Dates: Apr 6, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
Location: Westin Bayshore Hotel, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – British Columbia (ACEC-BC) will celebrate the best of consulting engineering in British Columbia on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the 30th annual Awards for Engineering Excellence Dinner Gala. This premier professional and social event, attended by more than 500 industry leaders, will be held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel.


The evening will celebrate the results of the annual Awards for Engineering Excellence competition for technical innovation in the following categories: Buildings, Municipal & Civil Infrastructure, Transportation & Bridges, Energy & Industry, Natural Resource & Habitat, Soft Engineering and Projects Under $2.5 Million. The most prestigious honour, The Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Engineering Excellence, will be awarded to the project ACEC-BC believes has excelled the most among all categories.


ACEC-BC will also recognize the outstanding contributions of individuals by presenting the Meritorious Achievement Award and the Young Professional Award. The Meritorious Achievement Award will be received by an individual who has demonstrated significant contributions to engineering, the development of the industry and the community. The Young Professional Award will recognize an individual in the first 10 years of their career who exhibits outstanding achievement in their field of practice, excellence in business practices, and community leadership.


Outstanding clients of ACEC-BC members will also be recognized in the presentation of the Client of the Year Award. This award promotes and encourages best practices by clients. Nominations are based on criteria that included communication and relationship management, appropriate risk assessment management and allocation, use of fair and balanced contracts and appropriate procurement and delivery methodology that leads to clear scope.


ACEC-BC members work closely with federal, provincial and municipal governments and agencies, as well as private sector clients to achieve these noteworthy engineering triumphs, and the Awards Gala is an evening to celebrate the hard work that goes into every project across British Columbia.