Celebrating Construction in South Yorkshire Awards 2017

The Celebrating Construction in South Yorkshire Awards (CCISY 17) is the region’s premier construction event, a showcase for the professionalism, excellence and innovation that is at the heart of South Yorkshire’s construction community. It is an opportunity to entertain your guests, showcase your development and construction projects, and network with the local industry while enjoying a gourmet dinner & drinks.

CCISY 17 is a prestigious black tie event and will take place on Friday 13th October 2017, at the Cutlers’ Hall, Sheffield.

Table of ten guests
£650+vat
Individual places
£65+vat


Early bird rate for table of ten guests only £600+vat*

*Available until Friday 28th July. The full price of £650+vat for a table of ten will be charged after this time.

The Awards

CCISY 17 will celebrate high quality work by all sectors of the region’s construction industry and highlight the broadest possible spectrum of construction excellence being delivered by the industry throughout South Yorkshire.

Now in it’s tenth year, the awards are open to public and private organisations, as well as individuals located in and around the region whose business is related to construction. Twelve award categories have been chosen to reflect the modern construction industry.

The Categories

  • Achiever of the Year Award
  • Collaborative Working Award
  • Contractor of the Year Award
  • Eco Award
  • Health & Safety Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Projects of the Year Award - Under £5M
  • Projects of the Year Award - Over £5M
  • Social Value Award
  • Team of the Year Award
  • Training Award
  • Young Trainee of the Year Award

The deadline for all entries is Friday, 28th July 2017

Entries should include entry form, 600 word award entry and any supporting evidence

Entries need to be submitted to ccisy@littlespark.co.uk

The Entry Process

The entries will be judged by a panel of judges with a wealth of knowledge and experience from across the region who will select the winners from organisations, people and or projects nominated through this simple awards application process.

Entries will be reviewed and judged by the panel using a matrix scoring system. The judges will be looking for evidence of development, implementation, and application of the issues within each award category. A shortlist of entries will be selected and a final evaluation session will be convened at which the winners will be decided.

Each category requires only 600 words and all entries should include a relevant image to accompany the submission.

Appendices, such as any additional relating images, PR and testimonials are welcomed.

All award submissions will be considered and there is no limit to the number of awards a company can enter.

All entries are free to submit. Please direct any queries to the contact details below.

Important Information

Entry forms & entries submitted acknowledge acceptance of the rules of entry. The entrant declares that the submission fits the entry criteria, guidance and requirements and that all facts / figures provided are accurate to the best of their knowledge. Entrants must ensure there are no copyright issues with any submissions. The judging panels’ decision is final and no discussion or correspondence relating to any decisions will be entered into.

  • The deadline for all entries is Friday, 28th July 2017
  • Entries should include entry form, 600 word award entry and any supporting evidence
  • Entries need to be submitted to ccisy@littlespark.co.uk
  • Achiever of the Year Award

    This award recognises outstanding performance or influence by an individual who has shown exemplary actions that have changed the behaviour and performance of others, delivered numerous benefits to their organisation and made a significant contribution in the region’s construction market through adoption or implementation of practices, procedures and policies. An entry of up to 600 words should demonstrate the achievers’ measurable benefits or improvements in:- 

    • Development and management of people / peers / supply chain
    • Innovation
    • Sustainability achieved (resources and relationships)
    • Excellence & Quality.

  • Collaborative Working Award

    An entry of up to 600 words should demonstrate a commitment to partnering and working to demonstrate benefits of collaboration in projects. It should be enhanced by reference to a seamless approach, aligned values, sharing best practice and risks, working together as one, being innovative, quick to resolve, pro-active and forward thinking. Examples of benefits derived from the collaborative working should be used to illustrate the effectiveness of the relationships, both in terms of statistical evidence and distinct benefits gained.

  • Contractor of the Year Award

    This award is open to all contractors who exceed their required duties of Health & Safety, consistently reduce construction costs, time and defects and demonstrate business performance improvement with relevant measurement systems and provide evidence to validate this. The judges will examine the performance of the contractors with regard to their investment in staff training and development, social value, sustainability, improved customer satisfaction, working closely with the supply chain and the delivery of quality.

