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The 2014 Contractor of the Year Awards Gala

Jan 31, 2014

Shake hands and network with Alberta’s top contractors at the 2014 Contractor of the Year Awards Gala, presented by Alberta Venture, Merit Contractors Association, and Alberta Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association. Taking place in Calgary on April 17th at the Westin Hotel, the Contractor of the Year Awards Gala recognizes those companies and individuals whose efforts have stood out in this vital $65 billion industry. Out of 16 finalists, 7 awards will be presented including the prestigious Construction Person of the Year Award.


Questions? Contact Sarah Branton at 780-990-0839 ext 244


Event Info

Location: The Westin Calgary
320 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2S6

  • Gala Registration and VIP Reception: 5:30 pm
  • Dinner: 6:30 pm
  • Awards Presentation: 7:30 pm
  • Event close and Dessert Reception: 8:30 pm



Trade Contractor Under 15 Million Annual Revenue

  • Alta Pro Electric
  • EverLine Coatings & Services
  • Falco Electrical Systems Ltd.

Trade Contractor Over 15 Million Annual Revenue

  • Concept Electric
  • EPCOR Technologies
  • NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corp

General Contractor Under 50 Million Annual Revenue

  • Carbon Constructors Inc.
  • Maverick Oilfield Services Ltd.
  • Rockwood Custom Homes


General Contractor Over 50 Million Annual Revenue

  • GCS Energy Services Ltd.
  • Strike Energy Services
  • Synergy Projects

Heavy Civil Contractor of the Year

  • Graham Group Ltd.
  • PCL Construction Management
  • Pidherney’s Trucking

Construction Person of the Year:

Les LaRocque, President of Botting & Associates Alberta


The 2014 Construction Person of the Year


Les LaRocque, President of Botting & Associates Alberta, 2014 Construction Person of the Year. Photo by Curtis Comeau

Les LaRocque, President of Botting & Associates Alberta, has been selected as the 2014 Construction Person of the Year. Mr. LaRocque will be delivering a short inspirational speech at the awards dinner on the nature of success and the growth of Alberta’s construction industry.


Our Program Partners

Merit Contractors Association - Representing the voice of open shop construction in Alberta, Merit Contractors Association focuses on the human resource needs of the construction industry. Established in 1986 in Alberta, Merit works to provide non-union construction employees with benefit plans, excellent working conditions, practical training
programs and access to all construction sites. Today, the Alberta association has more than 1,200 member companies including general, sub-trade and maintenance contractors in all sectors of the construction industry.

Alberta Heavy Construction and Road Builders Association – The Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction (ARHCA) is the largest heavy construction Association in Canada with more than 800 corporate members, representing approximately 50,000 direct employees ($1.8 billion payroll). The Association represents contractors who work on the construction and rehabilitation of highways, municipal roads, bridges, sewer, and water projects, as well as the suppliers (such as equipment dealers, finance companies, aggregate suppliers, law firms, etc.), and consulting engineers who work with them. ARHCA member companies can also be found constructing streets, curbs and gutters, sewer and water systems, and other infrastructure for residential, commercial, oilfield, oil sands and forestry projects.

Previous Year’s List and Event

The 2013 Contractor of the Year Awards Winners and Event

The 2012 Contractor Awards winners and event

The 2011 Contractor Awards winners

2014 Sponsorship OpportunitiesIf you are interested in sponsoring the 2014 Contractor of the Year Awards, please contact Anita McGillis at 1-403-228-4337 ext. 229, or email

Presented By

Award Sponsors B&B CARD Working Bank insight logo colour
Dessert Sponsor ecca 356 logo










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