Virtual Awards Ceremonies

Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards Ceremony

Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards 2021: Virtual Summit & Awards Ceremony

Thursday 1 July 2021  |  Various times  |  Free

You’re invited to our Virtual Summit & Awards Ceremony.

Explore the biggest topics affecting our industry, the ways we can improve, and what lies ahead for us in 2022 at our Summit with 10 panel discussions – chaired by industry leaders alongside our game-changing finalists.

  • Get involved with judges & peers
  • Ask your questions
  • Learn about innovation & the future of the industry
  • Discover our finalists - with the best projects, collaborations and initiatives in our industry!

Suitable for everyone with an interest in construction and the built environment.

Afterwards, join us for our 2021 Awards Ceremony where we'll announce our winners!

For your complimentary invitation, please register below:


Summit room 1

Summit room 2

Why wouldn’t you work collaboratively?
This session will focus on enablers and barriers to collaboration and the policy, culture and tools needed to accelerate change.

Hosted by Andy Wardle - Sales Director, Waterloo. Sponsor of Integration & Collaborative Working


SME - industry disrupter?
Is this our best opportunity to take the lead - to deliver what our customers need in a way that is sustainable for business and the environment?  

Hosted by Malcolm Clarke - Managing Director, Baxall Construction. Sponsor of SME of the Year



Customer satisfaction – accident or design?
How an integrated team approach to customer satisfaction delivers positive outcomes and creates value for all involved.

Hosted by Alex Neall - Framework Manager, Southern Construction Framework. Sponsor of Outstanding Customer Satisfaction


Innovation – is it worth the risk, is it worth investment?
Innovation is a pre-requisite to competitive advantage so why would you not invest?

Hosted by Julie Barry – Head of Business Development for RIFT R&D. Sponsor of Innovation


To what extent are you prepared to let your employees fail and why?
How do you create a successful people development strategy and embed an open culture for individuals to thrive and your business to grow?

Hosted by Steve Hayman – Director, Cheesmur Building Contractors. Sponsor of People Development  


Managing conflict to deliver major projects
The first thing we do - let's kill all the lawyers" (Shakespeare Henry VI).

Hosted by Christian Charles and David Weare – Partners, Construction, Fladgate. Sponsor of Project of the Year


Conservation & Regeneration in decline?
Will the post-Covid focus on place, wellbeing and social value rather than conservation lead to a decline in specialist heritage skills and techniques?

Hosted by Ian Bailey – Director, Artelia UK. Sponsor of Conservation & Regeneration


Net Zero 2050: The final frontier?
What is the future for ‘sustainability’ once net zero carbon is achieved?

Hosted by Natasha Baum - Senior Project Manager, Willmott Dixon Construction. Sponsor of Sustainability


Time, cost and quality - Offsite has cracked it!
But, how well does Offsite address current day challenges of zero carbon, design flair & flexibility and fire.

Hosted by Steven Hearn - Chief Executive Officer, Mid Group. 2020 Winner of the Offsite Award


Learning from the coronavirus pandemic 
Do you feel the construction industry will adopt some, if not all, of the lessons learnt including revised ways of working?

Hosted by Adrian Shah-Cundy – Corporate Responsibility Director, VolkerWessels UK. Sponsor of Health, Safety & Wellbeing


Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards 2021 - Awards Ceremony
The afternoon will culminate in the Awards Ceremony – bringing together all our finalists.
We’ll announce the People’s Choice Award 2021 winner – open to every finalist and voted by the public.


For more information, email

The Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards are proud to support CRASH in their 25th anniversary year, helping homelessness charities and hospices with vital construction projects.

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