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

In addition to recognition during ABC’s National Excellence in Construction® Awards, winners of the National Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence Awards will be acknowledged by ABC throughout 2023 for their commitment to IDE. Award recipients will be showcased online, via email and in ABC’s Construction Executive magazine. Winners are also invited to participate in ABC’s Annual Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Summit.


United Rentals Inc., the world’s largest equipment rental company, is ABC’s IDE program sponsor and supports ABC’s IDE initiatives, including the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Summit and National Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence Awards.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022: Applications and nominations accepted

Monday, Oct. 3, 2022: Nomination deadline (nomination not required to apply for an award)

Friday, Nov. 25, 2022: Submission deadline. Deadline extended!


Nominations are not required to apply.

Application Entry/Deadline
Application form and supporting documentation must be completed in full online by Nov. 18, 2022.

Applicants are encouraged to upload supporting documentations to strength submission.

Entry Fee
The entry fee of $395 may be submitted by credit card.

Application Copy and Criteria (Please note these applications are for reference only, all submissions must be completed online)

Award categories 

Small and Emerging Contractor
General Contractor (under $33 Million in annual revenue) and Subcontractor
General Contractor (over $33 Million in annual revenue)
Supplier and Associate

* ABC reserves the right not to present the award or to award to one or more candidates, dependent on the suitability of the applications.

More Information
Specific questions may be directed to [email protected].