Construction Person of the Year Submissions 2017
The Construction Person of the Year Award is part of the Contractor of the Year program presented by Alberta Venture and Merit Contractors Association. This award recognizes excellence in Alberta’s construction community. The recipient is chosen for a combination of principled leadership, strategic thinking and balanced workplace values. The Contractor of the Year Awards is featured in Alberta Venture’s May issue.
In addition to the magazine content, Alberta Venture will host an awards gala in April that will be attended by Contractor of the Year finalists and construction executives from across Alberta.
The Construction Person of the Year Award is adjudicated by an independent panel of industry, governmental, and post-secondary figures. To ensure unbiased selection, Alberta Venture and Merit Contractors are not on the awards selection committee.
Individuals eligible for the Construction Person of the Year must:
• Work for a company that sells construction services, employ trades people,
and/or contract out labour supply in the industrial, commercial, institutional, residential, civil, road building or oilfield construction sectors.
• Work for a company that has their head office within Canada and a branch
office in Alberta. Individuals hailing from both public and private companies
Responses to this Construction Person of the Year submission package will be
assessed by an independent selection panel and all decisions of the adjudication panel are final.
If selected as the Construction Person of the Year, participation in the program is required. Please note the following:
Recipient will be profiled in the May edition of Alberta Venture and the Alberta
edition of Open Mind including online profiles at albertaventure.com. In preparation for this coverage, participation is expected for interviews (video
and telephone) and photography sessions as required by Alberta Venture staff or freelance writers/photographers.
Recipient will receive two complimentary VIP reception and awards gala tickets. The Construction Person of the Year will be honoured at the awards gala in April 2017, where the award recipient will deliver a brief acceptance speech highlighting the nature of his or her successes in the construction industry.
- Nomination Deadline: January 27, 2017
- Judging will take place in late January.
- May 1, 2017 – The May issue of Alberta Venture will be published in print and online.
- The Contractor of the Year Awards Gala will be held in Edmonton in April 2017
If you have additional questions on how to complete the submission form or the adjudication process, please call 780-990-0839 ext 243 or email
Please fill out the form below or email the completed word document
DEADLINE: JANUARY 27, 2017