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Associated Builders and Contractors – Greater Tennessee Chapter invites you to enter your company’s best projects in the 24th Annual Excellence In Construction (EIC) Awards.

The EIC Awards recognize outstanding merit shop construction projects throughout Middle and East Tennessee.  EIC awards honor contractors, project architects, engineers and owners.

2019 Excellence in Construction Awards
Thursday, September 26, 2019  |  Omni Nashville Hotel

OPEN JUNE 12, 2019  |  CLOSE AUGUST 5, 2019

For full application requirements, click here. 


  • All contractor members of the Greater Tennessee Chapter, in good standing, are eligible to enter.

  • Entered projects must be scheduled for substantial completion between August 1, 2018 and August 1, 2019.

  • All entries must follow the guidelines contained herein.

  • Intent to compete and payment are due by Monday, August 5, 2019. You must complete this section to gain access to the full application.

  • Project submissions are due by Monday, August 5, 2019. No projects will be accepted after 11:59pm CST on the 5th. 

  • The project entry fee is $400 for each project submitted – check or credit card accepted.

  • Please enter all project information as you wish it to appear on any awards and printed materials with special attention to all company names: Spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and full business names (LLC, Inc., Co. vs. Company, and so on). 

  • Subcontractor lists: You do NOT have to provide an exhaustive list of subs who worked on your project. We do recommend listing major contributors at minimum. No extra points are given for a full list, though you are welcome to submit all parties.

  • Third-party Photography Release #1 
    If any photos being submitted were taken by a third-party photographer, the photographer’s written authorization to use the photos is required. In order to comply, you must upload a copy of the signed licensing agreement.
    2019 Photo Release Form: https://bit.ly/2MBR3hU  

  • Per national rules, no project with a safety related fatality can receive consideration for an award

One required item not contained in the online process is an Executive Summary for each project submitted. Executive Summaries may be used during the production of the awards video presentation. The Executive Summary should reflect the highlights of the project and should be 100 words or less. Editing will be at the discretion of ABC staff. Please upload the Executive Summary to the Supplemental Materials section.

Email any questions to  Lyndsie McClure at Lyndsie@abctennessee.com.

Thank you for your interest in participating!