Excellence in Construction® Awards



The Excellence in Construction® Awards Dinner
is the industry’s premier competition that recognizes innovative and exemplary merit shop construction projects, world-class safety and diversity programs. Join industry leaders at the EIC awards dinner to celebrate the year's top projects and their teams.

EIC awards recognize contractors as well as the projects' architects, engineers and owners. Additionally, EIC winners will be recognized in a special section of the Nashville Business Journal and Knoxville publications; and, news releases will be distributed to regional and national construction-related media outlets. 

Associated Builders and Contractors – Greater Tennessee Chapter invites you to enter your company’s best projects in the 22nd Annual Excellence In Construction (EIC) Awards. The EIC Awards recognize outstanding merit shop projects throughout Middle and East Tennessee.

NEW THIS YEAR - Online entry for projects allowing for a more streamlined process for participants and judges. Winners who want to participate in ABC National Awards program will have the advantage of pre-prepared submissions.

 Event notes:
- The awards event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
- All contractor members of the Greater Tennessee Chapter,  in good standing, are eligible to enter.
- Entered projects must be scheduled for substantial completion between August 1, 2016 and August 1, 2017.
- All entries must follow the guidelines contained in the online application.
- Intent to participate and payment is due by August 1, 2017.
- Submissions are due by August 11, 2017.
- An entry fee of $400 for each project submitted – check or credit card accepted.
- Per national rules, no project with a safety related fatality can receive consideration for an award. If your company has had a fatality this last year, please contact DHan James.

Here is our letter of criteria to follow for the application:  EIC letter.

Please follow this link to register intent to participate and to submit your projects: 
ABC Greater TN EIC Awards. 


Third-party photographer release form: here.

Sponsorship information and registration for the October 19th's ceremony will be coming soon. 

Thank you for your interest in participating and for the amazing work you are doing throughout Tennessee.