Industry Awards

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The Platform to Recognise Innovation and Project Excellence in Egypt's Construction Industry

Submissions deadline: 15 June 2020

The Big 5 Construct Egypt Awards is the leading recognition platform for innovation and project excellence in the country’s construction industry. The awards are an opportunity for the entire industry to come together.

Our independently judged awards will honour the amazing project work that has been completed over the last three busy years. They will showcase the growth and achievements of the people and companies who have made all of those projects possible.

Our panel of expert judges will use the awards to honour the work of project owners and contractors, their consultants, as well as architecture practices and engineering firms.

Our judges will be drawn from the highest levels of the industry, working independently to arrive at decisions based on their years of experience, technical expertise and the quality of your entries.

The event will culminate in an awards ceremony and dinner to be held on September 22, 2020. Take the time to create a strong entry and you could be rewarded with a place on our shortlist, or even one of our awards.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF THE AWARDS

Project Excellence

Innovation

Integrity

WHY ENTER?

Benchmark your achievements

Our independent judges mean your entries are benchmarked against some of the best in the industry. This is a great opportunity to see how you, your team and your projects measure up.

Stand tall in the
industry

The high profile of the awards and their independent judging process means your projects and people will stand tall at the forefront of the industry, a strong point of market differentiation.

Build your team
profile

The Big 5 Construct Egypt Awards gives your
team an opportunity to celebrate success and receive acclaim from their industry and their professional peers in the construction industry.

Connect with industry leaders

Join hundreds of guests at this powerful networking opportunity, including government representatives, high-profile industry leaders, CEOs and some of the most influential people in the Egyptian construction industry, as they celebrate and share their achievements during the exclusive awards ceremony.

Gain great industry exposure

This is a fantastic opportunity for the industry to celebrate its successes and honour people, projects and organisations whose achievements stand as an example for the industry to follow. We will be working hard to highlight those successes on the local and international stages, through our media and marketing partners.

 

ENTER NOW

Enter your nomination on The Big 5 Construct Egypt Awards portal today:

Link below

CATEGORIES AND CRITERIA

The Big 5 Construct Egypt Awards offer the opportunity to benchmark achievements of sustainability, innovation, project teams, and organisations in front of Egypt’s construction community.

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The project categories are open to nominations for projects in Egypt. The projects must be complete. To be eligible for the awards nominated projects must have been completed between January 2017 to July 2020.

Judges will be looking for projects showing innovative design and development concepts. Projects will be expected to demonstrate excellence in external and internal design and functionality. Quality of design and construction, visual appeal, compatibility with neighbouring land uses and sensitivity to environmental issues will also be considered.

PROJECT CATEGORIES INCLUDE:

1. MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing) Project of the Year

2. Infrastructure Project of the Year

3. Power & Water Project of the Year

4. Community Project of the Year

5. Residential Project of the Year

6. Commercial Project of the Year

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The company categories are open to all companies with an office based in Egypt. Companies will be judged on services delivered between January 2019 to July 2020.

Judges will be looking for companies that demonstrate clear excellence in their field, promote collaboration to address common challenges facing the industry and engage with stakeholders to make a positive and notable contribution to Egypt’s construction industry.

ORGANISATION CATEGORIES INCLUDE:

1. Developer of the Year

2. Contractor of the Year

3. Consultancy of the Year

4. Architect Firm of the Year

5. Engineering Firm of the Year

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The individual awards will celebrate, encourage and, most importantly, promote the positive contributions these individuals have made to Egypt's construction industry.

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES INCLUDE:

1. Female Construction Leader of the Year

2. Male Construction Leader of the Year

3. Young Female Construction Professional
of the Year (under 35)

4. Young Male Construction Professional of
the Year (under 35)

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This award is open to any initiative with the goal of creating a more environmental, social and economic impact by promoting and engaging its employees and the community in sustainability. The company should demonstrate how this initiative incorporates reduced energy consumption,
use of alternative energy sources, increased recycled component usage, waste reduction measures, reduced water consumption, local sourcing initiatives, and how this has made a positive impact on the industry and the local community.

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This award recognises an organisation which has developed a diverse and inclusive workplace through initiatives, programmes, policies and practices which have directly enhanced the success and culture of the organisation.

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This award will recognise innovative construction projects, products and solutions in Egypt that lead, change, transform and improve the construction process in a positive way. The winning entry must demonstrate measurements of success and team collaboration. The innovation could be a new process, technology, or creative idea which has been implemented from January 2019 - June 2020. Entries should focus on at least one example of specific innovation.

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This category recognises a company’s exceptional safety, health and environmental programme achievement. The company must have demonstrated results in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) and implemented a programme that has contributed to the establishment of a
safe and healthy environment, either within their own organisation, or for their clients, which can also serve as an example to the industry across Egypt.

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This award honours an organisation which has implemented an initiative to educate students about the opportunities of a career in the construction industry, promoting the advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). The initiative could be a partnership with an academic institution, an event, workshop, hackathon, internship or outreach programme.

AWARDS TIMELINE

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HOW TO APPLY

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STEP ONE

Choose your categories
(You can enter into more than one category)

STEP TWO

Complete the online entry form
visit www.thebig5constructegypt.com/awards

STEP THREE

Upload the required documents and submit online

JUDGES INCLUDE

Our judges will be drawn from the highest levels of the industry, working independently to arrive at decisions based on their years of experience, technical expertise and the quality of your entries.

Judges for The Big 5 Construct Egypt Awards include:

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Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Kader

PhD, UC Berkeley
Prof. of Architecture and Urban Economics
Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University
Principal & Founder, K&A Designs

Walid Sheta

Regional Cluster Head of North
East Africa and Levant,
Schneider Electric

Dr. Salah El Haggar

Professor of Energy and Sustainable
Development, Mechanical
Engineering Department
The American University in Cairo

Ghaith Bakir

Regulatory Engineer
MENA Codes and Regulatory Service,
UL – Underwriters
Laboratories

Dr. Samer Ezeldin

Chair, Department of Construction Engineering
American University in Cairo 

Khalid Bassiouni

President & CEO
Global Excellence Group

Eng. Ahmed Kamal

Executive Director
ECO-FEI Egypt

Eng. Mohsen Abdelazim Abuzaid

President & CEO
7 Integrated Green Building Consultancy

Mhd Bdr

MB Designs 

Seif Allah A. Alnaga

President & CEO
Society of Egyptian Architects

Eng. Ahmed Moussa

Dean of Faculty of Engineering
Badr University Cairo

Suha Ozkan

Prof. Amr Ezzat Salama

Abdel Nasser Taha

Chairman & CEO at Misr for Real Estate Assets and Founder President of FIABCI EGYPT Chapter

Amruta Kshemkalyani

Founder & Sustainability Advisor
B.E. Mechanical, LEED AP,
Estidam Sustainability Tribe

KEY POINTS TO REMEMBER

  • The awards are open to architects, consultants, contractors, engineers, developers and project owners.
  • You may enter as many categories as you like. You may also have more than one entry in each category.
  • There is no cost to enter.
  • All nominations must be submitted via the entry form online.
  • Entries must be in English.
  • Deadline for submission is 15 JUNE 2020.
  • Please answer questions concisely and comprehensively, incomplete entries will not be sent to the judging panel.
  • The Awards ceremony will take place on the evening of 22 September 2020 at Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo, Egypt.

Deadline for all entries submission is 15 JUNE 2020. Apply now!

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