DOUBLE TREE HILTON JBR / DUBAI / UAE

300 Guests
6 Judges / 18 Awards
1 gala awards dinner

26 November 2018
2017 Awards

Categories

Companies must have an office in the Middle East to be eligible for these awards.

Construction Awards


  • Construction Contractor of the Year
  • MEP Contractor of the Year
Construction Contractor of the Year
  • For a contractor operating in the general construction field, with emphasis on nominees who showcase their technical excellence and professional capabilities in delivering portfolios focused on residential, commercial, retail, hospitality and entertainment projects, amongst others.
MEP Contractor of the Year
  • For a MEP contractor operating in the GCC construction industry. Judges will assess technical excellence and professional capabilities, while looking for a company to demonstrate how they have helped their clients to achieve efficiencies and savings on their projects.
  • Specialist Contractor of the Year
  • Developer of the Year
Specialist Contractor of the Year
  • For a tier 2 contractor that specialises in niche areas of the construction industry. Covering fit-out, fire protection, building services and piling, all the way through to cladding and glazing, these contractors are the best in the industry and provide their clients and partners with expertise, quality and commitment.
Developer of the Year
  • This award is targeted at real estate developers in the GCC who have conceptualised and brought into reality real estate projects that shape the landscapes of the region’s cities. Operating across a range of sectors, including commercial, residential, mixed-use, leisure and entertainment, these developers are the icons of the real estate field.

Infrastructure Awards


  • Infrastructure Contractor of the Year
Infrastructure Contractor of the Year
  • For a contractor that has majority of its business in infrastructure construction work, with emphasis on nominees who showcase their technical excellence and professional capabilities in delivering portfolios focused on infrastructure projects.
  • Infrastructure Leader of the Year (Government Department)
Infrastructure Leader of the Year (Government Department)
  • For a government department that has helped lead the development infrastructure in its country. From scale of projects, through to leadership on the ground, these government departments are the foundations of regional development.

Individual Awards


  • Construction Executive of the Year
  • Construction Woman of the Year
Construction Executive of the Year
  • The Construction Executive of the year is an award that celebrates the strong leadership and vision of the region’s best construction CEOs. It celebrates those leaders who have set new boundaries for their companies or provided a calming hand on the tiller during turbulent times. This award is restricted to regional and country heads, managing directors and CEOs only.
Construction Woman of the Year
  • This award goes to the women making significant strides in the regional construction industry, succeeding in a traditionally male-dominated environment. Big Project ME would like to utilise this award to recognise the efforts of female construction professionals in the GCC, and salute their achievements in this most competitive and challenging field. This award is restricted to women in leadership positions within their companies, highlighting those individuals who demonstrated vision and innovation in their fields.
  • Construction Professional of the Year
Construction Professional of the Year
  • The Construction Professional of the Year celebrates the individuals who have made significant contributions to their companies over the course of the year. These talented individuals will have helped their respective companies and divisions be amongst the best in the GCC, while showcasing their leadership and management skills in the process. This award is restricted to upper and middle management only.

Project Awards


  • Construction Project of the Year
  • Infrastructure Project of the Year (Roads, Rail and Transport)
  • Sustainable Project of the Year
Construction Project of the Year
  • For a contractor for their work on a construction project completed within the last financial year. This award focuses on the residential, commercial, retail, hospitality and entertainment segments of the market.
Infrastructure Project of the Year (Roads, Rail and Transport)
  • For a contractor for their work on a road, rail and/or transport infrastructure construction project completed within the last financial year.
Sustainable Project of the Year
  • Recognises the efforts of a contractor or developer in building a project that meets the highest sustainability standards – from design and development, through to construction and operations.
  • Big Project ME’s Project of the Year
  • Infrastructure Project of the Year (Social and Economic Infrastructure)
Big Project ME’s Project of the Year
  • An editor’s choice award that will go to a project covered over the last year by the editorial team at Big Project ME. Nominations for this award will only be chosen from projects featured in the magazine. Nominees will be asked to provide details and supporting documentation for these awards, should they be needed.
Infrastructure Project of the Year (Social and Economic Infrastructure)
  • For a contractor for their work on a project focused on hospitals, schools, government buildings and likewise completed within the last financial year.

Sustainability Awards


  • Sustainable Construction Company of the Year
  • Sustainable Initiative of the Year
Sustainable Construction Company of the Year
  • For a building materials supplier or manufacturer who has embraced sustainability principles and looks to help their clients achieve their green targets.
Sustainable Initiative of the Year
  • For the efforts of a construction-focused company towards ensuring that their organisation, staff and projects follow sustainable practices to the fullest.
  • Sustainable Government Department of the Year
  • Sustainable Contractor of the Year
Sustainable Government Department of the Year
  • For government entities that have shown leadership and vision when it comes to sustainability – either through embracing the core concept, or through setting a vision or guideline for its partners to follow on a project.
Sustainable Contractor of the Year
  • For a contractor that has embraced sustainability in all its forms and aspects, and implements these practices across its projects and company.

Technology and Innovation Awards


  • Excellence in BIM Implementation
  • Skills Development Programme of the Year
Excellence in BIM Implementation
  • This award recognises companies that have best utilised BIM to transform their business and operations. Judges will consider those companies that have begun to expand the scope of their BIM utilisation, using it to improve and streamline their businesses’ performance.
Skills Development Programme of the Year
  • This award is in recognition of those construction companies that have put in place training and professional development programmes that educate and upskill their staff, allowing them to become valued assets to their employers.
  • HSE Leader of the Year
HSE Leader of the Year
  • This award is in recognition of those companies that have implemented stellar HSE initiatives across the board – from campaigns in company offices, through to education and training programmes on construction sites and at labourer accommodations.

Event Sponsors

Thank you to all our amazing partners and sponsors for your support

Gold Sponsor

La Casa Architects & Engineering Consultants



Gold Sponsor

Pace Architecture Engineering + Planning



Silver Sponsor

Construction Computer Software