Excellence in Construction Awards

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Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC)

Submission Deadline: June 12, 2020

The Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC) recognizes and celebrates outstanding projects built by Washington-area ABC members annually. The awards competition serves to raise the level of construction standards throughout the industry by recognizing the workmanship of those who contribute and by showcasing the results of their dedication. Teamwork and cooperation between general contractors, specialty contractors, and material suppliers are prerequisites for building excellence into any construction project.

ABC of Metro Washington and Virginia are proud to host the Excellence in Construction Awards to honor the exceptional work created in the metropolitan Washington area each year. 


Important Dates to Remember:

  • Eligible projects must have been completed between January 1, 2019 and June 1, 2020
  • Deadline for entry: Friday, June 12, 2020 (Fee of $399 is required with each entry in each category.)
  • On-site Judging day: Thursday, July 30, 2020
  • EIC Awards presentation: Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Ritz Carlton, McLean, VA

New requirements:

  • If your firm is not STEP certified:
    • you must include your OSHA Form 300 and OSHA Form 300A for the year the submitted project was under construction
    • your company must sign the Construction Coalition for a Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace pledge at


New this year: you can begin the application process and finish at a later time. Select “Save & Continue Later” at bottom of each page. (You don’t have to create an account when prompted, just click on the last option at the bottom “Skip Create an Account")

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Guide to Award-Winning Project Submission: Check out these videos for tips and insight from the ABC National Business Development Committee