration

This award is given out to the facilities management company that showcases a unique success with ONE individual contractor (client). In your supporting documents you must tell us who the client is and how you executed the contract in an effective manner and show how both you as the FM Company and the client demonstrated the best form of collaboration

PROJECT AWARDS

The Commercial Project of the Year Award will be awarded to the office project that makes an important contribution to its surroundings, demonstrates construction best practice, and can show how construction techniques and technology have contributed to its success within 12 months till July 2022.

Entries for the Commercial Project of the Year should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

The Retail Project of the Year Award will be awarded to the project that makes an important contribution to its surroundings, demonstrates construction best practice, and can show how construction techniques and technology have contributed to its success within 12 months till July 2022.

Entries for the Retail Project of the Year should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • What is the name of the nominated project?
  • Where (city, country) is the project located?
  • What is the name of your company?
  • In what capacity is your company involved with the nominated project (client, contractor, consultant, etc.)?
  • What is the completion timeline of the project?
  • What is the approximate completion percentage of the project at the time of nomination?
    • Contribution to its surrounding environment or community
    • Demonstration of construction best practice
    • Employed the latest techniques and technologies to ensure project success
    • Implementation of effective HSE initiatives

The Hospitality Project of the Year Award will be awarded to any hospitality/tourism-related project that makes an important contribution to its surroundings, demonstrates construction best practice, and can show how construction techniques and technology have contributed to its success within 12 months till July 2022.

Entries for the Hospitality Project of the Year should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • What is the name of the nominated project?
  • Where (city, country) is the project located?
  • What is the name of your company?
  • In what capacity is your company involved with the nominated project (client, contractor, consultant, etc.)?
  • What is the completion timeline of the project?
  • What is the approximate completion percentage of the project at the time of nomination?
    • Contribution to its surrounding environment or community
    • Demonstration of construction best practice
    • Employed the latest techniques and technologies to ensure project success
    • Implementation of effective HSE initiatives

The Residential Project of the Year Award will be awarded to the project that makes an important contribution to its surroundings, demonstrates construction best practice, and can show how construction techniques and technology have contributed to its success within 12 months till July 2022.

Entries for the Residential Project of the Year should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • What is the name of the nominated project?
  • Where (city, country) is the project located?
  • What is the name of your company?
  • In what capacity is your company involved with the nominated project (client, contractor, consultant, etc.)?
  • What is the completion timeline of the project?
  • What is the approximate completion percentage of the project at the time of nomination?
    • Contribution to its surrounding environment or community
    • Demonstration of construction best practice
    • Employed the latest techniques and technologies to ensure project success
    • Implementation of effective HSE initiatives

The Sustainable Project of the Year Award will be awarded to the project that makes an important contribution to its surroundings, demonstrates construction best practice, and can show how construction techniques and technology have contributed to its success within 12 months till July 2022.

Entries for the Sustainable Project of the Year should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • What is the name of the nominated project?
  • Where (city, country) is the project located?
  • What is the name of your company?
  • In what capacity is your company involved with the nominated project (client, contractor, consultant, etc.)?
  • What is the completion timeline of the project?
  • What is the approximate completion percentage of the project at the time of nomination?
    • Contribution to its surrounding environment or community
    • Demonstration of construction best practice
    • Employed the latest techniques and technologies to ensure project success
    • Implementation of effective HSE initiatives

The Infrastructure Project of the Year Award will be awarded to the project that makes an important contribution to its surroundings, demonstrates construction best practice, and can show how construction techniques and technology have contributed to its success within 12 months till July 2022.

Entries for the Infrastructure Project of the Year should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • What is the name of the nominated project?
  • Where (city, country) is the project located?
  • What is the name of your company?
  • In what capacity is your company involved with the nominated project (client, contractor, consultant, etc.)?
  • What is the completion timeline of the project?
  • What is the approximate completion percentage of the project at the time of nomination?
  • Contribution to its surrounding environment or community
  • Demonstration of construction best practice
  • Employed the latest techniques and technologies to ensure project success
  • Implementation of effective HSE initiatives

The Best Innovative Project of the Year Award will be awarded to the project that makes an important contribution to its surroundings, demonstrates construction best practice, and can show how construction techniques and technology have contributed to its success within 12 months till July 2022. Judges are looking for an project that has developed and applied the most innovative approach to overcoming one or more construction challenges. Winners may have developed a demonstrably new and different technique or process or may have harnessed emerging or existing technologies to create new or improved products, tools or services leading to better built outcomes.

