CCEA 2024

Elevate your firm’s achievements and gain national recognition through the prestigious Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, a collaborative initiative of ACEC-Canada and Canadian Consulting Engineer. This esteemed program bestows the industry's highest honor upon projects by ACEC-Canada members, highlighting exceptional engineering accomplishments that exemplify ingenuity and innovation. These projects not only connect communities but also contribute to economic growth, safety, and sustainability, leaving a lasting and often immeasurable impact that deserves to be recognized and celebrated!

The Awards

Up to 20 Awards of Excellence will be presented at the judges’ discretion, chosen from all categories. Additionally, Special Achievement Awards will be designated by the jury among projects entered in all categories, including:

  • Schreyer Award: The highest honor for technical excellence and innovation by a consulting engineering firm.
  • Breton Environmental Award: Recognizing outstanding environmental achievement.
  • Ambassador Award: Presented to a project showcasing Canadian engineering expertise executed outside Canada.
  • Engineering a Better Canada Award: Awarded to the project that most enhances the social, economic, or cultural quality of life of Canadians.
  • Outreach Award: Recognizing a company's contributions and services for a community, in Canada or elsewhere.

Why You Should Enter

National Recognition for Your Firm

The Awards offer a unique platform for ACEC-Canada members to showcase their firm's talent and expertise. Winners receive extensive exposure through nationwide press releases, prominent placement on ACEC-Canada's website, and detailed project features in a dedicated issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer.

#20DaysofExcellence Social Media Campaign

Award-winning firms enjoy additional visibility during ACEC-Canada's #20DaysofExcellence social media campaign. Throughout November, each weekday features a different award-winning project, providing valuable exposure and recognition.

Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala Celebration

The pinnacle of recognition occurs during a celebratory gala event in late October, where the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards are announced. Stay tuned for details on the 2024 event.

Important Deadlines

- **Stage 1 Deadline** Closed on Thursday, March 21, 2024
  - Notice of Intention to Enter - Online form
  - Entry Fee: $425.00 + applicable taxes (non-refundable)

- **Stage 2 Deadline** Wednesday, April 17, 2024
The Stage 2 forms will be made available in mid-March. In the interim, please refer to the 2024 Information & Entry Rules for details on the information that will be required in these forms. 

2024 Information & Entry Rules

For comprehensive details on the entry process, please visit the Canadian Consulting Engineer website. Contact Peter Saunders, Editor, Canadian Consulting Engineer, at Tel. 416-510-5119 or


Submissions will be judged in mid-June, with firms notified shortly afterward. The panel comprises eminent Canadian engineers and experts not directly employed in the consulting engineering sector.

**Note:** These national awards operate independently of provincial programs and have distinct judging criteria. Eligible projects must be completed from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2023, and firms must be ACEC-Canada members to be eligible.