February 2012

Enter the 2012 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards!

Entries to the 2012 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards are now invited


Now in their 44th year, the awards are the most prestigious honours recognizing consulting engineering in Canada.

The awards are a joint program of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC) and Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. Winning projects are selected based on high quality engineering, imagination and innovation.

The Stage I deadline is Tuesday, March 27.



The Awards
Schreyer Award
The highest honour each year is the Schreyer Award. It is presented to the project the best demonstrates technical excellence and innovation by a consulting engineering firm. Past winners include such national icons as the Confederation Bridge in P.E.I., the Canada Line in Vancouver, the retractable roof over the Skydome, and the CN Tower in Toronto.

Tree for Life Award
This award was inaugurated in 2008 and is given annually to a project that demonstrates outstanding environmental stewardship. Past winners include the Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Calgary and Enermodal's office in Kitchener, "A Grander View." This award is chosen from projects entered in all categories.

Awards of Excellence (increased this year!)
Up to 12 Awards of Excellence will be given at the judges’ discretion. These are selected from all categories.

Why You Should Enter

CCE Awards Gala - Industry’s Premier Networking Event

Presentation of the awards are made at the CCE Awards Gala dinner in Ottawa on November 1st, 2012. The CCE Awards Gala is a premier networking opportunity for ACEC members and a showcase for the accomplishments of the industry. Firms must be a member of ACEC to be eligible.

Raise the Industry Profile and Participate in ACEC’s Parliament Hill Day
Representatives of the winning firms are invited to participate in ACEC’s Parliament Hill Day, where they will be part of an exclusive group of ACEC members who will meet face-to-face with high-ranking parliamentarians on key issues for the industry.

National Recognition for your Firm
The list of winners is publicized nationwide and the projects are published in a special issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine. In addition, ACEC and CCE will jointly issue a Press Release to media in your local area.

Judging of the submissions will take place in mid-June and you will be notified soon afterwards whether or not your firm has won an award.  The judging panel consists of eminent Canadian engineers and other knowledgeable experts who are not directly employed in the consulting engineering business sector.

NOTE: These national awards are held independently of the provincial awards programs for consulting engineers and have different judging criteria.

Stage I Deadline - Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Notice of Intention to Enter & Entry Fee of $300.00 + HST 13% due.

Full details on the entry process, please visit:

Contact:  Bronwen Parsons, Editor, Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine, 80 Valleybrook Drive, Toronto, Ontario, M3B 2S9, Tel. 416-510-5119, bparsons@ccemag.com.

For full details on the ACEC Awards Gala, please visit:

Association of Consulting Engineering
Companies | Canada
420 - 130 Albert St, Ottawa ON K1P 5G4
Tel.: 1-800-565-0569 Fax: (613) 236-6193