RITZ CARLTON JBR / DUBAI / UAE

The Middle East’s most
respected consultant focused
awards ceremony

20 January 2021
Final deadline to submit nominations is December 10, 2020, 12 noon (GMT). Nominate Now
2020 Awards

Categories

Companies must have an office in the Middle East to be eligible for these awards.

Company Awards


  • ARCHITECTURAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • COST CONSULTING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • EDUCATION CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
  • FACILITIES MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • GENDER DIVERSITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
  • INDUSTRY INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR
  • INTERIOR DESIGN COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • LIGHTING DESIGN CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR
ARCHITECTURAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • This award celebrates regional architectural firms that have designed the most inspiring and ground-breaking structures for Middle East developers in the year leading up to the event.
  • Firms offering more than four disciplines, in addition to architecture, should nominate themselves for the Multi-Discipline Consulting Company of the Year award.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • Formerly known as ‘Workplace of the Year’, this award recognises organisations that strive to improve themselves, and provide the best and most flexible environment for employees to excel and grow in their personal and professional lives.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
COST CONSULTING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • Cost consultants are essential to the success of projects and here, the region’s most efficient, respected and professional firms will be commended. Companies should use their nominations to demonstrate their approach and expertise.
  • Companies specialising in quantity surveying/cost consulting can enter this category. Firms that provide four or more disciplines, in addition to cost consultancy, should apply for the Multi-Discipline category.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
EDUCATION CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
  • A new addition for the 2020 Middle East Consultant Awards, this award recognises companies that have made the transmission of knowledge a priority in the 12 months leading up to the awards. Firms that have committed to education via in-person or digital initiatives, as well as those that engage with academic institutions on a deep level can nominate for this award.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • This new for 2020 award recognises companies that have provided efficient and effective FM services to residential and/or commercial real estate developers across the Middle East. Companies should use their nominations to highlight their expertise and the value they bring to clients.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
GENDER DIVERSITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
  • Recognises a company that actively worked to balance the gender scales and/or encourage the next generation of professional through focused initiatives and strategies. This includes but is not limited to diversity friendly HR practices, as well as engaging with schools and universities to build a future pipeline of regional talent.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
INDUSTRY INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR
  • While the regional construction industry has moved forward in many ways compared to years gone by, there is still room for improvement. This new award recognises companies that decided to champion a particular cause and made consistent efforts to drive that positive change in the sector in the twelve months leading up to the awards.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
INTERIOR DESIGN COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • The design of interior spaces is more important than ever. This new for 2020 award recognises specialist companies that planned and delivered stunning spaces across regional residential and commercial projects.
  • Companies that are primarily interior design focused can nominate for this category.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
LIGHTING DESIGN CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR
  • Lighting design is a key part of modern projects and this award honours consultants that have delivered distinctive and impressive lighting across several projects. Nominated companies should provide evidence of their skills and abilities in their submission, along with client references and notable examples of their work from the last year.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
  • MEP ENGINEERING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • MULTI-DISCIPLINE CONSULTING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • ONSITE SAFETY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • SPECIALIST CONSULTING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • START-UP OF THE YEAR
  • STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • SUSTAINABLE CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR
  • INNOVATION IN PROJECT DELIVERY
MEP ENGINEERING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • Honours firms specialising in the mechanical, electrical and plumbing disciplines. This award recognises consultants that offered efficient and cost effective solutions to clients in the last year.
  • A company that specialises in the MEP disciplines can enter this category. Companies that offer four or more disciplines should nominate for the Multi-Discipline Consulting Company of the Year Award.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
MULTI-DISCIPLINE CONSULTING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • Celebrates firms that have made a significant contribution to the region’s built environment within the past year. Companies that boast a portfolio of four or more disciplines to clients in the region are eligible for this award i.e. architectural design, project management, structural engineering and MEP.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
ONSITE SAFETY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
  • Construction site safety is of paramount importance and with this new for 2020 award, Middle East Consultant is recognising firms that championed, and achieved, sterling safety records on their projects. Firms that are nominating for this award should use their submission to demonstrate how they tackled safety and what that translated to in terms of safe people hours on site. Official safety certificates will add to the credibility of your nomination.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • This award shines a light on standout project management companies, which have helped to keep regional projects on track and on budget.
  • A firm specialising in project management services can enter this category. Companies that provide four or more disciplines should apply for the Multi-Discipline Consulting Company of the Year award.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
SPECIALIST CONSULTING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • This award recognises consultancies boasting niche expertise, which includes but is not limited to acoustics, experience design, facades, fire & life safety, geo technics, security and wayfinding.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
START-UP OF THE YEAR
  • This category honours firms that have recently set-up shop in the region. To qualify for this category, companies should have been established in the last 24 months and have either delivered or are working on construction projects.
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STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  • Recognises structural engineering companies that have provided the most intelligent and innovative structural solutions to clients. Companies should use their submission to show results of their work and innovation in the year leading up to the awards.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
SUSTAINABLE CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR
  • Honours consultants that specialise in sustainable consulting. Companies keen on nominating should provide evidence of their skills and abilities in their submission, along with references and notable examples of their work from the last year.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
INNOVATION IN PROJECT DELIVERY
  • Formerly known as Technology Champion of the Year, this award is open to consultants that have, in the year leading up to the awards, developed or deployed technology that enabled them to better service client requirements. Nominations should highlight how the technology enabled it to meet client requirements. Client testimonials will add significant weight to nominations.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here

Individual Awards


  • EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
  • WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION: PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
  • This award honours executives (male or female) who have taken market dynamics in their stride and steered their firm to business success in the 12 months leading up to the awards.
  • The submitting nominee must hold a senior management position within their respective organisation.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION: PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
  • Recognises professionals who have been delivering exceptional work and earned the attention of colleagues, peers and clients in the twelve months leading up to the awards.
  • The nominee must be directly involved on regional construction projects. Professionals in the HR, PR and marketing fields are not eligible.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
  • UNDER 30 CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
UNDER 30 CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
  • Formerly known as ME Consultant’s Rising Star of the Year award, this award recognises up and coming talent within the Middle East construction industry. The nominee must be under 30 years old and have at least two years of experience with the firm to be eligible.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here

Project Awards


  • PROJECT OF THE YEAR
PROJECT OF THE YEAR
  • This category has been revised for the 2020 edition of the Middle East Consultant Awards. It now recognises three individual winners under the following sub-categories:
    • Residential & Commercial
    • Hospitality & Tourism
    • Retail & Public Facilities
  • Consultants interested in nominating should submit no more than two nominations across all three categories. Only projects that are ongoing (30% complete at least) or have been delivered in the twelve months leading up to the awards qualify. Projects that are in the design stage will not be considered by the panel of judges.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here
  • SUSTAINABLE PROJECT OF THE YEAR
SUSTAINABLE PROJECT OF THE YEAR
  • Recognises projects that feature sustainable design and engineering elements, sustainable materials and modern processes. Consultants submitting for this award should use their nominations to show clear evidence of the project’s sustainable underpinnings.
  • Only projects that are ongoing (30% complete at least) or have been delivered in the twelve months leading up to the awards qualify. Projects that are in the design stage will not be considered by the magazine’s panel of judges.
  • To enter your nomination in this category, click here

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