Awards & Recognition Programs

You’ve already earned it. Apply to the industry’s most prestigious awards programs and get the recognition you deserve. AGC’s awards programs recognize the nation’s most pioneering projects as well as talented and community-minded contractors, innovative and successful AGC chapters, student chapter achievement, and contractors implementing outstanding safety programs.


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    Autodesk Innovation Awards

    In 2018, AGC of America celebrated 100 years of serving the construction industry. In order to recognize this milestone AGC introduced the Innovation Award to provide a platform to encourage free thinkers within the construction industry to provide inventive solutions to the construction challenges that are faced daily. Learn more

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    Build America Awards

    The Build America awards honor AGC members who build the nation’s most impressive construction projects ranging across the building, highway and transportation, utility infrastructure, and federal and heavy divisions. Learn more

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    Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards and National AGC Safety Awards Programs

    AGC recognizes contractor members for excellence in safety through two Awards Programs: the Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) and the National AGC Safety Awards (NASA). Learn more

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    Marvin M. Black Partnering Excellence Awards

    The Marvin M. Black Partnering Excellence Award (represented by a category within the Build America Awards) will be presented annually to construction project(s) that epitomize the principles of partnering. Learn more

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    Diversity & Inclusion Awards

    The AGC Diversity & Inclusion Awards seek to raise awareness of the value a diverse workforce and inclusive environment brings to a company by bringing attention to diversity and inclusion champions within AGC. By recognizing these diversity and inclusion champions, AGC hopes to inspire other AGC member-companies to engage in activities that will promote diversity and inclusion both within the Association and the industry. Learn more

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    Outstanding Student Chapter Award

    The AGC Outstanding Student Chapter Award is given to those Student Chapters that undertake projects benefitting the local community – whether it’s the school campus, a community organization or a private person – with significant impacts. Learn more

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    AGC in the Community

    AGC in the Community is an initiative of AGC Charities Inc., designed to showcase the community service projects of AGC of America’s chapters and members. The awards recognize chapter and member service projects that epitomize the essence of charitable giving, through actual hands-on service and donations to charitable organizations. Learn more

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    AGC Education and Research Foundation Awards

    The AGC Education and Research Foundation gives two prestigious awards annually, one to an educator who exemplifies excellence in the field of construction education, and the other to a senior-level student who submits the winning essay in the James L. Allhands Essay Competition. Learn more

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    Texas Building Branch Outstanding Construction Awards

    Recognizes the very best of the commerical construction projects in the State of Texas. Learn more

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    AGC South Texas Chapter's Construction Industry Awards

    Annual Awards that recognizes AGC South Texas Members who have demonstrated the AGC Motto of Skill, Integrity, Responsibility. Award recipients are announced at the Annual Banquet and Casino Night.