Celebrating the projects,
teams, and individuals supporting
innovation and technology in the built environment.
15 March 2023
First of all, when is the deadline to submit all nominations?
The deadline for the nominations is the 15th February 2023.
Is the award for regional activities?
The Awards cover the entire Middle East region. Companies operating within this region will be eligible for nomination.
Who can submit a nomination?
Any authorised person from within an organisation that serves the digital built environment can nominate the company, or an individual working for or with that company, for an award. All nominations must be via the nomination form
Are there different criteria for each category?
Yes, there are five different nomination criteria to suit the categories. The criteria for the different categories can be found here:
An introduction to the company that outlines why you are nominating it for an award
A list of significant work that has been completed between September 2021 and September 2022 or is underway at the time you are submitting your nomination
A summary of company performance between September 2021 and September 2022 should be included. Financial information, growth data and proof of performance is very much welcomed and will be treated as confidential. Please do not send standard investor relations documents, these will not be considered
Detailed testimonials from clients and project partners
High-resolution images of projects that you have consulted on –project can be in progress or complete
An introduction to the individual being nominated and why they should win the award
A list of projects successfully worked on during the nomination period
Testimonials from colleagues and partners on the projects worked on
Tangible results delivered by the individuals nominated
Can you give me any advice on submitting my nomination?
Please submit the nomination form accurately and completely. Utilise the word limits to their fullest and follow the criteria instructions for each category sections as closely as possible. It is important that you provide full, but concise, information about the organisation, project or individual you are nominating. Focus on explaining what you are doing and why you deserve to win. We know and work with your companies, so keep the introductions to a minimum and focus on getting the crucial pieces of information across. It’s helpful to include statistics, numbers and data to demonstrate impact and show progression. If you need help or advice when completing the form, please use the contact details listed.
Will every group that is nominated receive an award?
The winner for each award is chosen by an independent panel of judges, drawn from across the construction industry. While there is only one winner per category, the judges do distinguish two further nominations with a ‘highly commended’ recognition. This will be announced on the night of the awards, prior to the winner being revealed.
What supporting documentation should I provide?
While you must fill up your nomination form via the website, you will also be able to upload supporting documentation and images prior to submitting the form. Once you submit, all attached documentation and files, along with your completed nomination form, will be uploaded to our secure servers.
What happens after I upload my nomination?
Should your nomination be successful, you will receive an automatically generated confirmation email. Please check both your regular email and junk mail folders, as sometimes, spam filters may stop this email. If you feel that there might be a problem with your nomination upload, please contact the editorial team at Big Project ME. However, we will not be able to discuss any particular nominations while it is up for consideration, or if it does not succeed in making the final list.
Can I send extra information with my nomination?
All your relevant information for your nomination MUST be included when you submit your nomination form online. Your nomination will only be judged by the information you have uploaded and submitted. If any extra information is required, we will directly contact the relevant company or individual that has been nominated.
Can I tell someone that they have been nominated?
Yes, of course! In fact, we may even contact them to clarify or follow up on nominations.
What will a successful nominee receive if they are chosen by the judges?
Each winner will receive a custom designed trophy engraved with the winner’s details and extensive press coverage in both print and online media and social media.
How can we nominate?
There are a number of different categories that you can submit a nomination for. Nominating is a simple, four-step process that you can prepare in advance for by looking at the steps and screenshots below.
Once you’ve clicked the ‘Submit your Nomination’ dropdown link, you’ll be taken to the welcome screen. Take note of the information here, as it provides tips on what to include in your nomination.
Here, you’ll need to put in your details, so we can add you to our database and contact you, should you be shortlisted for any of the categories that you’ve nominated for. Please ensure the details you enter are accurate.
It’s now time to nominate. Choose the award that you’d like to nominate for and complete the form accordingly. In the ‘Reason for Nomination’ box, focus on why you think the nomination is worthy of recognition. The ‘Summary of Achievement’ box can be used to highlight key points related to the nomination, while the ‘Submission Description’ box gives you the opportunity to go into greater detail about your nomination.
Here, you have the opportunity to attach supporting documentation with your nomination. If, for example, you are nominating for the ‘Digital Construction Project of the Year’ award, you can include testimonial letters from your clients and customers.
Please note that you can only upload a maximum of 5 files, with a total file size of 8MB.
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