Awards

Award that looks like a glass pyramidProject Achievement Awards

America's leading professional construction and program managers deliver creative and innovative projects around the world. Many of these projects have a great story to tell, regardless of size or complexity. Whether a small elementary school renovation, a large federal installation, or a dam, successful projects represent lessons learned in our industry. And we want to know about them! Project nominations were due by June 1 and are now closed. For more information, click here to download our awards brochure. If you have questions, please contact us


Person of the Year

The Person of the Year Award is given annually to an industry leader who has made significant contributions on behalf of the construction management industry. This industry advocate possesses unparalleled leadership, high quality workmanship, and has an outstanding record of accomplishment. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Distinguished Owner Award

The CMAA Distinguished Owner Award recognizes an owner member who understands the value of a professional CM on the job and whose consistent actions, with a demonstrated record over a number of years, have made meaningful/extraordinary contributions to the advancement of the CM profession, such as mentoring, advocating, promoting, and selecting professional CMs. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Distinguished Service Award

The CMAA Distinguished Service Award recognizes a service provider member whose consistent actions, with a demonstrated record over a number of years, have made meaningful/extraordinary contributions to the advancement of the CM profession, such as mentoring, advocating, promoting, and selecting professional CMs. Nominations are due by June 15. Learn more.


The Bruce D'Agostino Award for Owner Outreach (formerly known as the Owner Education Award)

The Bruce D'Agostino Award for Owner Outreach, formerly the Owner Education Award, recognizes demonstrated leadership by individuals or organizations in raising the bar of owner professionalism in the construction management industry. This award recognizes service provider or owner members who have educated or engaged owner organizations in a way that promotes the construction management profession and the use of qualified construction managers. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Leader in Sustainability

The CMAA Leader in Sustainability Award recognizes individuals for outstanding leadership in innovation or best practices in sustainability in the construction management industry. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


The Power of Community

The Power of Community Award recognizes a project or program team that has demonstrated special engagement with the community on a project requiring special sensitivity or understanding of unique community norms. The winning team will have identified community concerns, demonstrated constructive involvement with the community over time, established strong, reciprocal relationships, and showed compassion and a dedication to open communication. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Educator of the Year

The CMAA Educator of the Year Award emphasizes excellence in teaching. The award recognizes and celebrates a full-time educator for outstanding professional accomplishments and a commitment to construction management education. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Distinguished Young Professional Award

The Distinguished Young Professional Award recognizes and celebrates a full-time professional for outstanding professional accomplishments and a commitment to the CM industry early in his/her career. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Chair's Award for Safety

This award recognizes a CMAA member firm (owner or service provider) with a record of commitment to safety and a culture of safety education on all projects during the past calendar year. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Chair's Award for Innovation

The CMAA Chair's Award for Innovation recognizes individuals, teams, or firms (owner or service provider) who used creativity to develop new or improved processes, methods, systems, products, or services, and encouraged others to do the same. This award is given to those who made innovation a priority among team members and encouraged reasonable and calculated risk-taking, and as a result, improved the delivery of a specific project or contributed to the transformation of the industry. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Chair's Award for Diversity and Inclusion

The CMAA Chair's Award for Diversity and Inclusion recognizes a CMAA member or member firm (owner or service provider) with a demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion, social justice, or community and social responsibility and a record of acting on that commitment. This commitment is not limited to a single project or the practice of construction management and may be expressed in any area of the nominee’s life or work. Nominations were due by June 15 and are now closed. Learn more.


Mehdi Heydari CCM of the Year 

The Mehdi Heydari CCM of the Year award recognizes a CCM who demonstrates exceptional achievement, high professional standards, community involvement and contributions to the construction management profession. Nominations are due by July 1. Learn more.