How to apply
ICPMA runs a well established annual Awards programme which is free to enter and recognises excellence in project management. Members can enter for their company, client or project they admire. We decided to introduce some changes for 2023, please see below.
Award winners benefit from an international recognition for outstanding achievement in construction project management!
This Award is given to projects, clients, the professional team and other participants who have shown outstanding innovation and quality of process used, with a final product to match.
About the award programme
About the application
The application process consists of 3 simple steps:
One pager overview
Individual short interviews with ICPMA representatives to discuss project entry and clarify questions
Submission of presentation, video or narrative for final judging
What we need from you
(1) One-pager Overview
We are looking for a one-pager key project data sheet, ideally with graphics, illustrations, photos etc, outlining the project objective and focus area (see below) and outstanding achievements with details such as:
Key Project Data (in brief)
Client, Project Manager and Project Team
Project description, type, sector and key parameters
Project Milestone Dates/Programme (and budget, if relevant)
Project challenges, key drivers and focus area (short overview)
Your award-worthy contribution, achievement, new technique or process (short overview)
Project photos or plans, graphics, diagrams/flowcharts of new processes etc
Categories (Focus areas):
The above list is non-conclusive, please contact us, if your project focus area is not listed so we can review your entry proposal.
Client approval confirmation
We would appreciate your confirmation that you have client approval to share the project information and that ICPMA would have approval to share your entry on our webpage and our official social media channels.
A template has been created for guidance or to download and use. This is available as PDF and Powerpoint file.
Sending the overview in
Please email your submission with company and contact details of the submitting party to email@example.com before the due date with the subject line
ICPMA Awards 2023 (1) - your project title
We would like to invite the submitting party of the pre-selected entries to individual 30mins video-interviews with ICPMA representative(s) to enable both parties to get to know each other, making this a personal experience and to ask/clarify questions about the project.
The Judges might identify some 'deep dives' from the overview for the final submission video/ presentation.
The submission shall be a continuation of the overview, providing some further details as discussed / clarified in the interview. We would like to understand from you :
Please outline the following:
A short introduction: how did you learn about the ICPMA; what motivated you to submit your project and who your company is, what you do
Your Project overview & 'Focus area': with key drivers and motivation behind it (why are you doing it) and your project sector. Feel free to include your submitted project overview here.
Project strategy and complexity: how to achieve the desired objective, identifying work streams, layers of challenges - by setting out the methodologies/processes or advanced tools/techniques used. Potential 'deep dives' as discussed in the interview
Project result & lessons learnt : challenges overcome and potential further improvement/ refinement areas. Potential 'deep dives' as discussed in the interview
Your award-worthy contribution & differentiator
The format is free to chose; our preferred format would be a 2-3 mins video (to be sent by wetransfer or similar) or powerpoint presentation, however, we would also accept a written narrative. It is important to cover the above 5 points so that our experienced judging panel can review and understand your drivers, the reasons and the achievements presented.
Please wetransfer or email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org before the due date with the subject line
ICPMA Awards 2023 (3) - your project title
One-pager overview template (Powerpoint)
One-pager overview template (PDF)