ABC's National Excellence in Construction program has become the premier competition within the construction industry that recognizes outstanding construction projects across the nation. The EIC Awards celebration honors the nation's most innovative and high quality construction projects, safety programs and diversity programs.
IMPORTANT DATES Online project deadline registration: August 9, 2018 Deadline to submit project to Pelican chapter: By 5:00 p.m. on September 13, 2018 Chapter-level winners announced: By October 19, 2018 Pelican Chapter EIC Awards Banquet: December 2018
DETAILS ELIGIBILITY ABC Pelican contractor members in good standing are eligible to enter. Projects must meet the following standards: • A company that experiences a safety-related fatality of a direct employee in the United States within the current program year (Oct. 16, 2017-Oct. 15, 2018) is NOT eligible to participate. If a subsidiary is a direct ABC member versus part of a larger holding company member, then the subsidiary with a safety-related fatality is not eligible, but another subsidiary of the same holding company may be. • No project that involves prime, multi-prime or sub-trade contractors with a safety-related fatality is eligible to be considered for an award. • ABC reserves the right to change an entry’s original category if it determines that a project’s opportunity to win will be enhanced in a different category. • ABC reserves the right to combine categories if there is only one project in a category. • Projects must be completed between October 16, 2017, and October 15, 2018. • All entries must follow the Entry Criteria section of this booklet. • A $350 entry fee must accompany each project submission via online registration. • Entries must be submitted electronically via dropbox and adhere to the guidelines outlined by ABC Pelican. • The Intent to Compete form and project entry fee must be submitted to ABC Pelican no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. • All entries must be submitted electronically no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018.
SUBMISSION PROCESS Excellence in Construction entries will be accepted via a Dropbox link, which will be provided to you upon receiving your intent to compete entry fee and form. Contact Lindsey Russ at firstname.lastname@example.org or (225) 753-2497 for more details.