  • Eco Award

    This award is for the greatest commitment to policies and practices that measure and deliver environmental and social benefits, such as reduced carbon footprint. An entry of up to 600 words should illustrate a committed approach to sustainability issues and demonstrate achievements, in relation to the legacy the work leaves and demonstrated best practice including:

    • What was in place prior to commencement of the works in terms of energy efficiency?
    • How the proposals were amended (if applicable) to make more effective use of sustainable products.
    • The savings provided by the initiative in terms of CO² and cost benefits to the end user.
    • Feedback and testimonials from end users regarding improvements made and their effect on savings and comfort

  • Health & Safety Award

    This award is open to all sectors of the construction industry and will be judged on the organisation that can demonstrate the practical implementation of systems, and compliance with construction Health and Safety legislation. Entries should be up to 600 words, equally divided between each section of the following criteria:

    • 1. Information & instruction.
    • 2. Management & supervision.
    • 3. Consultation & communication.
    • 4. Track record / Performance.
    • 5. Training.
    • 6. Continuous improvement

  • Innovation Award

    This award is for an organisation that can demonstrate that their innovative product, process or equipment is leading to an increase in performance, durability, safety, economy or competitiveness in the construction process. It could be a consequence of a research and development programme of which the business provided a substantial proportion of the cost and demonstrated essential support. An entry of up to 600 words should demonstrate the above, clearly explain how the product or service works, outline cost and benefits, and give examples where it has been fully integrated. Clear evidence of commercial success of the innovation must be shown.

  • Projects of the Year Award - Under £5M

    This award will be presented to the organisation or business that demonstrates effectiveness in delivery of an outstanding project under £5 million GBP in value. In 600 words, each application should be able to demonstrate examples of the following:

    • Quality of design.
    • Added Value initiatives.
    • Health and Safety record.
    • Cost effectiveness/within budget.
    • Quality of finished product.
    • Completion to programme.

  • Projects of the Year Award - Over £5M

    This award will be presented to the organisation or business that demonstrates effectiveness in delivery of an outstanding project over £5 million GBP in value. In 600 words, each application should be able to demonstrate examples of the following:

    • Quality of design.
    • Added Value initiatives.
    • Health and Safety record.
    • Cost effectiveness/within budget.
    • Quality of finished product.
    • Completion to programme

  • Social Value Award

    This award will be presented to the organisation that in addition to their core business has either been directly involved in, or supported groups or activities that have helped deliver positive impact in the community. Clear evidence of the organisations commitment to support community groups/activities should be demonstrated, and any lasting impact their support has made. In 600 words the entry should also include details of:

    • The organisation’s policy / approach / commitment to social value.
    • The groups / activities supported and any feedback / testimonials.
    • The lasting impact on the community and any future social value plans.
    • Type of involvement (hours expended / monetary support / activities)

  • Team of the Year Award

    Evidence of strong team-working and collaboration in order to achieve a set of shared key objectives are required for the Team of the Year category. Teams can vary between a site team, an office department or a team of residents. There are no restrictions on the type of team who can enter. In 600 words entrants are required to provide a summary of why the team deserve recognition, identify personal contributions, together with the skills and attributes that were unique or crucial to the success. The award will be awarded to the team that has demonstrated the following -

    • Worked together and is an inspirational example to others
    • Effectively worked with other teams and promoted excellent co-operative working relationships
    • Demonstrated significant achievements and commitment with shared team values

  • Training Award

    An entry of up to 600 words should demonstrate an involvement in aspects of training, such as employee development, craft apprenticeships, community driven initiatives, work experience and liaison with education establishments. There should also be a demonstration of working in collaboration with external agencies, training providers and establishments of further and higher education. Examples of practical learning together with innovative techniques, and integrated training plans will assist in  identifying the commitment to this important sector of construction.

  • Young Trainee of the Year Award

    This award is for the trainee who has done the most to seize the training and development opportunities presented to them during their Learning & Development programme and who has made significant contribution to support the business activities of their employer.

    They will have built up knowledge and skills and used these to progress their career. This could include how they worked as part of a team and as an individual, or how they have motivated themselves to gain the qualifications needed to be a valued member of their organisation.

Date
Friday, 13th October 2017
Venue
Cutler's Hall
18:30
Drinks reception
19:30
Dinner
01:00
Carriages
Dress Code
Black Tie Preferred
Table price
£650+VAT
Ticket price
£65+VAT

Early bird rate for table of ten guests only £600+vat*

*Available until Friday 28th July. The full price of £650+vat for a table of ten will be charged after this time.

For further information

Call: 07817 974804