The Constructech Best Team of the Year Awards will be awarded to those that demonstrate how emerging technologies, as well as skills required for craft positions, will help solve the construction workforce shortage. There are four different categories to submit in.
Best Team by Region Award: This award will recognizes one company within each industry within infrastructure, heavy highway, residential and commercial that leverages emerging technologies as well as skills required for craft positions to solve the construction workforce shortage. The award will be presented and broken out by region, for four total awards, Midwest, Northeast, South, and West.
Educational Program Award: The University Ideas Award was created to recognize a college, trade or university for their programs to address the industry’s talent crisis by encouraging the education and development of the construction workforce within their individual programs. One award will be presented in this category.
Individual Ideas Award: This was created to recognize a high school and/or student that creates new ideas and fosters new thinking to encourage students to enter the field of construction to improve efficiency, productivity, safety and cost savings. One award will be presented in this category.
Lifetime Achievement Award: The award was created to recognize an individual who has focused on new ways to spark construction to become more productive, as a result this leader's efforts have resulted in a strong community and earnings. One award will be presented in this category.
“Education is the key to solving the skilled labor shortage,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director,Constructech magazine, and president, Specialty Publishing Media. “The Best Team of the Year Awards will award those who are transforming construction within infrastructure, heavy highway, residential, and commercial.”
The Constructech Best Team of the Year Awards will be announced at a dinner following the Constructech Technology Day conference, which will be held in Chicago, Ill., this August. Companies can submit for the awards online.