The ABC National Diversity Excellence Awards recognize members that display exemplary diversity leadership in their company, workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices and training and mentoring programs.

Important National Diversity Excellence Awards Program Dates
  • Begin Accepting Submission: Friday, Sept. 4
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, Oct. 11 (nominations are not required to apply for an award)             
  • Submission Deadline: Friday, Nov. 27
  • Notification of Award Winners: Mid-Dec. 2020
  • March 10, 2021 winners will be celebrated at the 31st Annual National Excellence in Construction® Awards Gala in Grapevine, Texas.

Categories and corresponding applications for your review prior to access the awards platform. (All 2020 applications must be submitted electronically.) PDF copies are for your reference only.

Entry Fee

The entry fee of $395 may be submitted by credit card or by check made payable to Associated Builders and Contractors. Checks should be mailed to ABC National, Attn: Diversity, 440 First St. Suite 200,Washington, D.C. 20001   

Questions on the program may be directed to the Diversity Committee Staff Liaison, Tia Perry at perry@abc.org or diversity@abc.org.

2019 Award Recipients 

• General Contractor: Austin Commercial, Dallas

• Subcontractor: Allied Mechanical Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan

• Supplier: United Rentals, Stamford, Connecticut

2018 Award Recipients

United Rentals Inc., the world’s largest equipment rental company, sponsors ABC’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, including the Diversity & Inclusion Summit and National Diversity Excellence Awards.    

 

 

 

 

 

Applications are currently closed. Stay tuned!

 

Congratulations to our 2018 Winners!

2018 winners were awarded March 27, 2019 in Long Beach, California.

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IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
  • Monday, Oct. 15, 2019 – Date by which construction of the submitted project must be completed
  • Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 – Phase I: Deadline to register your project (intent to compete)
  • Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 – Phase II: Deadline to submit the final application, supplemental materials and payment. Applicants will have until 11:59 p.m. ET to finalize all applications.
  • Mid-Dec., 2019 – All applicants will receive an email detailing the results. Be sure to add eic@abc.org to your list of safe senders so this important email is received. Many times these emails are intercepted and land in spam folders, so please consider this important suggestion.
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020 – Winners will be celebrated at the 30th Annual National Excellence in Construction® Awards Gala in Nashville, Tennessee.
 

 

 

 

 

Applications are currently closed. Stay tuned!

 

Congratulations to our 2018 Winners!

2018 winners were awarded March 27, 2019 in Long Beach, California.

View 29th EIC winners - Web Banner

 

 


 
 



IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
  • Monday, Oct. 15, 2019 – Date by which construction of the submitted project must be completed
  • Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 – Phase I: Deadline to register your project (intent to compete)
  • Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 – Phase II: Deadline to submit the final application, supplemental materials and payment. Applicants will have until 11:59 p.m. ET to finalize all applications.
  • Mid-Dec., 2019 – All applicants will receive an email detailing the results. Be sure to add eic@abc.org to your list of safe senders so this important email is received. Many times these emails are intercepted and land in spam folders, so please consider this important suggestion.
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020 – Winners will be celebrated at the 30th Annual National Excellence in Construction® Awards Gala in Nashville, Tennessee.