Upcoming Event

2018 Innovation & Excellence Awards

The annual QMCA awards are back and bigger than ever, as we look to recognise the outstanding work that our members, partners and suppliers undertake in Queensland.

This year we are delighted to have expanded our awards to showcase the brightest and best that our industry has to offer. And we’ve made our Award Event bigger than ever as we will welcome over 500  leaders from the contracting, engineering, consulting, government and industry environments. The MC for the long-lunch will be Dr Karl Kruszelnicki AM.

What are you waiting for? Click on award below to see the criteria, submit your expression of interest and you could join a company of prestigious past winners and their projects.

QMCA Contractors Award (QMCA Members Only)

The QMCA Contractors’ Award, seeks to showcase the most innovative concept that has
led to an increase in productivity or increased efficiency whilst maintaining productivity.

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QMCA Design Consultants Award

The QMCA Design Consultants Award, is to showcase the most innovative concept in an
engineering discipline associated with a civil infrastructure project in Queensland.

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QMCA Subcontractors and Suppliers Award

The QMCA Subcontractors and Suppliers Award, is to showcase the most innovative
concept by a subcontractor or supplier in supporting the delivery of a civil infrastructure project in Queensland.

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Ian Harrington Award (QMCA Members Only)

This Award, the Ian Harrington Award, is intended to recognise an individual or team from a QMCA member company that has “gone above and beyond” in its collaboration to achieve an outstanding result.

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Award Process

To enter the awards is simple and easy, encompassing 5 stages.

  • Step 1 – Expressions of Interest
  • Step 2 – Shortlisting
  • Step 3 – Full Submissions
  • Step 4 – Full Submission Evaluation
  • Step 5 – Presentation of the Awards
  • Entrants will be asked to pay a submission fee of:
    • $2,500 (excl GST) per entry – Contractor, Design Consultant and Ian Harrington Award)
    • $1,500 (excl GST) per entry – Subcontractor Award

Key Dates

  • Expressions of Interest (EOIs) closes Friday 20 July. Please note an entry fee ($2,500 excl GST per entry – Contractor, Design Consultant and Ian Harrington Award and $1,500 excl GST per entry – Subcontractor Award) is to be paid on submission of the EOI.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified on Friday 3 August 2018
  • Full submissions Friday 14 September 2018
  • Awards will be presented at QMCA’s annual long lunch on Friday 5
    October 2018

Awards Presentation Event

Winners will be announced at the annual QMCA industry long-lunch on Friday 5th October 2018 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank.

The QMCA Award event has grown to become a major industry function on the Brisbane calendar and this year we expect the event to sell-out at over 500 leaders from the contracting, engineering, consulting, government and industry environments. The MC for the long-lunch will be Dr Karl Kruszelnicki AM. The lunch will also feature Michael McQueen – a multi-award-winning speaker, trend forecaster and five-time bestselling author.


Sponsors

Queensland Major Contractors Association (QMCA) invites corporate partners and industry
bodies to support the QMCA 2018 Innovation Awards.

QMCA is seeking sponsorship partners for its 2018 Innovation Awards and has developed the following packages (which can be adapted to suit specific needs):

  • Platinum
  • Gold
  • Bar

Sponsorship of the Awards will provide an excellent opportunity for exposure to many key decision-makers in the construction industry.

Click to download – QMCA Innovation Awards 2018 – Sponsorship Proposal

If you would like to be a sponsor of this year’s event, please let us know soonest via return email, but at the very latest by COB Friday 6 July 2018 as we aim to begin marketing the event in mid-July. When accepting sponsorship, please also return email with your company logo that we will use on all marketing material.

If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact Lorelei Broadbent at the QMCA office, at admin@qmca.com.au or tel 3211 4900.

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