Entries for the Innovative Project of the Year should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words

  • What is the name of the nominated project?
  • Where (city, country) is the project located?
  • What is the name of your company?
  • In what capacity is your company involved with the nominated project (client, contractor, consultant, etc.)?
  • What is the completion timeline of the project?
  • What is the approximate completion percentage of the project at the time of nomination?
    • Contribution to its surrounding environment or community
    • Demonstration of construction best practice
    • Employed the latest techniques and technologies to ensure project success
    • Implementation of effective HSE initiatives

This category awards the best overall project with multiple and combined functions, including (but not limited to) commercial, residential, co-working, institutional, health and wellness, cultural, hospitality, sports and recreation, transportation and more, and are physically and functionally integrated.

This category is dedicated to any type of building and development that is already in progress or slated to begin construction soon, and gives an insight into what the future may hold through distinct architectural, use of advanced technology, and environmental qualities.

The PROJECT OF THE YEAR Award will be awarded to the project that makes an important contribution to its surroundings, demonstrates construction best practice, and can show how construction techniques and technology have contributed to its success within 12 months to the end of January 2022.

Entries for the PROJECT OF THE YEAR should support their nominations by providing the following information in no more than 500 words:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

The Project Manager of the Year award will go to the individual who can demonstrate supreme project management skills on major and complex projects over the past 12 months till July 2022.

Entries for the Project Manager of the Year should support their nomination by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • Name of the person, his full job title, job duration with the company
  • Details of project/s worked on during the period for the company
  • Evidence of strong organisational ability during the period
  • Evidence of managing complexity and overcoming challenges during the process
  • Evidence of using innovation (new technology or techniques) in the delivery of the project
  • Evidence of overall successful delivery of a project or projects

The award for Engineer of the Year will go to the engineer who can demonstrate the greatest impact on his or her organisation during the previous 12 months. The category is open to any engineer working at any company operating within the GCC construction sector during the period.

Entries for the Engineer of the Year should support their nomination by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • Name of the person, his full job title, job duration with the company
  • Details of projects worked on during the period
  • Evidence of using technical ability and using innovative techniques
  • Evidence of going the extra mile to achieve results
  • Evidence of taking responsibility for personal development
  • Evidence of contributing to the success of their company

The award for CEO of the Year will go to the executive who can demonstrate delivering outstanding results at his or her organisation during the previous 12 months. The category is open to CEOs and other senior executives working at any company operating within the GCC construction sector during the period.

Entrants for the CEO of the Year category should support their nomination by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • Name of the person, his full job title, job duration with the company
  • Evidence of the company’s growth and financial success during his/her tenure
  • Details of contracts won and projects delivered during the period
  • Evidence of the executive’s contribution to this success
  • Evidence of helping the organisation to evolve and develop
  • Clear evidence of innovation during the period

The FM Manager of the Year award will go to the individual who can demonstrate supreme project management skills on major and complex projects over the past 12 months till July 2021.

Entries for the FM Manager of the Year should support their nomination by providing the following information in no more than 1,000 words:

  • Name of the person, his full job title, job duration with the company
  • Evidence of strong organisational ability during the period
  • Evidence of managing complexity and overcoming challenges during the process
  • Evidence of using innovation (new technology or techniques) at building's being managed

The award for Young Facilities Manager of the Year will go to the person that has made an important contribution to the FM industry.
Open to facilities managers aged 35 and under who have added value and actively contributed to a successful facilities management operation in any sector over the past 12 months.
Evidence needed: Proof of age and evidence detailing the contribution(s) made to the company during the last 12 months.

Entries for the Young Facilities Manager of the Year should answer the following questions in a total of no more than 500 words:

  • How has the young facilities manager added value and actively contributed to a successful facilities management operation?
  • How has the young facilities manager contributed to the development of the company’s employees?
  • How has the young facilities manager contributed to the company’s reputation?

Nomination

How to nominate:

  • Click “Submit Nominations’ on the homepage
  • Complete nomination details, such as name of company or person you are nominating
  • Answer all of the required questions clearly
  • In your submission, be sure to include details showing why your entry deserves to win over others.
  • Collate all your supporting documents to a single pdf file no larger than 1MB and send it to:kasun@bncpublishing.net
  • A message will confirm that your nomination has been sent and a confirmation email sent to you
  • Any queries can be e-mailed to awards@bncpublishing.net or kasun@bncpublishing.net

The team will confirm whether your nomination has been received and a confirmation email will be sent to you. Any further queries can be e-mailed to the addresses above

Nomination deadline: September 22nd, 2022

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Contact us

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